Book Picks


Caldecott Medal BooksThe ALSC’s annual awards for best picture books, sorted by year

Horn Book AwardsLiterary publication site highlighting annual award winners

Horn Book AwardsThe ALSC’s annual awards for best chapter books, sorted by year


Children’s Book-A-Day AlmanacLit history, holidays, and events, and a different daily book pick

Guys ReadAuthor Jon Scieszka’s book recommendations listed by interests, ages, and authors

Junior Library GuildLit picks organized by categories, news, events, awards, and lists

New York Public Library Children’s LiteratureNYPL Librarian lit blogs featuring reviews, news, and events

Read Kiddo ReadJames Patterson’s kids’ book picks and reviews site organized by age group


ALSC Notable Children’s BooksThe Association for Library Service to Children yearly ‘best of’ list, featuring picture and chapter books sorted by reader age

Bank Street College Children’s Book CommitteeBank Street’s yearly list of the best fiction and nonfiction reads, organized by age group

New York Public Library Top 100 Children’s Books of All TimeNYPL’s librarian curated list of the top 100 picture and chapter books


Children’s Book ReviewLiterary blog featuring book reviews, book lists, and literary related articles

Kirkus ReviewsSneak peek children’s book reviews and recommendations

Publishers WeeklyThe latest news in kids’ books, authors, publishing, and literary events

School Library Journal
Literary review publication highlighting news, events, reviews, and “best of”
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