Book Lists for All Ages

Picture Books

Beginning Chapter Books – shorter chapter books for readers not quite ready for longer chapter books.

Junior Fiction

Junior Nonfiction



Suggested Reading Lists from Other Sources:

Children’s Notable Lists

Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children’s books, recordings, and videos.

Award Winners

Newbery, Caldecott and other annual awards from the American Library Association


Meet Zinger from BookHive, a website for children from birth through age twelve, their parents, teachers or anyone interested in reading about children’s books. This site contains hundreds of recommended book reviews in a variety of reading levels and interest areas.

Children’s Choices Reading Lists

Annual reading list with a twist!  Children themselves evaluate books and write reviews.

Jon Scieszka started this website to foster a love of reading in guys young and old. Includes lots of recommendations and tips for reaching guy readers.

Juvenile Series and Sequels

If you’re looking for the next book in a series, this is the site to use!  Courtesy of the Mid-Continent Public Library in Missouri, this database contains over 28,000 books in 3,700 series titles that are classified into three audiences.

Texas Bluebonnet Master List

A reading list for pleasure, aimed at students in grades 3-6. Each year, 20 books are chosen by the TBA selection committee.

Texas 2×2 Reading List

The 2×2 Committee produces an annual list of 20 recommended books for children, age two to grade two.

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