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.


  1. halloween by
  2. girl who carried too much stuff by Boston, Marc.
  3. chinese children s favorite stories fables myths and fairy tales by Yip, Mingmei.
    Read a folk tale from Asia (Children's)
    Summer Reading Challenge Sheet 3

  4. little boat by Gomi, Tarō.
    Read something by a Japanese author or illustrator (Children's)
    Summer Reading Challenge Sheet 3: Read something by a Japanese Author or Illustrator

  5. hunterman and the crocodiles a west african folktale by Diakité, Baba Wagué.
    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.

  6. martina una cucarachita muy linda un cuento cubano by Deedy, Carmen Agra.
    Read a folk tale from Latin America (Children's)
    Summer Reading Challenge Sheet 1: Read a folk tale from Latin America

  7. tiger time by Einhorn, Kama, 1969-
    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"

  8. ho onani hula warrior by Gale, Heather (Children
    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.

  9. american as paneer pie by Kelkar, Supriya, 1980-
    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.

  10. we are water protectors by Lindstrom, Carole, 1964-
    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.

  11. new small person by Child, Lauren.
  12. palm of my heart poetry by african american children by
  13. muhammad ali conscientious objector by Graham, Tim (Sports reporter)
  14. what do you do with a voice like that the story of extraordinary congresswoman barbara jordan by Barton, Chris.
  15. story of civil rights by Mara, Wil.
  16. big bed for little snow by Lin, Grace.
    Winter Wonder
    Snowy stories to snuggle and share.

  17. alma y como obtuvo su nombre by Martinez-Neal, Juana.
    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.

  18. when sophie gets angry really really angry by Bang, Molly.
    Feelings: Shelf-Help for Littles
    Books about feelings for young children.

  19. all around us by Gonzalez, Xelena.
    Indigenous Own Voices Stories
    A list of stories written by indigenous people in honor of Native American History Month

  20. dinosaurs by Gibbons, Gail.
  21. miss lina s ballerinas and the prince by Maccarone, Grace.
    Royal Reads: Picture Books
    Picture books of Princes, Princesses, Queens, and Kings

  22. all are welcome by Penfold, Alexandra.
  23. skeleton hiccups by Cuyler, Margery.
  24. revenge of the witch by Delaney, Joseph, 1945-
    Chapter Books for Slytherins
    Slytherins may enjoy these tales of darkness, pride, cunning, and ambition.

  25. surfside girls the secret of danger point by Dwinell, Kim.
    Chapter Books for Hufflepuffs
    Hufflepuffs may enjoy these tales of hard work, loyalty, and fairplay.

  26. alanna the first adventure by Pierce, Tamora.
    Chapter Books for Ravenclaws
    Ravenclaws may enjoy these tales of wit, wisdom, and learning.

  27. abominables by Ibbotson, Eva.
    Chapter Books for Gryffindors
    Gryffindors may enjoy these stories of adventure, bravery, and determination.

  28. gilda joyce psychic investigator by Allison, Jennifer.
    Chillers
    Spooky chapter books.

  29. inspector flytrap by Angleberger, Tom.
    Mysteries Grades 2-3
    Chapter mysteries for younger readers.

  30. book scavenger by Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss.
    Mysteries Grades 4-6
    Chapter mysteries for older readers.

  31. when mischief came to town by Nannestad, Katrina.
  32. booked by Alexander, Kwame.
  33. marwan s journey by Arias, Patricia de.
    Immigrants & Refugees (Younger Readers)
    Picture Books starring immigrant and refugee travelers around the world.

  34. i lived on butterfly hill by Agosín, Marjorie.
    Immigrants & Refugees (Older Readers)
    Books starring immigrants and refugees in their travels across the world.

  35. uniquely wired a story about autism and its gifts by Cook, Julia, 1964-
    Picture books about People with Disabilities
    Picture Books starring characters with disabilities.

  36. el deafo by Bell, Cece.
    Chapter Stories About People with Disabilities
    Chapter books starring characters with disabilities.

  37. lily the unicorn by Clayton, Dallas.
  38. peska and the first salmon ceremony by Ritchie, Scot.
    Indigenous Heroes and Heroines
    Books starring indigenous characters.

  39. parts by Arnold, Tedd.
    Funny Picture Books to make you LOL
    Favorite funny picture books chosen by Central Children's Staff

  40. moo by Creech, Sharon.
  41. narwhal unicorn of the sea by Clanton, Ben, 1988-
  42. wishtree by Applegate, Katherine.
  43. i am a cat by Bernstein, Galia.
    Staff Suggestions for Ages 3-5
    Recommendations for Ages 3-5.

  44. when you look out the window how phyllis lyon and del martin built a community by Pitman, Gayle E.
    Celebrating Pride (Older Readers)
    LGBTQ+ themed books for older readers

  45. leroy ninker saddles up by DiCamillo, Kate.
    Step-Up Books (Ages 6-8)
    Easier chapter books that feature larger fonts and more pictures.

  46. five stories by Alter, Anna, 1974-
    Step-Up Books (Series)
    These unique series books are designed for growing readers who are between leveled readers and traditional chapter books.

  47. my princess boy a mom s story about a young boy who loves to dress up by Kilodavis, Cheryl.
    Celebrating Pride (Younger Readers)
    LGBTQ+ themed books for younger readers

  48. off away by Atkinson, Cale.
    Black American Picture Books
    Picture books featuring Black American characters and stories

  49. get out of my bath by Teckentrup, Britta.
    Books for Babies & Toddlers
    Board and picture books for babies and toddlers

  50. my big dumb invisible dragon by Lucas, Angie.
    Grief Picture Books
    Picture Books about grief that can be used to start conversations.

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