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     New Canaan Public Schools

      Summer Reading Lists & Middle School Projects




logoBeyond the Bestseller for Kids

The Children's Librarians choose five books a month they are especially excited about.  The list includes Picture Books, Nonfiction, Biography and Juvenile Fiction(chapter books).



Harry Potter series of books

Books in a Series

   Want to look up the next title in a series?  Forgot the name of the author?  This website can answer all your questions.






Guys Read coverGuys Read

   Children's author and 2008 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Jon Scieszka, maintains this website directed at boys.



icdl logo.jpg International Children's Digital Library

The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.  Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.




I (heart) book clubNew Canaan Library Juvenile Book Group Collection

   Titles with multiple copies available for book group meetings





Netmeg book Award logoNutmeg Children's Book Award

   The State of Connecticut's own award, voted on by kids.  Award winners and nominees.