Lists and Suggestions for Kids
List: Caldecott Medal Winners, 1990-Present
Wang, Andrea, author.
Embarrassed about gathering watercress from a roadside ditch, a girl learns to appreciate her Chines... More
We Are Water Protectors
Lindstrom, Carole, 1964- author.
Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destr... More
Also available in Overdrive. "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to... More
Also available in Overdrive. "Explores the life of one lighthouse as it beams its message out ... More
Wolf in the Snow
Also available in Overdrive. When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find... More
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
Also available in Overdrive. Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to... More
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great... More
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
Also available in Hoopla. An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given... More
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Learn what it was like to travel on the transcontinental ra... More
This Is Not My Hat
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A tiny minnow wearing a pale blue bowler hat has a thing or... More
A Ball for Daisy
A wordless picture book showing the fun a dog has with her ball, and what happens when it is lost. ... More
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Stead, Philip Christian.
"Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, t... More
The Lion & The Mouse
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventureso... More
The House in the Night
Swanson, Susan Marie.
Also available in Overdrive. Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a hous... More
The Invention of Hugo Cabret: A Novel in Words and Pictures
Also available in Overdrive. When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks withi... More
Also available in Hoopla. The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam. ... More
The Hello, Goodbye Window
Also available in RB Digital. Looking through the kitchen window, a little girl and her doting grand... More
Kitten's First Full Moon
Also available in Hoopla. When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, ... More
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center tow... More
My Friend Rabbit
Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plan... More
The Three Pigs
The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, ... More
So You Want to be President?
St. George, Judith.
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications an... More
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Also available in Hoopla. A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments... More
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.
A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order... More
Zelinsky, Paul O.
Also available in Hoopla. A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair... More
A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the Jews of sixte... More
Officer Buckle and Gloria
Also available in Overdrive. The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle... More
When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his moth... More
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's jou... More
Mirette on the High Wire
McCully, Emily Arnold.
Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house... More
Frogs rise on their lily pads, float through the air, and explore the nearby houses while their inh... More
Black and White
Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The ... More
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Also available in Hoopla. Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is di... More