Books to Read

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Suggested Books

The Association for Library Service to Children has suggested some books to read this summer.  Four Summer Reading book lists are available.

Click here for suggested books for Birth-Preschool.

Click here for suggested books for Kindergarten – 2nd Grade.

Click here for suggested books for 3rd Grade – 5th Grade.

Click here for suggested books for 6th Grade – 8th Grade.

 

New BooksClick here for suggested books for 6th Grade – 8th Grade.

Wowbrary’s list of childrens’ items added to the Agawam Library for the previous week.

 

ALSC Awards & Grants for Children’s Materials

This site contains links to many book lists which won awards for children’s literature from the Association for Library Services to Children.

 

Caldecott Medal Home Page

This site lists the Caldecott Medal Winners for each year. The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

 

Digital Books from OverDrive

24/7 access to popular audio books, videos, and e-books directly from your home. Users may read e-books, listen to audio books, and view videos on a range of devices including PCs, PDAs, and Smartphones. Patrons may also burn audio titles directly to CD. Most titles check out for 2 weeks and are automatically returned when due, so there are never any late fees. Patrons are notified by email when a reserved title is available for checkout. Requires a valid C/W MARS Library Network Card. Funded by the Agawam Library and the C/WMARS Library Network.

 

Kids Reads

Here’s a link to all the series books. Author info, characters and lists of all titles in the series will keep you up to date on what’s new!

 

Newbery Medal Home Page

This site lists the Newbery Medal winners which are awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.