Book Search and Reading Lists

Want a print book? Use our Destiny Library Catalog

Use your school email address (everything before the @ sign to sign in and your Google password) to request a book.

Want ebooks? Use Sora!

Use your school email address (everything before the @ sign to sign in and your Google password) to request a book.

Not sure what to read? Try one of these sites or Reading Lists

There are so many excellent places to get book recommendations!

Each student is individual and will be developmentally ready for books at different times. Keeping this in mind, the resources below range in age/reading level (some sites allow you to customize or select different grades or reading levels).

See additional Youth Media Awards listed below

Newbery Medal

The Newbery Medal honors the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Michael L. Printz Award is is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

Pura Belpré Award is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Coretta Scott King Awards

Coretta Scott King Awards

The award (or awards) is given to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution.

Reading Award Lists

Michigan Great Lakes Reads List Gr 6-8 on page 4)

YALSA Book Lists (American Library Association-Young Adult Library Services Association) ​Various book awards and book lists for young adults ages 12 through 18.

Schneider Family Book Awards The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.

Notable Children's Books Books of fiction, information, poetry and pictures for all age levels (birth through age 14)

The Stonewall Book Awards are presented to English language books that have exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.

Sibert Informational Book Medal The Sibert Medal honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year.