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Book Awards & Recommendations

Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (link)

Winners of the children's book award given by the North Dakota Library Association

ALA | Newbery Medal (link)

Annual award given by the American Library Association for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

ALA | Caldecott Medal (link)

Annual award given by the American Library Association for most distinguished American picture book for children

ALA | Wilder Medal (link)

Award that honors an author or illustrator whose books have made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children

The following websites are recommended in the International Reading Association publication, Reading Today (Feb/Mar, 2006).

American Library Association / Children's Notable Lists - Best of the best in children's books, recordings, videos, and computer software as identified by the American Library Association - Association for Library Service to Children

ALA | Current Notable Children's Books List (link)

2008 Notable Children's Books

Children's Book Council (link)

Recommended reading lists for children of all ages.

Canadian Children's Book Centre (link)

Thoughtful reviews of recent Canadian books for young readers.

International Reading Association (link)

Choices booklists selected by children, young adults, teachers, and librarians around the United States

Read North Dakota (link)

Read North Dakota is dedicated to celebrating and promoting literature created in and about North Dakota.

Read Across America Day (link)

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Suess - March 2nd

Kids' top 100 books (link)

D.E.A.R Day (Drop Everything and Read) (link)

Celebrate the birthday of Beverly Cleary on April 12.

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