Kids & Families Book Lists

Book lists by topic and grade level, in English and Spanish! All hand-selected by our children’s librarians.


 

June is Pride Month!

PDF: Ages 0-8    PDF: Ages 8-12     eBooks and eAudio

 

 

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage

PDF: Ages 0-7     PDF: Ages 8-12    eBooks and eAudio

 


Leveled Reading Lists

Babies

Bath Bath Bath image

Preschool

Oliver the Curious Owl image

Kindergarten

Last Stop on Market Street image

Ready to Read

Wet Pet image

First Grade

narwhal image

Second Grade

Bird and Squirrel image

 

Third Grade

Jedi Academy image

Fourth Grade

When you trap a tiger image

Fifth Grade

Camp Whatever

Sixth Grade

Class Act image

Seventh Grade

Storm Runner image

Preescolar

Todos Boastezan image

 


Themed Reading (Ages 0-7)

 

Asian & Pacific
Heritage

Tomatoes for Neela

las Historias
Latinx

La Tribu Chatarra image

Latinx
Stories

Itzel and the ocelot image

LGTBQ+
Stories

Mama Mommy and Me in the Middle

Women's
History

Cantora

Black
Stories

My Dad Is a DJ

 

Indigenous
Heritage

We are Grateful image

Jewish
Heritage

P Is for Pastrami

Arab American
Heritage

Arab Arab All Year Long

 


Themed Reading (Ages 8-12)

 

Asian & Pacific
Heritage

Theo Tan and the Iron Fan

las Historias
Latinx

Abuelita y Yo image

Pubelos
Originarios

Kayum Mapache image

LGBTQ+
Stories

Nikhil Out Loud

Women's
History

She Persisted: Diana Taurasi

Black
Stories

Nic Blake and the Remarkables

 

Indigenous
Heritage

Sea in Winter image

Jewish
Heritage

On All Other Nights

Arab American
Heritage

Muhammad Najem, War Reporter

 


Favorite Themes

 

Spooky
Books

Ghost Patrol image

Libros
Escalofriantes

Escuela de Espanto image

Horror
(ages 9-12)

Jumbies image

Dragons
(ages 9-12)

Dragonwatch image

Resilience
.

What do you do with a problem image

Historias
Bilingues

Call me Tree image

 


 

 

 

 

2024 Award Winners

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

 

Big by Vashti Harrison cover

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

 

The Eyes and the Impossible cover