So many wonderful books!
Visit some of these great websites to find suggestions for elementary aged students.
Book Award Winners:
Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
Newberry Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Pura Belpre Award awarded 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.
(Laura Ingalls) Wilder Award that honors an author whose books, published in the U.S., have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
Guys Read, a website hosted by Jon Scieszka that gives ideas for books with special appeal to boys.
Jan Brett, a website of one of the U.S.'s foremost author/illustrators. She has over 39 million books in print.