Great Summer Reads!
Books for Young Children
- Books for Babies and Toddlers
- Books for Preschoolers: Classics [pdf] • New Favorites [pdf]
- Off to School [pdf]
- Read to Me: Early Chapter Books
- Brave Girls & Resourceful Females: Books for Pre-K to Grade 3
Booklists for Grades K - 8
Great stories, diverse characters -- find books today!
- Complete list of American Library Association (ALA) 2016 award winners
- Newbery Medal --ALA award for literature for children
- Caldecott Medal -- ALA award for picture books for children
- Sibert Medal -- ALA award for informational books for children
- Coretta Scott King Book Award -- ALA award for outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values
- Rainbow Book List -- ALA list of books with significant and authentic GLBTQ content
- Pura Belpré Award -- ALA award to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience.
- Books by African American authors for younger readers (age 0-8)
- Books by African American authors for readers age 9-13
- Latino/a Kids' Lives: Books for readers age 9-13
- Asian American Kids' Lives: Books for readers age 9-13
- Books with diverse characters for readers age 9-13
*Berkeley Public Library card needed to access Novelist from home