Lists of Good Books

South Carolina Association of School Librarians Book Award Nominees for 2015-2016

Picture  Books- students in kindergarten - 3rd grade can vote for their favorite in February.
Here is a link to a FlipSnack presentation done by Susannah Hogan, the Librarian at Wellford Academy of Science and Technology.
 
Children's Books - students in 3rd - 5th grades can vote for their favorite in February. Here's a link to the Richland County Library's page showing the covers and giving a summary of the Children's Book Award Nominees.
 
READKIDDOREAD - Great books for kids recommended by author James Patterson
 
The Caldecott Medal - 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.
 
The Newbery Medal - 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.
 
ON-LION - Reading and books and MORE from the New York Public Library
 
Bookhive: Your Guide to Children's Literature and Books - on the Public Library of Charlotte-Mecklenburg County website.  It's great.