Reading Suggestions for Kids

Check out what the Children's Place Staff is reading!

The Children's Place is considering who will win this year's Caldecott Award for most distinguished picture book. Join Kathy East on Sunday, January 27 at 2 pm in the 1st Floor Meeting Room to learn more about the Award and to participate in our own Mock Election. Plan to stay until 4 pm, with Mrs. East's help you will be reviewing this year's nominated books, and more. Get a head start by browsing through the some of the nominated books on our bookshelf:

All of the ALA Youth Media Awards will be presented Monday, January 28. Watch the announcements of the winners during a live webcast starting at 11 am (Eastern Time) here.
Book Awards and Select Booklist Sites


Book Trailers

Find a good read by watching a video book trailer!
Have you made a trailer for a favorite book?  
Please share it with us in the Children's Place, or you can share it through the first link below!


Book Reviews


Book-Centric Websites


Children's Lit Blogs


Resources for Children's Books Authors and Illustrators


Important Places of Interest


Book Podcasts

Looking for a good podcast about books and stories for children? Look no further: explore these options!

link to Wonders podcast  link to April Eight podcast  Book Club for Kids podcast  link to Buttons and Figs podcast  link to Circle Round podcast

link to Little Stories for Tiny People  link to Picturebooking podcast  link to PW KidsCast podcast  link to Radio Rookies podcast  link to Read Aloud Revival podcast  

link to Scholastic Reads podcast  link to Stories podcast  link to Storynory podcast  link to Story Pirates podcast  link to StoryTime podcast  

link to What If World podcast  link to What Should I Read Next podcast  link to The Yarn podcast

Other Recommended Podcasts

For Preschoolers

link to Ear Snacks podcast

For Kids

link to But Why podcast  link to Dream Big podcast  link to CBS Radio Mystery Theater podcast  link to The Past and the Curious podcast  link to Peace Out podcast  

link to Short and Curly podcastlink to Spare the Rock podcast  link to Wow in the World podcast

For Tweens

link to Adventures of Finn Caspian podcast  link to Brains On podcast  link to Eleanor Amplified podcast  link to The Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast  link to Tumble podcast

link to The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel podcast

For Teens

link to 99% Invisible podcast  link to All Songs Considered podcast  link to How Sound podcast  link to Mouthful podcast  link to Radiolab podcast  

link to Re:Sound podcast  link to Story Corps podcast  link to Stuff You Should Know podcast  link to This American Life podcast  link to Welcome to Night Vale podcast    

link to Youth Radio podcast

What podcasts do you recommend?