The Connecticut State Library Division of Library Development – specifically, Children’s Services Consultant Linda Williams – compiles and publishes a variety of recommended booklists for children and young adults. Check out the following excellent resources for top-quality librarian-approved books!
Books with Starred Reviews
Comprehensive list of recently-published titles that received 2 or more starred reviews.
Award-Winning Booklists for Elementary and Middle School Children
Links to a wide variety of children’s book award winners, from the well-known Newbery and Caldecott medals, to Connecticut’s own Nutmeg Book Award, to many lesser-known but equally important awards.
Connecticut Children’s & YA Authors & Illustrators
Children’s & Young Adult Fiction Set in Connecticut