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Children's Book Lists

Classics Early Chapter Books On Display in Children's Room
Fantasy Historical Fiction Storytime Picks
Humorous Fiction Mysteries New Chapter Books

New Picture Books

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Resources About Books

Bookworm Buddies
A blog of book reviews from your very own Children's Librarians at Manhattan Public Library. Find out what we're reading that we think you would enjoy!

Award Lists
Find lists for various children's book award winners, as well as teen and adult literature awards.

Novelist Plus
Search for children's book reviews or recommendations. Look under the "Kids" sections to find "Recommended Reads" on topics such as adventure stories, biographies, historical fiction, animals, and "If you liked..." lists.

Kids blog about their favorite books on this site hosted by National Geographic Kids.

Juvenile Series and Sequels
Find a list of all titles in a series in the order they were published. Mid-Continent Public Library (Missouri) keeps this webpage updated with 3,700 children's book series.

Child Holding Up Magic Tree Books #5 and #21

Great place to find reviews of the newest titles, interviews with authors and lists of great books.

Kansas Book Connect - Accelerated Reader search
Look for great books and find out the Accelerated Reader (AR) level and points. Search by reading level or by genre.

Scholastic Reading Counts
Search for titles in the Reading Counts program to find out reading level, lexile level or point values.

Book Adventure
Book Adventure is a free reading motivation program for grades K-8. Children can create their own book lists, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes. Book Adventure was created by and is maintained by Sylvan Learning.

USD383 School Libraries Online Catalog (Manhattan and Ogden)
Search for titles available at the local schools. Limit by reading level and/or reading program to see what titles are included in your school's Reading Counts or Accelerated Reader.

Child Holding Sweet and Spooky Halloween Book

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