LAPL Research and Homework - (scroll down, they are in alpha order; most require a library card # for login)
L. A. Times "Reading by 9" (2016 edition) is a multi-year campaign aimed at helping kindergarten through third-grade students read at grade level by the age of nine. The Parent Reading Guide includes book lists, literacy programs, reading tips and more.
Read Kiddo Read - James Patterson has "gathered the creme de la creme... very special books kids will gobble up and ask for more." (2011)
FOCAL Friends of Children and Literature, supporting the Central Library's Children's Department with programs, awards, and special materials.
The Great American Read in 2018 - sponsored by Public Broadcasting System. Vote for America’s Best Loved Novel - through October 18, 2018.