Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas

I’m 83 and I still love writing epigrams for and creating illustrations for the Berenstain Bears Books.  I say – go to the library for inspiration!

Jan Berenstain
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

Award Books

AwardWeb - honors science fiction as well as  mystery, regional and children's literature.

Caldecott Award - honors the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Bram Stoker Award - sponsored by the Horrors Writers Association.

Newbery Award - honors the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Pulitzer Prize - honors an author whose work best depicts American life.