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Reading Lists

Texas Bluebonnet Award Books
Newbery, Caldecott, & Other Award Winning Books
  • Newbery Medal Winners and Honor Books: awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
  • Caldecott Medal Winners and Honor Books: awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Ms. Hannah calls this "the illustration award!"
  • Pura Belpre Award: presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
  • Geisel Award: given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers. This award is named after Theodor Geisel, or as most of know him, Dr. Seuss!

Reading Recommendations From the Youth Services Department
If you like Diary of a Wimpy Kid try:
 yoda_cover The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
by Tom Angleberger
The Terrible Two
by Mac Barnett & Jory John 
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 lg-houseOfRobots House of Robots Series
by James Patterson & Chris Grabenstein 
Smile by Raina Telgemeier   smile







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