Links For Children

Awards for Children’s Books

The Horn Book Awards


2015 Picturebook Winner: The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee
2015 Fiction Book Winner: Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms by Katherine Rundell
2015 Nonfiction Book Winner: The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and 
the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming

 The Caldecott Honor Books

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2015 Caldecott Medal Winner: The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

The John Newbery Medal Winners

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2015 Newbery Medal Winner: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

The Stonewall Book Awards


2015 Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award: This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitman

The Coretta Scott King Awards



2015 Author Award Winner: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
2015 Illustrator Award Winner: Firebird by Christopher Myers

The Pura Belpre Awards

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2015 Author Award Winner: I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosin
2015 Illustrator Award Winner:
 Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales

Links for Parents


The official blog of the Association for Library Service to Children

 North Shore Kid – A helpful event calendar and resource guide for families North of Boston.


Macaroni Kid and its family of Publisher Moms are dedicated to delivering the scoop on all the family-friendly events and activities happening in their communities each week.