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Suggested Reading for Children and Young Adults

Caldecott Medal Winners
The Caldecott Medal was 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.
Newbery Medal Winners
The Newbery Medal was 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.
American Library Association's Recommended Reading Lists
List of links to ALA's literature award winners and various notable reading lists for all ages, sorted by age group
Iowa Children's Choice Awards
The purpose of the Iowa Children's Choice Award is to encourage children to read more and better books, provide an avenue for positive dialogue between teachers, parents, and children about books and authors, and give recognition to those who write books for children.
If you like The Princess Diaries...
If you like Junie B. Jones...
If you like the Hardy Boys Mysteries...
If you like Holes by Louis Sachar...
If you like vampire reads...
If you like Lemony Snicket...
If you like Hatchet...
If you like Into Thin Air...