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Book Lists

2018 Caudill Nominee List

2018 Bluestem Nominee List

2018 Monarch Nominee List



Favorite Resources

Novelist K-8 Plus

All the info about books, authors, and series you could want! Includes book descriptions and suggests similar books and authors to read, plus you can search for different topics or Lexile.


Juvenile Series and Sequels

Can’t figure out which book to read next in a series? Visit Mid-Continent Public Library’s database to search by author, title, or series.


Lexile: Find a Book

Use this site to search for books with a specific Lexile range, then check Messenger’s online catalog to see if the titles are available.


Online Resources

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