Themed Booklists

Sometimes it just takes one wonderful book to turn a kid into a reader. Tap into what interests your child. Browse these book lists selected by Maria Salvadore, our children's literature expert. These books are for kids up to 9 years old, focus on new titles, and emphasize quality. Happy Reading!

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Recommended Books by Theme

Bedtime stories


Fairy Tales, Folktales, Tall Tales, Myths and Legends

Favorite books


Friends and family

Fun and funny

Heritage and history months

Holidays and celebrations


Me and my life


Reading Without Walls

Science and math


Social studies

Taking action

Word play and language

Quotable Quotes: The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go. -- Dr. Seuss

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Emily Stewart, M.Ed.
Emily Stewart, M.Ed.
September 5, 2013
"I feel the need of reading. It is a loss to a man not to have grown up among books." —

Abraham Lincoln