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Favorite series, Reading Levels, Staff Picks and more!

Kids Reading - Cool Tools

Kids Reading - Cool Tools

Want a complete list of the books in your favorite series?

Use the Juvenile Series & Sequels database. 
Created 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 Book Authors

Connecticut Children’s Authors & Illustrators

This is 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.