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New Books at BPL
Be one of the first to check out these new books!
Legends The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Football by Howard Bryant
Race that Bike! Forces in Vehicles by Angela Royston
Out of the Woods: A True Story of an Unforgettable Event by Rebecca Bond
2017 Newbery, Caldecott, and other Children's Book Awards
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
Freedom Over Me by Ashley Bryan
The Inquisitor's Tale by Adam Gidwitz
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat illustrated and written by Javaka Steptoe
leave Me Alone! illustrated and written by Vera Brosgol
Duz iz Tak? written and illustrated by carson Ellis
Freedom in Congo Square illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, written by Carole Boston Weatherford
They All Saw a Cat illustrated and written by Brendan Wenzel
Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award: recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults Winner
Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award: recognizing an African American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults
Winnerwritten by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin and Illustrated by Nate Powell
Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience
Winner (Ages 0-10)
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille written by Jen Bryant n
Winner (ages 11-13)
as brave as you written by Jason Reynolds
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award for most distinguished informational book for children
March Book 3 written by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin and Illustrated by Nate Powell
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished book for beginning readers
We Are Growing by Laurie Keller
2016 Monarch, Bluestem, and Caudill Awards Announced!
Awarded by Illinois Young Readers in grades K-3.
Breaking News: Bear Alert by David Biedrzycki
Awarded by Illinois Young Readers in grades 3 - 5.
The 13 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths
Awarded by Illinois Young Readers in grades 4-8.
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
Booklists on the Web
Can't decide what to read? Check out these websites for some great book lists!
Websites of your Favorite Authors!
Online E-books and storytelling.
Noted actors read popular picture books. This page is sponsored by the Screen Actor's Guild.
The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County's site for animated stories, reading lists and activities.
Watch video of noted storytellers spinning their favorite tales. From the Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Libraries.