Please check back often, we are continually revamping our booklists and adding them to the new website.
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
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 Younger Boys Like (Ages 5-8)
Books Older Boys Like (Ages 8-11)
Brave Girls, opens a new window
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
Mermaids, Unicorns, and Fairies, opens a new window
Dog Man Readalikes, opens a new window
Unity. Kindness. Peace., opens a new window
Kindness and Empathy Chapter Books, opens a new window
Death of a Loved One, opens a new window
Where Do Babies Come From? Changing Bodies, and Puberty!, opens a new window