Featured Book

Listen to Our World by Bill Martin, Jr.

The beloved author of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? is back with a celebration of the animals that live all around us. Click here to reserve your copy today.

Book Lovers Central for Kids

This is a good place to find your next great read! You can explore award winning books, locate a book in your favorite genre and a whole lot more.

Also click here to view book reviews by HPLD's own Pops and Grandma Kay!

Award Winning Books

Looking for a book that has won a top award? These links will take you to Newbery and Caldecott winners, Colorado Children's Book Award winners and more.

Read Picture Books Online

BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.

TumbleBook Library features fun, animated, talking picture books that can be viewed on any computer or tablet. To access the database, click the link above then click on the TumbleBooks links on the new opened page.

The International Children's Digital Library can be accessed for free in 11 languages. The ICDL Foundation's mission is "to prepare children for life in an ethnically and culturally diverse world by building the world's largest online multicultural repository of children's literature."

Have you heard about Unite for Literacy? This website offers young readers free access to picture books that can be read and listened to in many languages.

Popular Book Websites

Dear America
If you love historical fiction, check out the Dear America website. You'll be able to explore the characters' scrapbooks, learn a new craft, explore recipes from the books and a whole lot more.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Meet author Jeff Kinney and read about how the "Diary" series came to be.

Geronimo Stilton
Read The Rodent's Gazette and take a trip to Mouse City.

Hank the Cowdog
The Head of Ranch Security welcomes you to his brand new website!

Magic Tree House
Explore the world of Jack and Annie. Learn about the books, take passport quizzes and read Tree House Mail.

Skippyjon Jones
Do you love that crazy Siamese cat who thinks he's a chihuahua? He has his own website! Check it out.

Spiderwick Chronicles
Read about authors Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black and stay up-to-date on what's happening in the Spiderwick world.

The 39 Clues
Read the books and play an online game that allows you to play a part in the story.

Meet author Erin Hunter and explore the world of the Warriors.

What's Next in My Favorite Series?

Confused about what book comes next in your favorite series? Click here to link to What's Nextâ„¢: Books in Series Database of Kent District Library

Author and Illustrator Websites

Hilarious author Mo Willems has a brand new website, presented by Pigeon himself! Pigeon Presents.

Everybody loves "The Spiderwick Chronicles"! Find out what's happening in the author's world at Tony DiTerlizzi's Imaginopolis.

Meet T. A. Barron! He's the author of The Lost Years of Merlin series, The Great Tree of Avalon trilogy and now the Merlin's Dragon trilogy as well as many more books for children and adults. There may even be a movie in the near future. Explore this Colorado author's website and check out his books!