Youth Services

Award Winning Book Lists

New York Times Books Best Seller List for Picture Books: http://www.nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/picture-books/

American Library Association: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia

Abraham Lincoln Award Winners Grades 9-12:  https://www.islma.org/lincoln.htm

Rebecca Caudill Young Reader’s Award Winners Grades 5-8: http://www.rebeccacaudill.org/

Blue Stem Award Winners Grades 3-5: http://www.islma.org/Bluestem.htm

Monarch Award Winners Grades K-3: https://www.islma.org/monarch.htm

Great Online Resources for Kids

National Geographic for Kids play games, watch videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Starfall a free site to teach the basics of reading. Features interactive books and phonics games: http://www.starfall.com/

Wonderpolois where the wonders of learning never cease: http://wonderopolis.org/

Pottermore the digital heart of the Wizarding World: https://www.pottermore.com/

Help my Kid Learn is a project brought to you by the National Adult Literacy Agency: http://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/

Brain Pop an animated educational site for kids: https://www.brainpop.com/

Hour of Code for one hour coding tutorials: https://code.org/learn

Homework/Scholarship Resources

Good Call Datbase Search for Scholarships for all age levels: https://www.goodcall.com/

Preparing for the 2016-2017 ACT: http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/Preparing-for-the-ACT.pdf