Recommended Booklists


Texas Book Lists

Texas 2x2 Books

Recommended books for children age two to grade two to encourage voluntary reading. Learn more here.

Texas Bluebonnet Books 2022-2023

A unique program that encourages reading for pleasure for students in grades 3 - 6. Learn More here.


Award Winning Books

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. To find out more, visit the ALA Caldecott Medal Home Page.

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. To find out more, visit the ALA Newbery Medal Home Page