Looking for a great new children’s book? The Atheneum has partnered with BookLetters giving our patrons an easy way to stay current with the latest in web-based reading recommendations. Through the BookLetters website,Â you can take advantage of the following services:
- Recommendations are provided through Book Lists, web-based lists of best-selling and award-winning books for children. Each Book List entry includes a picture of the book cover, a description of its contents, and a link to CLAMS, the Atheneumâ€™s online catalog, making it convenient to check out the books that interest you online. See the Book Lists forÂ children below.
- In addition, you can keep current by signing up for e-Newsletters.Â Select children’sÂ Book Lists are available through e-Newsletters sent on a monthly basis. The e-Newsletters will include all the information in the web-based Book Lists and allow you to reserve or check out featured books right from your email. Book Lists available via e-Newsletter are also listed below.
- Finally, BookLetters hosts the Nantucket Atheneum Monthly Newsletter featuring happenings at the library and timely notices of upcoming programs and events including children’s programs.
Sign-up online for the Nantucket Atheneum Monthly Newsletter or any of the Book List e-newsletters in one easy step.
And when you visit the Weezie Library, a Book List binder with printed lists is kept behind the childrenâ€™s desk, offering both topic and series lists.Â Whether youâ€™re looking for a princess story, a book about shapes and colors, or the name of the fifth Harry Potter book, we can help you find it!
BOOK LISTS for CHILDREN
Available through e-NEWSLETTERS (sent monthly):
- Children’s Chapter Books
- Children’s Picture Books
- Atheneum Newsletter
(contains information on children’s programs).
Nantucket Atheneum Lists:
New York Times Best Selling Children’s Book Lists:
Award winning children’s books:
- Boston Globe – Horn Book Awards
- Caldecott Medal
- Cooperative Children’s Book Center
- Coretta Scott King Award
- The Giverny Award
- Golden Kite Award Fiction
- Golden Kite Award Non-Fiction
- Golden Kite Award Picture Book Text
- Golden Kite Award Picture Book Illustration
- NCTE Award For Poetry for Children
- Newbery Medal
- Orbis Pictus Award
- Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
- Schneider Family Book Award
- Scott O’Dell Award