Special Reading Resources
TumbleBooks An online collection of animated, talking picture books, audiobooks and ebooks for children. Includes picture books in Spanish and other languages. TumbleBooks can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection.
The International Children's Digital Library Hundreds of books for all ages of kids, from picture books to novels written in several different languages, can be viewed and read at this amazing website.
Special Author & Book Info
- Contemporary Authors Biographical information on over 100,000 authors of books for children and adults. You must live in Iowa City, Hills, University Heights, Lone Tree, or rural Johnson County and have an ICPL library card to use this resource.
- Juvenile Series and Sequels A great resource by Mid-Continent Public Library for finding which book comes next.
- Novelist Plus Electronic readers advisory service for fiction and nonfiction. Find by author, genre, or enter a novel you liked and get recommendations for similar books.
Booklists for Kids
Caldecott Medal Award Books
Newbery Medal Award Books