Thornton Public Library

Resources
Books and Movies
New Books
Ebooks
Movies
Staff Favorites
Resources


























































Read Alikes





























































































Adults
David Baldacci

Sandra Brown

Lee Child

Mary Higgins Clark

Harlan Coben

Patricia Cornwell

Catherine Coulter

Janet Evanovich

Sue Grafton

John Grisham

Iris Johansen

Faye Kellerman

Johnathan Kellerman

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Stephen King

Dean Koontz

Johanna Lindsay

Debbie Macomber

Fern Michaels

Laura Lael Miller

Diane Palmer

James Patterson

Jodi Picoult

Kathy Reichs

Nora Roberts

Nicholas Sparks

Danielle Steel

Stuart Woods
Young Adult
Kelley Armstong

Keira Cass

Kristen Cast

P.C. Cast

Cassandra Clare

Suzanne Collins

Ally Condie

Kami Garcia

John Green

Pittacus Lore

Marie Lu

Richelle Mead

Marissa Meyer

Stephanie Meyer

Lauren Oliver

James Patterson

Christopher Paolini

Veronica Roth

L. J. Smith

Maggie Stiefvator

Laini Taylor

Wendelin Van Draanen
Children
David A. Adler- Cam Jansen Series

Jan Berenstain- Berestain Bears

Stan Berenstain- Berenstain Bears

Holly Black- Spiderwick Chronicles

Judy Blume- Ramona Series

Norman Bridwell- Clifford the Big Red Dog

Marc Brown- Arthur

Eric Carle- The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Beverly Cleary- The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Ronald Dahl- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Kate DiCamillo- Because of Winn Dixie

Franklin W. Dixon- The Hardy Boys

Kathleen Ernst- American Girls

John Flanagan- The Ranger's Apprentice

Erin Hunter- Warriors Series

Mick Inkpen- Kipper the Dog

Washington Irving- Sleepy Hollow

Crockett Johnson- Harold and the Purple Crayon

Jeff Kinney- Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Gordon Korman- 39 Clues

C. S. Lewis- Chronicles of Narnia

Lois Lowry- Number the Stars

Margaret Peterson Maddix- Among the Hidden

Ann M. Martin- The Babysitters Club

Mercer Meyer- The Little Critters

Mary Norton- The Borrowers

Jane O'Conner- Fancy Nancy

Mary Pope Osborne- Magic Tree House

Rick Riordan- Percy Jackson Series

J. K. Rowling- Harry Potter

Rachel Renee Russel- Dork Diaries

Shel Silverstein- The Giving Tree

Lemony Snicket- Series of Unfortunate Events

R. L. Stine- Goosebumps Series


P.L. Travers- Mary Poppins

Mark Twain- Tom Sawyer

Chris Van Allsburg- Polar Express

Wendelin Van Draanen- Sammy Keyes

Judith Viorst- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

E.B. White- Charlette's Web

Laura Ingalls Wilder- The Little House on the Prairie

Elizabeth Winthrop- Castle in the Attic
Best Sellers

New York Times

Chicago Trubine

Kirkus Reviews

Publisher Weekly

Book Awards

Dagger- Crime Writers

Edger- Mystery Writers

Eisner- Graphic Novel and Comic

Harvey-Graphic Novel and Comic

Hugo
-Science Fiction
Man Booker Prize- United Kingdom's Literacy Award

National Book Award- Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Children's

National Book Critic Circle Award- Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, Biography, Autobiography, and Criticism

Nebula- Science Fiction and Fantasy

Nobel Prize in Literature
Pulitzer-Fiction, Non-fiction, Biography, Poetry, Drama, History

Rita- Romance

Spur-Western

World Fantasy- Fantaxy

Newbery Medal Award
- Children's
Monarch-K-3rd Grades

Bluestem- 3rd-5th Grades

Rebecca Caudill- 4th-8th Grades

Abraham Lincoln- 9th-12th Grades

Caldecott
-Children's


THORNTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
115 EAST MARGARET STREET
THORNTON, IL 60476
708.877.2579
FAX: 708.877.2608

HOURS
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY:  9 to 5
TUESDAY, THURSDAY: 9 to 8
SATURDAY: 10 to 4
SUNDAY: CLOSED

Facebook Twitter
Pinterest LinkedIn