Reading Lists

Texas Bluebonnet List: A Reading List for Grades 3 to 6

Texas 2-by-2 List: Picture Books for Age Two through Grade Two

Current List

Little Maverick: A Graphic Novel Reading List for Grades K through 5

Current List

Other Lists

Newbery, Caldecott, & Other Award-Winning Books

  • 2022 Newbery Medal Winner and Honor Books: awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
    • The Last CuentistaThe Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera
    • Four Newbery Honor Books also were named:
      • Red, White, and Whole by Rajani LaRocca
      • A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger
      • Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff
      • Watercress written by Andrea Wang and illustrated by Jason Chin
  • 2022 Caldecott Medal Winner and Honor Books: awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
  • 2022 Pura Belpre Award: presented annually 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.
  • 2022 Coretta Scott King Award