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Cool Tools for Kids' Reading: Children's Literature Resources

Series & Sequels for Kids

The Juvenile Series & Sequels
database is maintained by some industrious librarians in Missouri, JS&S
contains almost 5000 series - wow!

(Psssst!  If you are looking for the newest title in a series, you can also check an author's website.)

Award Winners

Caldecott Medal
for artists of the most distinguished American picture books for children

Newbery Medal 
for authors of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children

Nutmeg Book Award 
winners chosen by Connecticut kids

SEUSS Geisel Award 
for most distinguished American books for beginning readers published in English in the United States


Connecticut Children’s Authors & Illustrators

A list of current and former Connecticut authors & illustrators of Children's books, lovingly maintained by the Connecticut State Library.

Criteria for authors on this list are:
1) at least one of his/her books must be published by a mainstream publisher (not self-published)
2) at least one of his/her books must be in the Library of Congress catalog.