Welcome to the Greenwood Media Center

Contact

Linda Gibbons
Media Specialist
763-745-5547
Linda.Gibbons@wayzataschools.org

Kim Lopez
Media Assistant
Kim.Lopez@wayzataschools.org

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Book Recommendations

Hennepin County Libraries' Kid Links
Includes an Option to search for books by grade level.

A Book and A Hug
This site recommends great books for boys and girls of all ages.

Guys Read
Recommendations by children's book author Jon Scieszka.

My Weird School
A fun series for kids by Dan Gutman.

Series Books
A great list of books for all readers.

Newbery Medal Winners & Honor Books
"The Newbery Medal was named for 18th century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." (description from the ALA Newbery Medal webpage)

Caldecott Medal Winners & Honor Books
"The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott.It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.” (description from the ALA Caldecott Medal webpage

Scholastic Books
Recommendations by age.

Common Sense Media
Recommendations by topic and age.

Maud Hart Lovelace Award

The winner of last year's Maud Hart Lovelace Award was The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John. Vote for this year's winning book:

  • from March through the first week in April.
  • in the Media Center.
  • if you have read at least three of the nominated titles.
Wish by Barbara O'Connor cover

by Barbara O'Connor

Star of the North Award

The winner of last year's Star of the North Award was The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex. Vote for this year's winning book:

  • vote the last two weeks in March
  • in the Media Center
  • if you are in grades K-2 and have read at least 8 of the nominated titles
The Honey Bee by Kirsten Hall, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault cover

by Kirsten Hall, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

Bowwow Powwow by Brenda J. Child, illustrated by Jonathan Thunder cover

by Brenda J. Child, illustrated by Jonathan Thunder