THE BIG BOOKLIST
Here you'll find books for all ages and interests! It's our biggest book list yet, and it's certain to spark a love of reading and learning!
ADVENTURE LOVERS AGES 8 & UP
GIRLS RULE THE WORLD AGES 5 & UP
PICTURE BOOKS FOR LITTLES ALL AGES
PICTURE BOOKS THAT INSPIRE AGES 5 & UP
EVERYTHING THEY WRITE IS GOLD VARIOUS AGES
CHAPTER BOOKS FOR EARLY READERS AGES 5 & UP
SERIES WORTH BINGING VARIOUS AGES
READ THE BOOK - WATCH THE MOVIE VARIOUS AGES
FAMILY FAVORITES AGES 8 & UP UNLESS NOTED
CELEBRATING DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AGES 8 & UP
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Jack and his buddies fight to survive in this thrilling graphic novel series.
A 3 book graphic novel series takes you to new worlds as young Zita sets out to save her friend from aliens.
Charlie, a young genius, sets out on a thrilling adventure to keep Einstein’s most valuable equation from falling into the wrong hands.
Two 11 year old heroes set out to find a disappearing magician, but we can’t give away too much… It’s a secret!
Two time-traveling enemies work together to save the future from doom.
A ten year old blind orphan, a set of magical eyes, and a search for destiny.
Sky and her best friend Shawn venture above ground where dinosaurs rule to find her dad.
Young Cruz uncovers dark secrets while he and others are training to be the world’s next greatest explorers.
A 14 year old daredevil finds himself in trouble that leads to the journey of a lifetime- an attempt to climb Mt. Everest with his estranged father.
Four friends seek to uncover the mystery of a magical candy shop.
Three sisters discover a magical land where they fight an evil Fog Banshee.
A group of talented kids accept Mr. Benedict’s challenge to go undercover to save the world.
A group of kids is hired as holograms to fight against Disney villains.
Five young magicians must use their own magical strengths to outsmart and defeat evil.
girls rule the world
Vibrantly illustrated chapter books about great women in history. Each book includes activities located in the back related to the story.
A picture book biography about the life of Frances Perkins, the first woman to serve in the Presidential cabinet and the brains behind FDR’s New Deal.
Malala’s incredible story is told in this young reader’s adaptation.
These new chapter books from She Persisted are perfect for readers who want to dive deeper into the lives of women featured in the She Persisted book collections.
A beautiful poetic picture book that celebrates the life bravery of Fannie Lou Hamer, a champion of Civil Rights during Freedom Summer & beyond.
(The book does contain some language.)
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s inspirational life story is told in this picture book through her many dissents.
This vibrant picture book tells the story of Ella Fitzgerald, her friendship with Marilyn Monroe, and how together, they worked to overcome the prejudice and racism that stood in Ella’s way.
The perfect series for introducing young children to many inspirational people in history that will inspire them to follow their own dreams.
A fun adventure picture book chronicling Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s race around the world, inspired by Jule Verne’s novel Around the World in 80 Days.
This picture book biography will introduce you to the life and work of Shirley Chisolm, the first black woman in Congress. Prepare to feel inspired and hopeful.
picture books for littles
LAST STOP ON MARKET ST
BIG SMELLY BEAR
Z IS FOR MOOSE
DOWN TO THE SEA WITH MR. MAGEE
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT
DEEP IN THE SAHARA
NEVER SAY NO TO A PRINCESS
IF YOU GIVE A PIG A PANCAKE
everything they write is gold
Readers young and old can find something in Kate’s collection to delight them! From the hilarious adventures of Mercy Watson to the hopeful tale of the Magician’s Elephant, Kate’s stories touch hearts and help readers work through their own feelings about life and belonging.
If your kids are looking for a fast paced mystery, you can’t go wrong with Stuart Gibbs! Each of his four series is filled with adventure and surprise. Perfect for kids ages 10 & up.
Grace Lin, a Taiwanese-American children’s author and illustrator, has written books for all age groups. From picture books that highlight Chinese culture to middle grade novels based on Chinese folklore, Grace’s work is always delightful. I’m certain her books will be ones your children read time and again.
for early readers
VIBRANTLY ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHIES FOR EARLY READERS
GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES FOR SCIENCE LOVERS
THESE GRAPHIC NOVELS FEATURE ONE TINY MOUSE & LOTS OF BIG ADVENTURES
A MERCY WATSON SPIN-OFF SERIES
MYSTERIES FOR SPORTS LOVERS
THE DELIGHTFUL TALES OF TWO UNLIKELY FRIENDS
series worth binging
BOOK SCAVENGERS (8 & UP)
JOIN EMILY & JAMES AS THEY SEARCH SAN FRANCISCO FOR HIDDEN BOOKS.
EMILY WINDSNAP (8 & UP)
THIRTEEN YEAR OLD EMILY DISCOVERS SHE’S A MERMAID & THE SEA WORLD IS IN TROUBLE.
WINGS OF FIRE (8 & UP)
A FANTASTICAL SERIES OF DRAGONS & PROPHECIES.
MAGIC MISFITS (8 & UP)
YOUNG ILLUSIONISTS TEAM UP TO DEFEAT THE EVIL BOSSO.
THE TRACK SERIES (10 & UP)
A LOOK INTO THE LIVES OF FOUR TRACK MATES, ALL FACING THEIR OWN OBSTACLES.
THE MYSTERIOUS BENEDICT SOCIETY SERIES (8 & UP)
A SECRET SOCIETY OF YOUNG GENIUSES RECRUITED TO HELP SAVE THE WORLD?!
LIBERTY PORTER (8 & UP)
A CHARMING SERIES ABOUT LIFE AS THE FIRST DAUGHTER.
RAMONA (8 & UP)
BEVERLY CLEARY’S ENDEARING, QUIRKY, FULL OF LIFE, RAMONA.
THE SECRET SERIES (8 & UP)
SORRY, IF YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT THIS SERIES, YOU’LL HAVE TO READ IT. IT’S A SECRET!
READ THE BOOK
WATCH THE MOVIE
THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND
THE RATS OF NIMH
THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH
- THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM
FLORA & ULYSSES
-BOOKS THAT MAKE YOU LAUGH-
-BOOKS THAT MAKE YOU THINK - BOOKS THAT MAKE YOU FEEL-
The Pye family bans together to find their missing dog, Ginger.
The big adventures of one little mouse.
The cousins are back again for another adventure! They must save themselves from being trapped in an alternate universe behind a series of mirrors.
A delicious story of Charlie, the boy who wins the opportunity of a lifetime to visit Wonka’s chocolate factory.
The delightfully odd tale of a mouse born to a human family who never gives up in a quest to save his friend.
A laugh-out-loud story of a girl and her struggle to care for and keep secret her new pet black hole.
The wild adventures of Pearl, a girl who’ll do anything to be in a new moving picture.
A modern twist on a classic story.
A 12yr old odd and endearing girl searches for purpose & family after a tragedy.
What one thing would you save if your house caught fire?
A family starts over in Echo Mountain after the Great Depression.
Their love for space makes unlikely friends of a grumpy old man & a lonely young boy.
A funny novel-in-verse series following four unique students in summer school.
A heartwarming journey with two mischievous friends.
Pixie learns life lessons after her sister gets polio.
A fun series that explores the childhood of famous people. -AGES 5 &UP
One boy’s hilarious attempt to create a new word for the dictionary.
7th grader Holling, the only presbyterian in his town, must learn to view things from others’ perspectives in a year backdropped by the Vietnam War. -Ages 10 & up
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
In this first in a series, Mia Tang, a 10yr old immigrant chasing her dreams while helping others.
A story of standing up & speaking out against hate.
One resident's quest to make her voice heard in solving the mystery of suspicious deaths in her group home.
Young Ryan is facing many changes, but with the love and support of her family, she embraces them all with grace and positivity.
You’ll fall in love with young baker Mimi in this Shakespearean tale of family and overcoming conflicts.