Literature and Reading
Children's Literature features interviews with children's book authors and illustrators. Also each month Children's Literature features several sets of themed reviews and these are archived continued reference. We provide thousands of links to author illustrator sites, publishers, kids, parent and teacher resources, children's literature collections, upcoming events relating to children's literature and much more.
Great Books for Girls
Eighteen Highly Recommended Books for Girls
Offers a list of books recommended by the webmaster, children's author Jon Sczieska, and others suggested by visitors to the website.
Reading lists, series books, classic titles and the newest titles all are part of Kidsreads.com along with trivia games, contests, author interviews, and word scrambles.
Random House site for kids. Includes interactive games, contests, and information on Seuss and his works.
Vandergrift's Children's Literature Page
Discusses children's literature and its impact on the lives of children.
The award is given annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
The award is given annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
The Pura Belpré Award
The award is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
Coretta Scott King Award
Given annually to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, the Coretta Scott King Book Award titles promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream.
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
The award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
Theodore Seuss Geissel Award
The award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. The winner(s), recognized for their literary and artistic achievements that demonstrate creativity and imagination to engage children in reading.