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Curtis Kids: Kids’ Book Lists and Links

ALA Notable Children’s Books
Outstanding books “that reflect and encourage children’s interests in exemplary ways”

Boston Globe – Horn Book Awards
For excellence in children’s and young adult literature in three categories: Fiction and Poetry, Nonfiction, and Picture Books

Caldecott Medal
Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children

Chickadee Award
The Maine Children’s Choice Picture Book Project

The Children’s Literature Web Site Guide
Internet resources related to books for children and young adults; book lists, authors, ideas.

Guys Read
Recommended books for guys from author Jon Scieszka

I Love Nature Books
Curtis patron and marine scientist Susan Olcott reviews nature picture books for children.

Juvenile Series and Sequels
Alphabetical lists of your favorite series titles! Search by series title, series subject, book title or book author.

Maine Student Book Award Reading List
Great titles for kids in grades 4-8. Vote for your favorites!

Newbery Medal
Award given to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children

Fractured Fairy Tales and Folk Tales
Ever hear of Chickerella? Try these traditional tales with a twist!

Refugee and Immigration Stories: Picture Books

Exploring Immigration through Fiction
To leave home and make a life in a new country can be exciting, harrowing, challenging, and uplifting. These novels give a glimpse into the varied immigrant and refugee experience.

Jack Prelutsky curtis collaboratory great websites for kids