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Children's Book Lists

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. St. Tammany Parish Library booklists are in pdf format. You will need Adobe Reader to view and print the lists.  If you need it, you can download Adobe Reader here.


Book Lists from your St. Tammany Parish Library

Book Lists for Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program Patch Club

Science, Science Fiction, Math

Art

Music

Animals

Cats

Dogs

Horses

 

Series and Characters at St. Tammany Parish Library

Books for Children Birth to Age 5 at the St. Tammany Parish Library

Books for Readers Ages 5 to 8 at the St. Tammany Parish Library

Books for Readers Ages 8 to 11 at the St. Tammany Parish Library

Books for All Ages at the St. Tammany Parish Library

 

Book Lists and Databases from Other Sources

Association for Library Service to Children: Book and Media Awards

Association for Library Service to Children: Children's Notable Lists

Kidsreads : Great Books for Kids age 6-12
Part of the Book Report Network, Kidsreads provides book reviews, author interviews, and other current information about children's books.

Database of Award Winning Children's Literature
You can search this database by age of reader, genre, historical period, format, gender of protagonist, and more. This amazing site was created by a librarian!

Common Sense Media
This site offers reviews of books and movies in order to help parents determine if a book or movie is age-appropriate for their children.  You do not need to log in or create an account to look at the reviews.

 


Birth to Age 5

Books for Babies

Caldecott Medal Winners

Coretta Scott King Award Winners

Dinosaurs

Great Read Alouds

Pura Belpré Award Winners

Books for Toddlers

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Ages 5 to 8

Beginning Chapter Books

Books Boys Like

Brave Girls

Caldecott Medal Winners

Coretta Scott King Award Winners

For Food Lovers

Great Read Alouds

If You Like the Magic Tree House Books, Try These

Losing a Tooth

Pura Belpré Award Winners

Magic School Bus

Moving


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Ages 8 to 11

Adventure Books for Grades

Books Boys Like

Brave Girls

For Cat Lovers

Coretta Scott King Award Winners

For Dog Lovers

Elections, Presidents and the Political Process with call numbers

Elections, Presidents and the Political Process with annotations

Fantasy Books

For Food Lovers

Great Books for Older Children

Harlem Renaissance - Resources for Young People

If You Liked Harry Potter, Try These

Historical Fiction Chapter Books

Historical Fiction Picture Books for Older Children

Horror Books

For Horse Lovers

Mystery Books

Newbery Medal Winners

Picture Books for Older Children

Pura Belpré Award Winners

Reluctant Readers

Science Fiction Books

Silly Books

Sports Books

Wild About Animals Books

Books about Africa

Books about Asia

Books about Australia

Books about Europe

Books about Latin America

 

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All Ages

Books That Were Made into Movies

Books Boys Like

Brave Girls

Caldecott Medal Winners

Classics

Cookbooks

Coretta Scott King Award Winners

Death and Loss

Environment

Folktales About Food

Food Non-Fiction Books

Food Picture Books

Harlem Renaissance

Homeschooling

The Magic School Bus

Moving

For Pet Lovers (Fiction)

Pura Belpré Award Winners

Great Read Alouds

Welcome New Baby

Where Did I Come From? and Body Issues

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Last updated 25 September 2012
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