Other useful links for avid readers

  • Explore more for good books to read all year long!

    California Reads

    • Click on: Awards Click on: Eureka Award Recipients
    • The California Reads “EUREKA!" awards for best in nonfiction books



    • Bookopolis is an online community for young readers to share favorite books and discover new ones.


    Children’s Book Council

    • Click on: Find Books.
    • The Children’s Book Council is a non-profit, national trade organization specializing in excellence in reading materials for children. They reference the Science and Social Studies lists every year.


    California Department of Education

    • A collection of outstanding literature for children and adolescents in grades prekindergarten through grade twelve in all disciplines.


    Read Brightly

    • Book Lists and Tips for all ages


     2018 Great Books for 6th Grade

    2018 Great books for 7th and 8th grade

    Too Good to Miss

    • Book lists recommended by SCCLD librarians 


    The California Young Reader Medal

    This program encourages a recreational reading of popular literature among the young people of our state.

    Since its inception in 1974, millions of California children have nominated, read, and voted for the winners of the California Young Reader Medal.



    Reading at Home for Kids