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Award Winners

Newbery Medal Winners
Newbery Award-winning books, 1922-present

Texas Bluebonnet Award
Award-winning books for kids ages third through sixth grade.

Coretta Scott King Award Winners
Coretta Scott King Award-winning books, 1970-present  

Caldecott Medal & Honor Books
Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938-present


2 X 2 Reading List
Great books for kids age 2years through 2nd grade.

American Girls
Do you like the American Girls Series? If so, find your favorite character here and see what goodies she has for you. Many activities, games, e-cards, wallpapers, and more!

PBS Arthur
Read stories, play games, print coloring pages, and enjoy other activities with Arthur and the gang!

Book Adventure
Search for books you want to read based on interests and your reading level. Other fun games and book quizzes make this site a must for all readers.

Book Hive: Your Guide to Children’s Literature & Books 
Listen to books read by your favorite authors, create your own reading list, and test your knowledge of Harry Potter.

Lone Star Reading Incentive Program
Great books for kids in grades 6-8  

PBS Between the Lion Stories
Read a story with your favorite lions. There are over 60 stories to choose from with colorful pictures and interactive games.

Maisy and all her pals are here on-line to play with you. Remember to join the Maisy Club while you are visiting the web site!

Children’s Literature Web Guide 
Lists of children's book awards, bestsellers, online stories, and resources for teachers and parents.

PBS Berenstain Bears 
Watch TV clips, see their vacation pix, and dress brother bear as a dragon.

Clifford the Big Red Dog 
Create your own fun interactive story with Clifford and friends. Many other games and activities abound on this site.

Harry Potter
Explore all the books and find out more about Harry, his friends, and their adventures

Magic School Bus 
Take a tour, play games, and learn about science with Ms. Frizzle and the kids at Walkerville Elementary.

Book Reviews 
Read reviews of your favorite books. Get some tips that can help you read. And read about Mr. Man and all his friends.

Book Talk
Want more information about the books on booklists, like the Bluebonnet? Come here and learn all about the books, from author’s biographies to rantings.

HAISLN is the Houston Area Independent Schools Library Network recommended reading list. It covers all grade levels, from pre-k to 12th.

Kidsreads is the best place on the web for kids to find info about their favorite books, series and authors. Reviews of the newest titles, interviews with the coolest authors and special features on great books are our specialties. And for even more reading fun we have trivia games, word scrambles and awesome contests!

The official Random House site dedicated to Dr. Seuss and his works.

International Children's Digital Library
Discover children books from around the world, including some that are in different languages.


National Geographic for Kids
Search for mysterious monsters such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. Read about man-eating lions and fly into the middle of a hurricane.

ZUZU – Online Newspaper for Kids
Online Newspaper for Kids - poetry, fiction, and artwork by kids for kids. Has everything from sci-fi and mystery to cats and dogs.

An online magazine for kids stories, artwork, reviews, and articles. Read kids' opinions on school violence and uniforms.

Highlights Magazine
Stories, puzzles, crafts, games and activities from your favorite magazine!

Sports Illustrated for Kids
Your favorite sports magazine, Sports Illustrated for Kids, is on-line! View up-to-date information on your favorite sports teams. Visit Buzz's Laugh Locker for funny videos.

Sign Language and Braille

Sign Language
Learn sign and finger spelling from Arthur.

Braille Bug
Play games and learn to send secret messages to your friends.