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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!

Summer Reading! See the annual summer reading lists provided by ALSC (Association of Library Services to Children):

2020 Summer Reading Lists


As a community that embraces the responsibility connecting young readers with books, librarians are seeking out and sharing books about the Black experience. Below are some lists to start with:



Our Staff Recommends: Picture Books and Easy Readers


Our Staff Recommends: Chapter Books



Kids’ Choice Award

Every school year, kids in grades 4, 5, and 6 throughout Waukesha and Jefferson counties are encouraged to read 15 titles, all nominated by their peers during the previous years Kids’ Choice. The books range in reading level, subject and target audience. The books are available all school year at Pauline Haass Public Library and at the school libraries. Voting for favorites of the year happens in the Spring. Every three books read earns one vote for top book of the year AND a chance to recommend new books that could make it into Kids’ Choice next year!

      • See this year’s nominee’s here!



Award Winning Books




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

The Association of Library Services to Children offers more book lists that can be accessed on their website. These include book lists such as Graphic Novel Reading Lists, Summer Reading Lists for different grade ranges featuring new and exciting titles and Tough Topics Lists for different age ranges featuring books that deal with various tough topics, along with parent guides for each age group featuring books, websites and more for how to help your children through tough times.