Skokie Public Library Kids
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Award Winners

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Web resourceAmerican Library Association Youth Media Awards

Randolph Caldecott Medal
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
John Newbery Medal

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Early Literacy and Beginning Reading

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Family Favorites

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Web resourceBooks About Bullying

Picture books, easy readers, fiction, and nonfiction books about bullying, teasing, and conflict resolution.

Web resourceGetting Ready for Kindergarten

Picture books for children and non-fiction for parents about education, learning, and the school experience.

Web resourceLet's Potty!

Fiction and nonfiction books, videos, DVDs, and a selection of books about toilet training for children with special needs.

Web resourceMy New Baby

Fiction, easy fiction, and nonfiction books about welcoming a new baby to the family.

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Genres by Grade

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Web resourceAdventure

3rd and 4th grade   |   5th and 6th grade   |   7th and 8th grade

Web resourceFantasy

3rd and 4th grade   |   5th and 6th grade   |   7th and 8th grade

Web resourceScience Fiction

3rd and 4th grade   |   5th and 6th grade   |   7th and 8th grade

Web resourceUnited States Historical Fiction

3rd and 4th grade   |   5th and 6th grade   |   7th and 8th grade

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Readalikes

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Web resourceDiary of a Wimpy Kid Readalikes

If you liked following the humorous adventures of middle-schooler Greg Heffley in the Wimpy Kid books, try these.

Web resourceHarry Potter Readalikes

After you've finished the Harry Potter books, hold on to the magic with these great series.

Web resourceThe Hunger Games Readalikes

If you liked The Hunger Games trilogy, try one of these dystopian thrillers..

Available everywhere with your Skokie Public Library cardNoveList K-8 Plus

A guide to fiction books for kids and students. Find your favorite books and series or discover something new by searching for similar authors, subjects, or award-winning titles.

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Special Collections for Kids

Web resourceSpecial Formats and World Languages

Youth materials in unique formats such as puppet/book sets, adapted books, video games, early literacy materials; and items available in other languages.

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Staff Picks

Web resourceBookMatch Kids

Answer a few simple questions and see a list of books recommended just for you!

Web resource Kid's Books We Love

Book reviews written by Youth Services staff.

Web resourceUNDER the COVER: Book Reviews by Teens

Book reviews written by Skokie middle school students.

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Voice of Youth Award (VOYA)

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VOYA-nominated titles available for checkout in print, audio, and digital formats.

Web resourceMaster List

Alphabetical list of all VOYA-nominated titles to date.

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