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Mar 05

Collections for Youth

Posted on March 5, 2019 at 8:08 AM by Michael Lang

Collections for Youth

Kansas Talking Books Online Catalog

William Allen White Children’s Book Award winners are voted on by Kansas schoolchildren. You can find a list of the William A. White Award winners and nominees in our online catalog.

NLS Website

A list of the Newbery Medal winners in the NLS collections. The list is in chronological order by year; the winning title is followed by honor titles.

This collection of mysteries covers a wide range: classics—Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, the Boxcar Children, and Encyclopedia Brown—as well as more recent works.

There are 8 youth oriented magazine titles available through NLS and a number of others with crossover appeal. Periodicals are produced in a variety of formats, including digital audio, digital download, digital text, ebraille, large print, and press braille. Not all periodicals are offered in all formats.


Browse by Subject
Use BARD's browse by subject option to find lists of all available books grouped by a subject. The following subjects may be of interest to our young readers.
  • For Very Young Readers
  • Geography, Juvenile
  • Government and Law, Juvenile
  • Growing Up
  • History, Juvenile
  • Jokes, Riddles, & Rhymes, Juvenile
  • Scary Stories
  • School Stories
  • You and Your Body
  • Young Adult

Search Tip
Try searching BARD by reading level. Enter one of the below terms in the "Search the collection" box and then select the Go button.
  • For preschool-grade 2
  • For grades K-3
  • For grades 1-3
  • For grades 2-4
  • For grades 3-6
  • For grades 4-7
  • For grades 5-8
  • For grades 6-9
  • For junior and senior high readers
  • For high school and adult readers