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Good Reads

Explore New Books to Read

Overdrive - explore e-books and audio books through the Northeast Texas Digital Consortium

Read Kiddo Read - Book list created by James Patterson

KidsReads - A fun place for kids and librarians to search for information about authors, series and titles. Includes author interviews, word scrambles and games

Award Lists

Texas Bluebonnet List - Books aimed at students in grades 3-6

Lone Star Reading List - Books for grades 6-8

Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List - Recommended graphic novels for all ages

Newbery Award List - For the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children

Caldecott Award List - For the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children

Pura Belpré Award List - For excellence by a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator

Coretta Scott King Award List - Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions

Reading Levels

Accelerated Reader Book Find - Find the reading level and AR points for books

Lexile Scores - Grade level and reading ability are two different things. Lexile measures a child's ability based on reading comprehension, not grade level