Recommendations for Kids

Browse our regularly updated lists of staff picks, bestsellers, reading recommendations by grade, award winners, and more.

(Want personalized recommendations? Use our Kids Book Picks form for suggested reads from our librarians.)

Celebrating Black Creators - Picture Books

Celebrating Black Creators - Elementary School Reads

Celebrating Black Creators - Middle School Reads


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Illinois Kids Book Awards

National Kids Book Awards

NYT Best Sellers