Book Lists

The Caldecott Medal
Newberry Medal

Caldecott Medal Winners: Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Newbery Medal Winners: Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Texas Bluebonnet Reading List: A reading program meant to encourage Texas children to read more books, explore a variety of current books, develop powers of discrimination and identify their favorite books. The list of created through suggestions from librarians, teachers, parents, students and others.

Battle of the Books: Battle of the Books consists of two teams with five members and one to two alternates each, which are selected from grades kindergarten through third grade and fourth through fifth grade. The Battle of the Books team member selection process is comprised of test scores and teacher recommendations.

Lone Star Reading List: A recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians to encourage students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade to explore a variety of current books in their recreational reading.

Texas Bluebonnet Award
Graphic of Texas wearing a hat and reading a book