Children's Books & Resources


Award Winning Books

2023 Winners: Newbery, Caldecott, King, Belpre & More Awards from the American Library Association

  • Newbery Award
    • The 2023 Newbery Medal winner ... 

      Freewater  written by Amina Luqman-Dawson 

  • Coretta Scott King Award
    • The 2023 Coretta Scott King Book winner ...

      Freewater  written by Amina Luqman-Dawson

    • The 2023 Coretta Scott King  Illustrator Book winner... 

      Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual illustrated by Frank Morrison

  • Caldecott Award
    • The 2023 Caldecott Medal winner ...

      Hot Dog illustrated and written by Doug Salati


2023 Nutmeg Book Award Winners! 

Elementary (Grades 2-4) Winner...

The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field by Scott Riley

Intermediate (Grades 4-6) Winner...

When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson & Omar




  • TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks - animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. Have your library card ready to login!
  • Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic. This engaging way to link fact and fiction reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration. You will need your library card number to login.
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