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1   Link   Aurora Public Library
Select "Catalog" for collection information.
2   Link   Award Lists - Caldecott Medal
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
3   Link   Award Lists - Caudill
The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools.
4   Link   Award Lists - Monach, Bluestem, & Lincoln
Illinois School Library Media Association awards for Illinois student Readers' Choice Awards by grade levels K - 3, 3 -5, and High School. The Caudill Award covers grades 4-8.
5   Link   Award Lists - Newbery Medal
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
6   Link   Best Seller List - Christian Booksellers Association
Bestsellers as reported by sales at Christian stores.
7   Link   Best Seller List - New York Times
According to the site "The best-seller lists and the “Inside the List” column appear on the Web a week before they do in print."
8   Link   CliffsNotes
Free CliffsNotes literature notes to help with your homework and tests. The library owns many CliffNotes titles for check out as well.

9   Link   KDL What's Next Database
This website is helpful in finding out the next book or books in series. It was developed by the Kent District Library. Books can be searched by author, book title, series, or genre.
10   Link   LINC Database
For access to the collection of the Batavia, Bloomingdale, Franklin Park, Glen Ellyn, Itasca, St. Charles, Villa Park, and West Chicago public libraries
11   Link   Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device.
12   Link   WorldCat
With over 1 billion items in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide for easy searching this resource also allows you to create a user ID and assemble list of our own reading and research habits. Sugar Grove holdings are included.
13   Link   Voices of Vision Talking Book Center
We provide free library service to persons unable to read or use conventional print material due to a visual or physical disability. There is no cost to eligible readers. Service based on application.
14   Link   Teachers’ Lists of the Best Children’s Books
The best children's books to help you quickly and easily find the ideal book for any topic and reading level....they don't include ALL the books on a given topic, just the award winning, highly rated books.
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