Book Lists for Kids

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Extra Challenge For Entering Kindergarten & Younger

Non-Fiction & READERS                               

Picture Books (Authors A-H)

Picture Books (Authors K-Z)          

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Extra Challenge For Grades 1-3


Picture Books (Authors A-G)    Picture Books (Authors H-Z)               

Chapter Books & READERS

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Extra Challenge For Grade 4 & Up


Fiction (Authors A-D)                   

Fiction (Authors E-L)               

Fiction (Authors M-Z) & Graphic Novel     

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STEM Picture Books: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math



Math - Counting, Addition, Subtraction, Division, and Multiplication

Math - Geometry, Fractions, Graphs, and Algebra

Math - More Math Concepts


Concept Books: Shapes, Colors, Opposites, & Sizes





Multiple Concepts

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WOW! Starting to Read Chapter Books

Beginning Chapter Books

More Beginning Chapter Books

Next Step Chapter Books

More Next Step Chapter Books

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Biographies and Other Non-fiction -- School-Aged Reader

Who was...?

More of Who was...?

What was...?

Where is...?

Ordinary People Change the World

Magic Tree House Nonfiction Companions

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How Will it End?  - Choose Your Own Adventure!

Ineractive Hisory Adventures

More Interactive History Adventures

Interactive Fiction Adventures

    No More Diapers for Ducky cover  


Potty Training  

Potty Training (Books for Kids)  

Potty Training (Books for Parents)

Potty Training DVDs     

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    What the no-good baby is good for cover  

New Baby

For Siblings

Sibling Jealousy

Sweet Books about Babies

New Baby Non-Fiction


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    Remembering Mrs. Rossi cover  

Death and Grief

Loss of a Family Member

Loss of a Grandparent

Loss of a Friend

Loss of a Pet

Death & Grief Non-Fiction

Resources for Parents

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    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Cover  

Baby and Toddler Read-Alouds

Baby and Toddler Read Alouds

More Baby and Toddler Read Alouds

Even MORE Baby and Toddler Read Alouds

Read Aloud Guides for Parents

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    Wemberly Worried cover  

Read-Aloud Picture Books

Great Read-Aloud Picture Books

More Great Read-Aloud Picture Books

Even More Great Read-Aloud Picture Books

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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs cover  


Fairy Tale Classics

Tales of Modern Princesses

Disney Princesses 

Disney Princess Readers

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    Rapunzel: A Groovy Fairy Tale cover  


Fractured Fairy Tales   

Fractured Fairy Tales (Picture Books)

More Fractured Fairy Tales (Picture Books)

Fractured Fairy Tales (Children's Fiction)

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    Abadeha cover  

Cinderella Around the World

Cinderella from Around the World

More Cinderella from Around the World

Printable Version

    We need dentists cover  

Community Helpers

Web Version   

Printable Version

    Caught by the Sea cover  


Biographies for Upper Elementary

More Biographies for Upper Elementary

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    So you want to be a wizard cover  


Fantasy (Series)

More Fantasy (Series)

Fantasy (Standalone)

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    Kensuke's Kingdom cover  

Survival Stories

Kids vs. Nature (Classics)

Kids vs. Nature (Fiction)

Kids vs. Nature (Historical Fiction)

True Survival Stories

Learning to Survive         

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    Whales on Stilts cover  

Funny Chapter Books

Laugh Out Loud  

More Laugh out Loud

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    The fighting ground cover  

The American Revolution

American Revolution (Juvenile Fiction)

American Revolution (Non-Fiction)

American Revolution (Teen)

 Printable Version
    The Drummer Boy of Vicksburg cover  

The Civil War

Civil War (Children's Fiction)

Civil War (Teen) 

Civil War (Graphic Novels)

Civil War (Non-Fiction)

 Printable Version

    On the Mayflower cover  

The Pilgrims and Early Colonial Times

Pilgrims/Early Colonial Times (Picture Books) 

Pilgrims/Early Colonial Times (Juvenile Fiction)

Pilgrims/Early Colonial Times (Juvenile Non-Fiction)

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    I'm not afraid of this haunted house cover  

Scary Picture Books and Readers

Scary Picture Books

More Scary Picture Books

Scary Readers

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    The Old Country cover  

Not-So-Scary Chapter Books

Not-So-Scary Chapter Books   

More Not-So-Scary Chapter Books

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    Deep and Dark and Dangerous cover  

Scary Stories

Scary Stories 

More Scary Stories

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    Corydon and the Island of Monsters cover    

Ancient Mythology

Rick Riordan's Series    

Mythological Reads

Greek & Roman Mythology (Non-Fiction)

Egyptian & Other Mythology (Non-Fiction)

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    Top of the Order cover    

Sports Stories

Girls: Get in the Game!        

More Girls: Get in the Game!

Boys: Get in the Game!       

More Boys: Get in the Game!

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    Punished! cover    

Guys Read

Guys Read: Humor

Guys Read: Fantasy

Guys Read: Action/Adventure

Guys Read: Graphic/Visual Novels

Guys Read: Early Chapter Books

Guys Read: Non-Fiction

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    Diary of a Wimpy Kid cover  


If You Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Read-Alikes   

More "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Read-Alikes

Challenging "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Read-Alikes

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Award Winners

Newberry Medal   Newbery Medal
Given to the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.
Caldecott Medal   Caldecott Medal
Given to the most distinguished picture book for children.
Geisel Award   Geisel Award
Given to the most distinguished book for beginning readers.
Sibert Medal   Sibert Medal
Given to the most distinguished informational book for children.
Coretta Scott King Award   Coretta Scott King Award
Recognizes outstanding African-American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.
Pura Belpre Award  

Pura Belpré Award
Honors Latino authors and illustrators whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in children's books.

Last Updated: Dec 21, 2017