"Best of" Lists
Looking for a great kids' book? From the Newbery Medal to the Coretta Scott King Book Award, the must-read books on this list have all been honored by one of the United States' top book prizes. You'll find picks for all ages -- from early readers to teen bookworms -- in a range of genres. Whether they've won a Caldecott or Printz Award or Honor, they're all worth checking out. These excellent award winners are already on their way to becoming classics in children's literature. And for more essential books for kids, try our list of the 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12.