Staff Book Lists by Find it list childrens:

Lists of recommended books for various occasions and audiences: — Adult, Young Adult, or Childrens.

You can also request a personalized list of Childrens or Young Adult and Adult selections prepared by JMRL staff.

  1. icefall by Kirby, Matthew J., 1976-
  2. memory string by Bunting, Eve, 1928-
    Helping Children Handle Grief
    Grief bibliography from Hospice of the Piedmont

  3. water by Asch, Frank.
    Living in Your Watershed
    Organizations like the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District are helping to keep our watershed clean so that we have healthy water to drink and play in. You can help too by learning about watersheds and taking action.

  4. pippi longstocking by Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002.
  5. ban this book by Gratz, Alan, 1972-
    Spine Crackers Fall 2023
    A Tween Book Club for ages 9 - 12. Monthly on Thursdays @ Central Library 4:30 - 5:30 pm

  6. pi in the sky by Mass, Wendy, 1967-
    Spine Crackers Summer 2023
    A Tween Book Club for ages 9 - 12 Second Thursdays @ Central Library 4:30 - 5:30 pm

  7. crush by Chmakova, Svetlana, 1979-
  8. if a bus could talk the story of rosa parks by Ringgold, Faith.
    Rosa Parks
    Interesting books to read after making your Rosa Parks Rocking Bus Take and Make.

  9. outside your window a first book of nature by Davies, Nicola, 1958-
  10. ancestor approved intertribal stories for kids by
  11. Celebrate Native American Heritage - Picture Books
    Picture books that celebrate Native stories

  12. elephant in the garden by Morpurgo, Michael.
    Spine Crackers Winter/Spring 2023
    A Tween Book Club for ages 9 - 12 Second Thursdays @ Central Library 4:30 - 5:30 pm

  13. just harriet by Arnold, Elana K.
    Mysteries Grades 2-3
    Chapter mysteries for younger readers.

  14. her fearless run kathrine switzer s historic boston marathon by Chaffee, Kim.
  15. you are my happy by Kotb, Hoda, 1964-
    Mindfulness For Kids
    Practicing Mindfulness helps children to notice the positives and get a perspective on the negatives. This assists in developing a sense of appreciation, gratitude and contentment.

  16. mrs piggle wiggle by MacDonald, Betty Bard.
    Kids book club recommendations
    JMRL Bookaroos and Book Bites book group members love and recommend these books!

  17. federico and the wolf by Gomez, Rebecca J.
  18. halloween by
  19. minty a story of young harriet tubman by Schroeder, Alan.
    #1000BlackGirlBooks - Children

  20. muhammad ali conscientious objector by Graham, Tim (Sports reporter)
  21. story of civil rights by Mara, Wil.
  22. i voted making a choice makes a difference by Shulman, Mark, 1962-
    Voting Books for Children
    Books about voting and elections for Children in Grades 1-5

  23. all around us by Gonzalez, Xelena.
    Indigenous Own Voices Stories
    A list of stories written by indigenous people

  24. dinosaurs by Gibbons, Gail.
  25. book scavenger by Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss.
    Mysteries Grades 4-6
    Chapter mysteries for older readers.

  26. little elliot fall friends by Curato, Mike.
  27. booked by Alexander, Kwame.
  28. peska and the first salmon ceremony by Ritchie, Scot.
    Indigenous Heroes and Heroines
    Books starring indigenous characters.

  29. 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

  30. 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

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

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