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Reading Links

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Kids Reading Links

Recommended reading websites & resources for kids of all ages!

A Year of Diverse Stories

Join us on a diverse reading journey this year!

20 Favorites of 2020

Books read & loved by your Children's Librarian in 2020.  Because the year wasn't ALL bad.

New Books

Check out our newest kids' books!


Personalized Book Bundles

Click on one of the images below to request a bundle of books for your child!  *Please give us at least 1 week to gather your books*


Reading Resources

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Staff Recommended Reads

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 Beginning Chapter Books 

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Award Winning Books

The Association for Library Services to Children now has a searchable database of award winning books!  Look up books by award, year received, title, & more.


Children's Author Websites

Beverly Cleary
Dav Pilkey
Doreen Cronin
Eric Carle
Eric Litwin
Geronimo Stilton
Jane O'Connor
Jason Chin
Jason Reynolds
Jeff Kinney
Jennifer L. Holm
Jon Scieszka
Katherine Applegate
Kevin Henkes
Kwame Alexander
Lemony Snicket
Matt de la Pena
Mem Fox
Mo Willems
Peter Brown
Raina Telgemeier
Rick Riordan
Sandra Boynton
Sharon Creech
Ursula Vernon