Public Lists by Find it list childrens:
Lists of recommended books for various occasions and audiences —
You can also request a personalized list prepared by JMRL Children's staff.
- Read Local (Children's Authors/Illustrators with a connection to Virginia)
Summer Reading Challenge Sheet 1
- Read a folk tale from Asia (Children's)
Summer Reading Challenge Sheet 3
- Read something by a Japanese author or illustrator (Children's)
Summer Reading Challenge Sheet 3: Read something by a Japanese Author or Illustrator
- Read a folk tale from Africa (Children's)
These are just some of the books you can use to fill the challenge to read a folk tale from Africa on sheet 2 of JMRL's Summer challenge.
- Read a folk tale from Latin America (Children's)
Summer Reading Challenge Sheet 1: Read a folk tale from Latin America
- Learn about an endangered animal!
The books on this list are about endangered animals around the world. They all satisfy the Summer Reading Challenge "Learn about an endangered animal"
- Many Cultures, Many Gifts, One Home Picture Books
A special list of picture books for the 2021 Festival of Cultures to help build bridges of understanding between new Americans and established residents and between different cultures residing in our community.
- Many Cultures, Many Gifts, One Home Chapter Books
A special list of chapter books for the 2021 Festival of Cultures to help build bridges of understanding between new Americans and established residents and between different cultures residing in our community.
- American Library Association Children's Award Books 2021
This is a list of American Library Association winners and honor books from 2021. Includes a variety of awards in publishing for children.
- Winter Wonder
Snowy stories to snuggle and share.
- A-Z : A Picture Book for Every Letter
26 Picture Books that start with each letter of the alphabet! A fun way to find new-to-you books.
- Feelings: Shelf-Help for Littles
Books about feelings for young children.
- Indigenous Own Voices Stories
A list of stories written by indigenous people in honor of Native American History Month
- Royal Reads: Picture Books
Picture books of Princes, Princesses, Queens, and Kings
- Chapter Books for Slytherins
Slytherins may enjoy these tales of darkness, pride, cunning, and ambition.
- Chapter Books for Hufflepuffs
Hufflepuffs may enjoy these tales of hard work, loyalty, and fairplay.
- Chapter Books for Ravenclaws
Ravenclaws may enjoy these tales of wit, wisdom, and learning.
- Chapter Books for Gryffindors
Gryffindors may enjoy these stories of adventure, bravery, and determination.
Spooky chapter books.
- Mysteries Grades 2-3
Chapter mysteries for younger readers.
- Mysteries Grades 4-6
Chapter mysteries for older readers.
- Immigrants & Refugees (Younger Readers)
Picture Books starring immigrant and refugee travelers around the world.
- Immigrants & Refugees (Older Readers)
Books starring immigrants and refugees in their travels across the world.
- Picture books about People with Disabilities
Picture Books starring characters with disabilities.
- Chapter Stories About People with Disabilities
Chapter books starring characters with disabilities.
- Indigenous Heroes and Heroines
Books starring indigenous characters.
- Funny Picture Books to make you LOL
Favorite funny picture books chosen by Central Children's Staff
- Staff Suggestions for Ages 3-5
Recommendations for Ages 3-5.
- Celebrating Pride (Older Readers)
LGBTQ+ themed books for older readers
- Step-Up Books (Ages 6-8)
Easier chapter books that feature larger fonts and more pictures.
- Step-Up Books (Series)
These unique series books are designed for growing readers who are between leveled readers and traditional chapter books.
- Celebrating Pride (Younger Readers)
LGBTQ+ themed books for younger readers
- Black American Picture Books
Picture books featuring Black American characters and stories
- Books for Babies & Toddlers
Board and picture books for babies and toddlers
- Grief Picture Books
Picture Books about grief that can be used to start conversations.