Book Recommendations


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Library Databases



 NoveList Plus

  • Reading recommendations for all ages
  • Fiction and nonfiction
  • Find books by age, genre, appeal, award winners, and "read-alikes"
  • Includes book reviews, articles, lists, and more
 Books and Authors

 Books and Authors

  • Includes book reviews, plot summaries, similar books, and author biographies
  • Award information for over 500 literary awards
  • Book lists by topic
Online Resources


Icon_External_Link Goodreads - Goodreads is a popular social network where users can create lists of books they have read, and those they wish to read. Join the Tempe Public Library "group page" to connect with us!
Icon_External_Link Fantastic Fiction - Great online resource for finding book series order by author.
Icon_External_Link (Randolph) Caldecott Medal - American Picture Books awards.
Icon_External_Link (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award - International Children's Literature (Translated to English) awards.




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