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Award Winning Books

Caldecott Medal and Honor Books
Award-winning picture books by American authors.

Coretta Scott King Award
Award-winning works by African American authors and illustrators of juvenile and young adult literature.

Edgar Award Winners
Award-winning mystery novels. Courtesy of Christ Church City Libraries.

Hugo Award
Award-winning science fiction novels, short stories, etc.

National Book Awards
Categories include Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young people's literature.

Newbery Medal Books
Award-winning American literature for juvenile readers.

Rebecca Caudill Award
Winners of this Illinois award are selected by readers in grades 4-8.


Triad Accelerated Reader Program
This connects you to the Triad Schools Accelerated Reader login page. Please contact your student's school if you need assistance with logging in.

AR BookFind
A great tool for finding grade appropriate books for your children from Renaissance Learning. Search by Author, Title, Grade Level or Subject matter. Shows book cover and gives a synopsis. This tool is not linked with Triad Schools test set. Check with teacher about AR credit for reading these titles.

Arts & Letters Daily
Articles collected from various sources, including book reviews, essays, world news, etc., revised daily.

Searchable database of biographical information about current and historical personalities. Entries are typically several paragraphs long.

A comprehensive set of legal resources on the Internet for both law professionals and laypeople, including codes, cases, legal news, and more.

Official portal to state and local government resources.

The favorite search engine of many Internet users.

Illinois Periodicals Online
An ongoing project to digitize current and back issues of magazines about Illinois. Includes the following titles: Illinois Country Living, Illinois Heritage, Illinois History, Illinois History Teacher, Illinois Issues, Illinois Libraries, Illinois Municipal Review, Illinois Parks & Recreation, Outdoor Illinois, and Prairie Illinois.

Free online access to almanac, biography, dictionary, and encyclopedia resources.

Internet Movie Database
Information on over 250,000 movies.

Internet Public Library
Reference links, subject pathfinders, online newspapers, teen and youth sections, and more.

Authoritative and up-to-date consumer-oriented health information about over 600 diseases and conditions from the National Library of Medicine. Includes lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, drug information, and links to thousands of clinical trials. Updated daily; also available in Spanish.

Free online dictionary and thesaurus.

IL State Library Talking Book and Braille Service
Through a special arrangement between the Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service (ISLTBBS) and the Utah State Library for the Blind and Disabled, adult braille books are available from the Utah Regional Library.

A collection of links to online newspapers, arranged by geographic location and city.

Periodic Table of the Elements
Color chart with links to more information about each element.

Free eBooks by Project Gutenberg
We carry high quality items: Our books were previously published on paper by bona fide publishers and digitized by us with the help of thousands of volunteers. All our ebooks can be easily downloaded: Choose between ePub, Mobipocket, HTML and simple text formats. No fee or registration is required.

Free online access to MEDLINE, the bibliographic database of the National Library of Medicine. Contains citations to journal articles in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.

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