Reading Lists
2022 Bluestem Award List

The list of Bluestem nominees for 2022.

2022 Monarch Award List

A list of the Monarch Award nominees for 2022.

2022 Rebecca Caudill Award List

This is the list of titles nominated for the 2022 Rebecca Caudill Award.

Art Books for Grades 3-5

Books about art appropriate for third through fifth graders.

Diverse Voices for Grades 3-5

Diverse Voices for Grades 3-5

Early Chapter Books for Readers in Grades 1-3

Diverse Early Chapter Books for Readers in Grades 1-3

Graphic Novels for Older Kids

Excellent graphic novel titles for older kids!

Great Books for New and Early Readers

Classic and contemporary titles for kids who are learning to read.

Great Picture Books!

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Great Science Books for Kids

A great selection of science books for kids to explore!

Great Titles for Middle Schoolers

Recommended reads for 6th through 8th graders!

Picture Books Celebrating Diversity

Let's celebrate diversity! A list of great books.

Picture Books with Color

Great picture books that feature lots and lots of color!

Puzzling Questions

“Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.” —Lewis Carroll. Dig Deeper with your little ones and expand their view of the world around them.

Stage Dreams

There's nothing like being on a stage! These books include the highs and lows of being on stage, performing and overcoming your fears for early readers.

Book to Film

It is always a blessing and a curse to see a great book turned into a movie. Here are just some books adapted into movies —just read the books before you watch them!

Exploration Unknown

ex·plo·ra·tion: the action of traveling or investigating an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it. Explore life and the world around you as you Dig Deeper through this list.

Investigate Everything

We often see only what we want to see or what others tell us to see. It's time to ask the hard questions and see the world from a new view. Investigate the world around you and Dig Deeper!