Booklists for Children Ages Birth-11 years

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The following lists are suggestions for "where to start" and "what to read next." Age ranges are only suggested guidelines. Children enjoy reading and hearing books of various levels. For more assistance in choosing books, please ask your librarian.

Pura Belpré Awards honoring a Latinx writer and illustrator whose children's books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience, opens a new window

Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognizing an African-American author and illustrator of outstanding books for children and young adults

Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children

John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature

Theodore Seuss Geisel Award to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year.

Most Popular Picture Books at STPL, opens a new window

Most Popular Beginning Readers at STPL

Most Popular Chapter Books at STPL

Great Read Alouds

Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Program books for grades K-3 at STPL, opens a new window

Mensa for Kids Excellence in Reading Program books for grades 4-6 at STPL , opens a new window

Books for Pokemon Fans

Books Younger Boys Like (Ages 5-8)

Books Older Boys Like (Ages 8-11)

Brave Girls, opens a new window

For Sports Fans

Funny Chapter Book Series

Funny Chapter Books 

If You Liked Harry Potter, opens a new window

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Computer Science Fun and Interesting, opens a new window

Silly Poetry

Mermaids, Unicorns, and Fairies, opens a new window

Dog Man Readalikes, opens a new window

Discover a New Fantasy World

Working Together for Justice

Unity. Kindness. Peace., opens a new window

Kindness and Empathy Chapter Books, opens a new window

Creative Courage

Death of a Loved One, opens a new window

Where Do Babies Come From? Changing Bodies, and Puberty!, opens a new window

Let's Talk About Race

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