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108 Catoosa Cir,

Ringgold, GA 30736

(706) 965-3600

Info@catoosacountylibrary.org

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Hours

Monday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Sunday: Closed

 

Children's Booklists and Databases

Award Winners

 

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.  Current and past winners are available at this site.

Coretta Scott King Book Award

An award (or awards) is given to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution given by the American Library Association.  Current and past winners are available at this site.

 

Georgia Children’s Book Award

The Georgia Children’s Book Award was established by Sheldon Root, Professor of the Department of Language Education in the College of Education at the University of Georgia, in 1968.  It is given in two categories:  picturebooks and middle grade novels.  Books are nominated for the awards by teachers, media specialist, and other children’s literature enthusiasts from Georgia.  The final list of 20 nominees are selected by a committee of teachers, school media specialists and public librarians.  The books that receive the most votes from children in grades K – 4 (picturebook) and 4 -8 (Novel) are the winners.

 

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.  Current and past winners are available at this site.

 

Children's Book Databases

 

Kidsreads

Reading lists, series books, classic titles and the newest titles all are part of Kidsreads.com along with trivia games, contests, author interviews and author biographical information.

 

Lexile Framework for Reading

Find the right book for you! Enter your Lexile measure, select your interests, and find books you'd like to read! Whether you're reading for school or for pleasure, you can use this site to build a custom reading list on the subjects that interest you the most.

 

Novelist K – 8 Plus (library card required for access)

http://www.abookandahug.com/reader-assessment

An online readers' advisory tool. It helps readers find new books and audiobooks based on books they've read or on topics in which they are interested. Provides enhanced subject access to thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles along with book reviews or annotations.