Recommended Booklists


Guys Read
Books guys like, for guys to read, founded by author Jon Scieszka

Juvenile Series and Sequels
Your favorite series from A to Z!

New books, series, author interviews, reading lists, and contests for ages 6 -12

New York Times Notable Children’s Books
A selected list of picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and non-fiction books.

Notable Children’s Books
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) annual list of outstanding children’s books includes the current year’s Newbery, Caldecott, Belpré, Sibert, Geisel, Batchelder Award and Honor books. The American Library Association (ALA) Coretta Scott King Award, Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA,) Michael L. Printz Award, Alex Award, and Schneider Family Book Award, are also found on this list.

Read Kiddo Read
James Patterson and his team review books for all ages.

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Multicultural Book Collection
Books with activities developed to include the new Common Core standards.

Reading Rockets
Award-winning and “Best of the Best” Books

STEM Picture Books
The Cook Prize honors the best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) picture book published for children aged eight to ten. It is the only national children’s choice award honoring a STEM book.