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NEW ITEMS FOR KIDS: Fiction (story books) | Non-Fiction (true books) | DVDs 

 

RECOMMENDED READS

100 Books to Read in Kindergarten

Children's Books We Know By Heart

Story Time Hits

First Fiction: Chapter Books to Read On Your Own

Books for Boys: When they don't know what they like (Grades 5-7)

Children's Books by First Nations Authors

Celebrate Diversity: Picture Books

Celebrate Diversity: Chapter Books

Immigrant & Refugee Experiences in Children's Books

Megan's Family Read-Alouds

Megan's Middle-Grade Mysteries

Multicultural Picture Books for Ages 3-5

LGBTQ+ Picture Books

 

Check out our booklists for parents here!

 

STORYTIME KITS

Childcare providers and early childhood educators may check out our Storytime Kits, which contain books and other materials related to a theme. For a full list of our storytime kits, click here.

 

AWARD WINNERS

Association for Library Service to Children : Includes the Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, and many more.

Young Reader’s Choice Awards – Pacific Northwest Library Association: This award is voted on by children and young adults of the Pacific Northwest.

BC Book Prizes : Awards for books written by British Columbia authors.

Canadian Children's Book Centre : Includes awards for historical fiction for children, picture books, and more.

Governor General's Awards - English

Governor General's Awards - French

Red Cedar Awards : A young reader's choice award, voted on by children and youth in BC.

CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards

 

FUN READING WEBSITES

Dr. Seuss’s Seussville!: Games, contests, events, and fun, all relating to your favourite Dr. Seuss books and characters.

Eric Carle Web Site: Find out about the author and his books, upcoming events and new books or send a message to Eric Carle.

International Children's Digital Library: Read books online in a variety of languages.

Magic School Bus: Try the activity lab, look in the Kids’ Art Gallery and see what’s up with the wacky Ms. Frizzle and her class.

Starfall Interactive Learn-to-read: This is a colourful and fun site where kids will play while they learn phonetically. Word groups, pronunciation help, read-alongs and lots of game-style learning!

TumbleBook Library: read stories and listen to audio books, all on your computer! [Login Requirements: library card & PIN]