Reading Lists

We have a variety of booklists to help you in selecting appropriate materials, but please do not hesitate to ask our friendly children's staff for help.

Award Winners

The Caldecott Award goes to the illustrator of the most distinguished picture book for children published in the United States..

The Newbery Award goes to the most distinguished contribution to literature for children published in the United States.


  • California Department of Education
    Lists recently revised recommended reading list for kids from kindergarten to grade 12. All titles have been annotated. A unique feature allowing titles to be retrieved by grade level, language, culture, genre, and awards is especially nice.
  • Accelerated Reader books can be found at

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