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KIDS - BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Check out Overdrive Kids for award-winning children's novels, read-alongs, picture books and more.  Kanopy Kids provides streaming movies and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos.
https://www.bcpl.info/youth/kids.html


BIRTH TO FIVE - BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Get your child ready to read these collections of books and resources specially created for use by parents and babies.  Each kit comes in an easy-to-carry backpack and contains eight children's board books on an early learning theme plus a parent resource book and a music CD or DVD.
https://www.bcpl.info/youth/birth-to-five.html


 MARYLAND’s BLACK –EYED SUSAN AWARD

The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award is a children's choice award for the state of Maryland. Each year since 1992, the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award has been given to authors and/or illustrators of outstanding books chosen for the award by Maryland students. The award seeks to promote literacy and lifelong reading habits by encouraging students to read quality, contemporary literature. Look for these books at your school or public library.
http://maslmd.org/2018-2019-black-eyed-susan-book-award-nominees/


CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNERS
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.
http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottwinners/caldecottmedal