Books For The Win! 12 Award-Winning Must Reads for the Whole Family
A friendship develops between two seemingly different boys in this Caldecott Honor winner made for reading aloud.
Elephant and Piggie discover the fun of being read. But what happens when the book ends? Find out in this Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor book.
Discover what all the buzz is about in this first book of the sidesplitting series. Simple text and hilarious illustrations will hook new readers.
Once upon a time there was a Caldecott Honor-winning retelling of a classic tale, just right for story time.
Katherine Paterson's moving Newbery Medal-winning novel is sure to capture the heart and stir the soul.
A teenage girl unwittingly finds herself in the center of a high-stakes, high seas crime drama in this Newbery Honor-winning page-turner.
An unexpected and unforgettable friendship develops between a gorilla living in captivity and a baby elephant in this poignant Newbery Medal winner.
Lyrical language and detailed descriptions tell the tale of a Mexican girl forced to flee to America during the Depression in this thought-provoking novel.
Set in 1960s New York City, this powerful novel tells the tale of a young Latina coming of age during a turbulent time in America.
Lois Lowry's Newbery Medal-winning story of a young boy who discovers the truth behind his seemingly perfect society has become a modern classic.
A boy must choose between his brother and his father in this award-winning Revolutionary War drama.
This Newbery Honor book weaves traditional African folklore with futuristic technology to create an imaginative science-fiction adventure.
April's Must Reads
10 Great Reads You May Have Missed - Give These Hidden Gems a Second Look
Not sure if Bear will share, but we will--this 40-page board book is too good to keep to ourselves! A sweet and funny look at sharing.
Trucks to the rescue! Little ones will love the moving wheels on every page of this rhyming read aloud.
Something's fishy! Did Shark really eat his buddy Bob or is it just a big misunderstanding? Find out in this side-splitting sea story filled with fun facts.
A young boy and his grandfather set sail on the adventure of a lifetime in this beautifully-illustrated, imaginative tale.
Kiranmala heads back to her homeland to battle witches and solve riddles in the action-packed second book of this fantastically fun fantasy series.
With relatable characters, kid-friendly mysteries and a graphic novel format, newly-independent readers are sure to give Mr. Wolf's Class an A+.
After her mother joins a group that is convinced the world is ending, teenager Rooney Harris feels like it's her world that is over in this emotional page-turner.
When an up-and-coming DJ's life comes to an abrupt end, two unlikely allies come together to solve the crime in this suspenseful thriller.
Floyd discovers his true passion (with a little help from a friend) in this heartwarming coming-of-age charmer.
Sara B. Larson's inventive re-telling of Swan Lake comes to a satisfying conclusion in this sequel filled with magic, romance and twists.
March's Must Reads
"Series-ously" great reading! Get kids hooked on reading with our super series selections.
Kid-friendly storylines, simple sentences and expressive illustrations make Peppa and her pals the perfect pick for preschoolers.
Wahoo! Ms. Frizzle's younger sister is behind the wheel in these informative early readers that make science fun and accessible.
Written as young owl Eva Wingdale's diary entries, this early chapter book series with full-color illustrations on every page makes reading a real hoot.
Fantasy fans will fall for the nonstop action in these illustrated early chapter books that follow a group of young Dragon Masters.
Find out what all the "Buzz" is about in this information-packed series with full-color illustrations and photographs that brings nonfiction to life.
This empowering series focuses on friendship, achieving goals and being true to who you really are. It's sure to inspire young readers.
As informative as it is entertaining, this historical fiction series brings to life the harrowing tales of young people facing dangerous situations.
Not your parents' fairy tales, these fresh takes on classic stories will have kids reading happily ever after.
Artistry and imagination combine in this bestselling graphic novel fantasy series that pulls readers in and doesn't let them go.
February's Must Reads
February 1st was World Read Aloud Day! Celebrate all month long with our picture-perfect picture book picks.
Rollicking rhymes and vibrant illustrations fill this touching tale for anyone who dreams of reaching for the sky.
Imaginative illustrations and rhythmic text make this Caldecott Medal-winning classic a must-read.
This laugh-out-loud read aloud about a spinky, hanky-panky, winky, wonky donkey will have readers and listeners hee-hawing with laughter.
You can't help but sing along with the cool cat in this award winner. Count down with the easy-going, groovy feline as he loses the buttons on his favorite shirt one-by-one.
The simple text and vibrant illustrations in this Caldecott-Honor winner help small kids tackle a big emotion.
Whatever you do, do NOT read this silly book aloud to your child (unless you want to laugh out loud and drive a poor pig hog wild)!
Playful text and whimsical illustrations tell the story of a little penguin who reaches the stars... with a little help from his friends.
Thelma is a horse who dreams of being a sparkly unicorn. Rhyming text and playful pictures fill this joyful tale about loving who you are.
Jump, hop, twist and spin your way through this roaring read aloud packed with fun-filled games and activities.
The hilarious rhymes and literal eye-popping illustrations that show how Pig the pug learns to share will have kids and adults rolling with laughter.
Rhyming text and larger-than-life illustrations show how prehistoric beasts learn the do's and don'ts of reading.
This funny twist on an old classic is "just right" for reading aloud! Side-splitting illustrations fill this Caldecott Honor Winner.
January's Must Reads
Our favorites for the month of January for Beginning Readers, Nonfiction lovers, fans of the Classics and more!
Our Must-Read for Beginning Readers
Simple, rhyming sentences and full-page illustrations give little reading ninjas the confidence they need to hone their skills.