Book Lists for Kids

Readalikes
Children's Fiction
For ages 12 and younger
For ages 3 and younger

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39 Clues (Dec. 2012)
Babymouse (Oct. 2012)
Big Nate (Jan. 2013)
Captain Underpants (Sept. 2012)
The Chronicles of Narnia (Feb. 2013)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Oct. 2012)
Goosebumps (Dec. 2012)
Harry Potter (March 2013)

Judy Moody (Nov. 2012)
Junie B. Jones (Sept. 2012)
Lemony Snicket (March 2013)
The Magic Treehouse (April 2013)
Percy Jackson (Feb. 2013)
The Spiderwick Chronicles (Jan. 2013)
Warriors (April 2013)


Children's Fiction

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By Age Name of Book List
6th Grade 6th Grade 6th Grade (Jan. 2017)
Subject Name of Book List
Animals Cats
Dogs
Horses
Cat Fiction (June 2012)
Dog Fiction (April 2012)
Horse Fiction (April 2012)
Awards Lone Star List

Bluebonnets


Newberys
Texas 2x2
Caldecotts
Coretta Scott King Awards
Lone Star List 2014 (Dec. 2014)
Lone Star List 2015 (May 2015)
Lone Star List 2016 (Feb. 2016)
Bluebonnet List 2015 (Jan. 2016)
Bluebonnet List 2016 (Jan. 2016)
Newbery Awards (May 2016)
2016 Texas 2x2 (May 2016)
Caldecott Awards (May 2016)
Coretta Scott King Awards (May 2016)
Best Books Best Books Best Books of 2015 (March 2016)
Best Books of 2016 (Jan. 2017)
Graphic Novels (Comics) Graphic Novels Graphic Novels (updated Jan. 2017)
Historical Fiction The 20th Century
The 20th Century
The 20th Century
Ancient History
Asian History
European History
European History
Texas History
U.S. History
U.S. History
U.S. History
World History
Europe and Asia during the World Wars (March 2012)
The Holocaust (March 2012)
America in the World Wars (March 2012)
Ancient History (March 2012)
Asian History (May 2012)
European History in Fiction to 1837 (May 2012)
European History in Fiction from 1837 (May 2012)
Texas History (March 2012)
The Civil War (March 2012)
Early U.S. History and the American Revolution (March 2012)
The Old West, Gold Rush, Frontier and Pioneer Life (March 2012)
Historical Fiction in the Americas, Australia and Africa (May 2012)
Good Reads Good Reads Awesome Chapter Books You May Have Never Heard Of (July 2014)
Humor Humor Humorous Fiction (April 2012)
Magic Magic Magic Fiction: Sorcerers, Wizards, Witches and More (April 2012)
Magical Creatures Dragons
Fairies
Dragon Fiction (April 2012)
Fairy Fiction (April 2012)
Mystery Mystery It's a Mystery (May 2016)
Paranormal Paranormal Creatures Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies in Fiction (April 2012)
People Boys
Girls
Families
A Boy's Life: Series Fiction (April 2012)
Girls Just Want to Have Fun: Series Fiction (April 2012)
Family Stories (Dec. 2015)
Places States Reading Road Trip (December 2015
Scary Stories Ghosts
Scary Stories
Ghosts in Fiction (April 2012)
Scary Reads for Grades 4-6 (May 2016)
Spies Kids Kids as Spies Fiction (April 2012)
Survival Survival Survival: Fiction and Non-Fiction Books About Survival and Disaster (April 2016)

Recommended for Age 12 and Under

Subject Name of Book List
The Arts Art
Crafts
Dance
Origami
Writing
Art (Aug. 2013)
Make Your Own Crafts (Oct. 2012)
Dance (July 2013)
Origami (July 2014)
Creative Writing (July 2013)
Authors Leo Lionni
Tana Hoban
Leo Lionni (Jan. 2017)
Tana Hoban (Jan. 2017)
Celebrities Celebrity Authors Books Written By Celebrities (Jan. 2014)
CDs Books with Cds Picture Books with CDs (Jan. 2017)
Dinosaurs Dinosaurs Dinosaurs (July 2014)
Fairy Tales Fairy Tales
Retellings
Who's Been Reading Here? (May 2012)
Fairy Tale Retellings (Jan. 2015)
Family Military Families Veterans and Military Families (Feb. 2013)
Food Food Food and Cooking (updated Jan. 2017)
History American Revolution
African American History
American History
The Revolutionary War (July 2014)
African American History and Biographies (February 2014)
The Old West (March 2013)
Illusions Optical Illusions Optical Illusions (July 2013)
Imagination Imagination Imagination and Creativity (Aug. 2013)
Jobs Jobs (Dec. 2013)
Languages Foreign Languages Learn Another Language (Including Sign Language) (July 2014)
Math Counting
Math
Counting (May 2014)
Math Help Books (Sept. 2012)
Mysteries Animal Detectives
Detectives
Kid Detectives
Mysteries
Animal Detectives (May 2012)
What Do I Notice? (May 2012)
I'm a Kid Detective (May 2012)
Mysteries (June 2012)
Nonfiction Nonfiction Beginning Reader: Nonfiction (Dec. 2016)
People Biographies
Girls
Mexican Americans
Princesses
Royalty
Spies
Influential People You May Not Have Heard Of (Aug. 2013)
Girls With Gumption (March 2015)
Mexican Americans (Dec. 2016)
Princesses to Look Up To (May 2014)
Royalty (July 2013)
I Spy (May 2012)
Places Alaska
Texas
Travel
Alaska (Feb. 2013)
Texas (July 2014)
A World Passport (May 2012)
Poetry Funny Poems Funny Poetry (November 2015)
Pop-Up Books Pop-Up Books (March 2014)
Reading Alphabet
Transitional Books
Alphabet and Letter-Learning Books (July 2014)
Transitional Books (July 2014)
Science Environment
Nature
Outer Space
Physics
Science
Protecting the Environment (April 2013)
Naturally Mysterious (May 2012)
Outer Space and Astronauts (Sept. 2013)
Physics (Aug. 2013)
Science (Feb. 2013)
Science Fiction Science Fiction Science Fiction (July 2014)
Schools First Day of School First Day of School (Aug. 2016)
Secrets Secrets I Know a Secret (May 2012)
Sports Sports
The Olympics
Sports (May 2013)
The Summer Olympics (July 2012)
Time Time/Time Travel Time and Time Travel (Aug. 2012)

 

Recommended for Ages 0-3

Subject Name of Book List
Alphabet Alphabet
K
L
The Alphabet (May 2014)
K is for Kisses (Jan. 2015)
What Starts with the Letter L? (Jan. 2015)
Animals Baby Animals
Bears

Dinosaurs
Ducks
Fish
Frogs
Mice
Monkeys
Pigs
Rabbits
Baby Animals (May 2014)
Bears (Jan. 2013)
Bear Hugs (Dec. 2015)
Dinosaurs (Oct. 2013)
Quack! says the duck (March 2015)
Fish (March 2014)
Frogs (April 2013)
Mouse Munch (Dec. 2015)
Monkeys (Jan. 2015)
Pigs (Feb. 2015)
Bunny Rabbits (March 2014)
Authors Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss (Feb. 2015)
Celebrations Ballons
Valentine's Day
Balloons (March 2014)
Valentine's Day (Feb. 2014)
Clothes Getting Dressed
Dress-Up Time
Hats
Getting Dressed (March 2013)
Dress-Up Time (Oct. 2013)
Hats (May 2013)
Colors Colors Colors (May 2014)
Family Baby Preparing a Sibling for a New Baby (Feb. 2015)
Feelings Happiness
Love
Sharing and Caring
Happiness and Smiles (April 2013)
Love (Feb. 2013)
Sharing and Caring (Sept. 2013)
Food Cookies Cookies! (Dec. 2015)
Insects Bugs
Ladybugs
Bugs (May 2014)
Ladybugs (Dec. 2013)
Learning Counting and Numbers
Numbers
Opposites
Parts of the Body
Shapes
Sign Language
Counting and Numbers (Oct. 2013)
Numbers (Jan. 2014)
Opposites (Jan. 2014)
Head to Toe (March 2015)
Shapes (March 2014)
Sign Language (May 2014)
Monsters Monsters Monsters (May 2016)
Movement Jumping Jumping (Jan. 2015)
Music Music Music (Dec. 2013)
Nursery Rhymes Nursery Rhymes Nursery Rhymes (Jan. 2014)
People Astronauts Astronauts and Outer Space (April 2013)
Places Circus
Library
Ocean
Zoo
The Circus (March 2013)
Fun at the Library (Sept. 2013)
Ocean Fun (Feb. 2015)
The Zoo (April 2013)
Poetry Poetry Never Too Young for Poetry (May 2014)
Seasons Spring
Summer
Winter
Hello Spring! (March 2015)
Summer Fun (May 2014)
Winter (Dec. 2013)
Senses Hearing Noisy (Feb. 2015)
Technology Robots Robots (March 2015)
Time of Day Sleep
Taking a Bath
Bedtime (Sept. 2013)
Taking a Bath (March 2013)
Transportation Cars and Trucks
Flying
Rail
Trucks
Cars and Trucks (Jan. 2013)
Airplanes (Feb. 2013)
Trains (Feb. 2013)
Trucks (Feb. 2014)
Weather Umbrella
Weather
Up Goes the Umbrella! (March 2015)
Weather (May 2014)