Books & Reading

Book lists for helping kids develop a love for reading.

– Books for the Very Young (Toddler through Preschooler)

Great books to read to toddlers and preschoolers.

– Beginning Readers

Books from some of our easy readers series. These, as well as others, can be found in our Readers section between Juvenile Non-Fiction and Picture Books (Easy).

- Beginning Chapter Books

Ready to move up from easy readers? Try one of these exciting beginning chapter books. These books feature short, lively chapters that are simple enough for readers at this level. These are just a few suggestions to get you started. Please ask at the Youth Services desk for even more suggestions!

– Chapter Books for Kids who like Graphic Novels

Chapter books with elements of cartooning or comic-style illustrations.

– If you like Diary of a Wimpy Kid you might like...

Graphic novels with funny, sassy, school-aged characters.

– Series to Help Fill the Harry Potter Void

Chapter books with wizards and other fantasy elements.

Books & Reading