Want to see the newest books for children and young
adults? Here are links to the Library's catalog that will let you examine
these titles added in the previous month.
Most Leon County Schools have Summer Reading Lists from
which students can choose their summer reading. We've collected some of
those lists and made them available to you; in other cases we've directed
to the school's web page which give the summer reading information.
We hope you'll find these helpful. Remember, the schools themselves
create the reading lists and instructions on how to use them, so you'll
need to contact them if you have questions about the assignments.
We've put together a number of bibliographies, or lists of books, which
may assist you in finding materials you want or need. Find books about a
particular subject? Book suggestions for a particular age level, a
particular genre, i.e. fantasy or science fiction? Books dealing with an
important life event, i.e. the first day of school? Check these
Interested in knowing which children's books received awards and medals, or
have been named on special "Best Book lists?
Our Children's Book Award page lists websites for many important awards, from
Florida's Sunshine State Young Reader's Program annual lists through the
Newbery and Caldecott Medals, and more.