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Find just the right book for every reader. Use the links below to start your search, or get ideas from our book lists!

Search the Catalog for books, audiobooks, movies, and music!

Find eBooks for just the right ages and reading levels in Wisconsin’s Digital Library for Kids!

Explore NoveList K-8, a source of reading recommendations and read-alikes based on age level, interest, mood, and more!

Kids’ Choice Award

      • Kids Choice Award: Every school year, kids in grades 4, 5, and 6 read from the carefully crafted list of 15 titles, and vote for their favorites. Kids’ Choice winners are highly recommended year-round.
      • See this year’s winners here!

Award Winning Books

Our Staff Recommends

Even More Great Ideas: Reading Lists from the Association of Library Services to Children (ALSC).

    • Building a Home Library lists, K thru 8th grade: Suggestions for high quality books to check out or to add to a child’s home library.
    • Comforting Reads for Difficult Times: to help children going through challenging situations like the death of a loved one, an unexpected move, natural disasters and more.
    • Graphic Novels Reading Lists, K thru 8th grade: No, it isn’t a comic book! Check out this growing genre with its complex plot lines, rich textual development, and quality illustrations that make it a true literary form.
    • Forever Summer: See the latest summer’s reading lists for ideas about quality, enjoyable books at various grade levels.
    • Stories of Immigration: Books that address the Latino/a immigration experience and provide young readers with insight into the very real struggles and choices faced by families every day.
    • Unity. Kindness. Peace.: Created to share the message of creating unity, acting with kindness toward others, and promoting peace.
    • Working Together for Justice: Created to affirm the rights of children and families, while encouraging discussions about social justice and equity.