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

Lindstrom, Carole, 1964- author.

Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destr... More

Alexander, Kwame.

Also available in Overdrive. "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to... More

Blackall, Sophie.

Also available in Overdrive. "Explores the life of one lighthouse as it beams its message out ... More

Cordell, Matthew.

Also available in Overdrive. When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find... More

Steptoe, Javaka.

Also available in Overdrive. Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to... More

Mattick, Lindsay.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great... More

Santat, Dan.

Also available in Hoopla. An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given... More

Floca, Brian.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Learn what it was like to travel on the transcontinental ra... More

Klassen, Jon.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A tiny minnow wearing a pale blue bowler hat has a thing or... More

Raschka, Christopher.

A wordless picture book showing the fun a dog has with her ball, and what happens when it is lost. ... More

Stead, Philip Christian.

"Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, t... More

Pinkney, Jerry.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventureso... More

Swanson, Susan Marie.

Also available in Overdrive. Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a hous... More

Selznick, Brian.

Also available in Overdrive. When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks withi... More

Wiesner, David.

Also available in Hoopla. The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam. ... More

Juster, Norton.

Also available in RB Digital. Looking through the kitchen window, a little girl and her doting grand... More

Henkes, Kevin.

Also available in Hoopla. When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, ... More

Gerstein, Mordicai.

A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center tow... More

Rohmann, Eric.

Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plan... More

Wiesner, David.

The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, ... More

St. George, Judith.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications an... More

Taback, Simms.

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

Wisniewski, David.

A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the Jews of sixte... More

Rathmann, Peggy.

Also available in Overdrive. The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle... More

Bunting, Eve.

When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his moth... More

Say, Allen.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's jou... More

McCully, Emily Arnold.

Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house... More

Wiesner, David.

Frogs rise on their lily pads, float through the air, and explore the nearby houses while their inh... More

Macaulay, David.

Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The ... More

Young, Ed.

Also available in Hoopla. Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is di... More