What is the Geisel Award?  According to ALA.org "The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers..."

2015 Caldecott Medal & Honor Books

Medal Winner

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, written and illustrated by Dan Santat

Honor Books

Nana in the City, written and illustrated by Lauren Castillo

The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art, illustrated by Mary Grandpre, written by Barb Rosenstock

Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by Mac Barnett

Viva Frida, written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus, illustrated by Melissa Sweet, written by Jen Bryant

This One Summer, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki, written by Mariko Tamaki

For a complete list of winners from 1938-present check out the list created by ALA.org click here.

Geisel Award Winners & Honor Books 2006-Present

What is Novelist? 

Provided by Badgerlink.net, Novelist is a children's book resource providing read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and much much more.  This is a great resource to use when searching for books by reading level! Get started by following the link click here.    

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Caldecott Medal & Honor Books 1938-Present

What is the Newbery Medal Winners?  According to ALA.org "...to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children..."

Newbery Medal Winners & Honor Books

What is the Caldecott Medal?  According to ALA.org "shall be awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American Picture Book for Children..."

2015 Newbery Award Winners & Honor Books

Medal Winner

The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

Honor Books

El Deafo, by Cynthia Rylant

Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson

For a complete list of winners from 1922-present check out the list created by ALA.org click here.

Calendar of Events

6-1 : Summer Reading reading logs available

6-12 : Summer Reading programming begins

8-18: End of the Summer Party.  10:30AM.  Fireman's Park.  Must finish reading long prior to attending

8-24: Dinner and a Movie :
Grades 6-12..."Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2" 5:00pm

8-31 : Movie for Grown-Ups: Ghost in the Shell (2017)  5:30pm

2015 Geisel Award Winners & Honor Books

Medal Winner

You Are (Note) Small, written by Anna Kang, illustrated by Christopher Weyant

Honor Books

Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page, written by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Arthur Howard

Waiting Is Not Easy!, written and illustrated by Mo Willems

For a complete list of winners from 2006-present check out the list created by ALA.org click here.