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Youth Book Lists

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Books by Grade Level

 Early Reader - Beginning to Read
 Early Reader - The Next Step

Awards/Book Lists

Batchelder Award

Caldecott Medal

Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Geisel Award

Mitten Award

Newbery Medal

Notable Children’s Books

Odyssey Award

Pura Belpre Award

Robert F. Sibert Medal

YouPer Award

Helpful Tool

Accelerated Reader (AR) Bookfinder

Great Reads for First Grade
First Grade
Great Reads for Second Grade
Second Grade
Great Reads for Third Grade
Great Reads for Fourth Grade

Books by Subject

African American Biographies
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage
 Beginning Graphic Novels
Biographies of Famous Women
 Black History Month
Board Books
Chinese New Year
 Cinco De Mayo
Diverse Picture Books
Early Chapter Books Series
Earth Day
Financial Wellness Month
 High Contrast Books for Newborns
 Memorial Day
 Mother's Day
 National Nutrition Month
 #OwnVoices Picture Books
Picture Book Read Alouds (PreK-Elementary)
President's Day
 Star Wars
 Staying Safe During COVID-19
St. Patrick's Day
Tough Topics
 Trailblazing Women Biographies
Valentine's Day


Coretta Scott King Award
Craft Books
Day of the Dead
Native American Heritage Month
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Mindfulness(Feelings/Emotions/Stress Management/Yoga)
Multicultural Children's Book Day
Veteran's Day
Youth Braille Collection

Reading Beyond: Advanced Book Lists

Lists developed by the American Library Association and the Children's Book Council designed to help adults recommend age appropriate titles that will challenge advanced readers.

For Children in Grades K-1 Reading at the 3rd Grade Level

For Children in Grades 2-3 Reading at the 5th Grade Level

For Children in Grades 4-6 Reading at the 7th Grade Level

Summer Reading

The 2020 Summer Reading Book List was created by the Association for Library Service to  children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). Titles on this list were selected by members of ALSC’s Quicklists Consulting Committee.

Birth to Preschool
Grades K - 2
Grades 3 - 5
Grades 6 - 8