ROCKVILLE LIBRARY SUGGESTED GREAT BOOKS FOR SUMMER( or any time of the Year) -Click on the grade for a printable booklet compiled by library staff and distributed through the Vernon Schools.
* First Grade
* Grade2-3 * Grade 4-5 * Middle School
GREAT WEBSITES FOR KIDS: A
website sponsored by the American Library Assocation with links to book sites,
literacy programs and fun activities.
State Book Award chosen by Connecticut youth in Grades 4-8
A popular series for children that centers on the Cahill family. The
family follows 39 clues around the world. These books are available at the
Links to children's and
young adult book awards and lists.
READY TO READ: This site, sponsored by the National Center for
Learning Disabilities offers early literacy activities for children. Included
are also many resources for adults working with children such as checklists and
links to information
MEDAL:1938+ The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of
nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It 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.
Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery.
It is 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.
SCOTT KING AWARD: this
award recognizes outstanding African
American authors and illustrators. The book must be about the African
American experience, and be written for a youth audience (high school or below).
This is a web-based literacy program for boys to help them become
self-motivated, lifelong readers.
for books that are just right for your child's level? Check Out these
Library Consortium 2009 Holiday Giving Book Lists
& Toddlers 0-3
-Young Readers & Listeners ( 3-8)
Readers ( 8-12)