Reading Lists
1,000 Books - Back to School

September means that it is back to school for most.  Here is a list of fun back to school titles in board, picture and early reader formats.



1,000 Books - Best Picture Books of 2021

Happy New Year!  Let's celebrate those books from 2021 that have been chosen to be the best among all the others.  We used many sources to put this list together.  Happy Reading!



1,000 Books - Fall/Autumn

The change of season means colorful leaves, apple picking and other family fun.  Here is a list of board, picture and early reader titles for you to enjoy.



1,000 Books - Let's Go on a Hike

Fall is a great time to explore nature.  Here is a list of board, picture and early reader books on hiking and items/animals that you would find, see or hear during your hike.



Animals from Fantasy: Chapter Books and Comics

Here are some chapter books and comics about fantasy animals that we don't have in reality!Okay, it's mostly dragons. But dragons are very interesting to read about! ...
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Animals in a World Like Ours: Chapter Books and Co

Some of the animals in these chapter books and comics may talk, or there may be some magic, but mostly the worlds these animals live in are the same as ours!Remember ...
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Animals in Science Fiction: Chapter Books and Comi

Animals don't show up as often in Sci-fi and futuristic stories (Probably because aliens and robots are also so much fun) but here are some Sci-fi animal stories for ...
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Animals that Talk: Chapter Books and Comics

There are a lot of talking animal books! Here are a selection of chapter books and comics  for your summer reading. Some have anthropomorphic animals (where the ...
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Bear & Moose Stories - Picture & Readers

Here are some fun stories for our young readers to enjoy this summer during our Tails & Tales reading program.



Bears Fiction, Graphic, Non-Fiction

Here are some bear stories for elementary kids to enjoy during our summer reading program, Tails & Tales program.



Cats & Dogs Fiction, Graphic, Non Fiction

Here are some fun stories about cats and dogs for our young readers to enjoy this summer during our Tails & Tales reading program.



Cats & Dogs Toddler, Picture, Early Readers

Here are some fun stories about cats and dogs for our young readers to enjoy this summer during our Tails & Tales reading program.



Desert Stories

Tails and Tales is all about animals.  In this reading list, you will be reading stories about the animals that call the desert their home as well stories that ...
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Elephants & Giraffe Toddler, Picture, Early Reader

Stories about elephants & giraffes for our early readers to enjoy during the summer reading program.



Exploring: At Home in New Hampshire

Tales and Tails Summer ReadingProgram Week 1: Stories that take place in or around New Hampshire



Exploring: North America and the Southwest USA

Tales and Tails Summer Reading Program Week 2: Stories that take place in the Southwestern USA, concentrating on the Navajo Nation, weaving, moths, and bats



Fantasy: Animal Sidekicks

Animal sidekicks are a common fantasy theme, and they can serve many different purposes! Check out these great books that feature animal companions. 



Fiction: Animal Tales

Some memorable books from your childhood often feature special relationships between humans and animals, which taught some very important lessons about love, friends ...
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Forest Stories

Tails and Tales is all about animals.  In this reading list, you will be reading stories about the animals that call the forest or woods their home.  You w ...
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Historical Fiction: Birds

Fly into summer withone of these feathery titled historical fiction novels!



Jungle Stories

Tails and Tales is all about animals.  In this reading list, you will be reading stories about the animals that call the jungle their home.  You will find ...
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Monkeys & Gorillas Fiction, Graphic, Non-Fiction

Here are some fun stories about monkeys and gorillas for our young readers to enjoy this summer during our Tails & Tales reading program.



Monkeys & Gorillas Toddler, Picture, Early Reader

Here are some fun stories about monkeys and gorillas for our young readers to enjoy this summer during our Tails & Tales reading program.



Mountain Stories

Tails and Tales is all about animals.  In this reading list, you will be reading stories about the animals that call the mountains their home as well stories th ...
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Nonfiction: Animals

There is so much to learn about animals! Take a look at some of these classic titles for your next interesting read.



Pet Stories

Tails and Tales is all about animals.  In this reading list, you will be reading stories about the animals that could be our pets while other stories have some ...
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Rainforest Stories

Tails and Tales is all about animals.  In this reading list, you will be reading stories about the animals that call the rainforest their home.  You will f ...
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Romance: Must Love Dogs

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Science Fiction: Evolved or Engineered Creatures

These stories feature some fearsome and some fascinating creatures, whether they are new and different, superior to humans, or the result of human manipulation. 



Tall Tales

These stories mix fact and fiction together to create an exaggerated story of an actual event. Can you see the truth in these tall tales?



Teen Animal Books (Fiction and Nonfiction)

This year's Summer Reading Program theme is Tails and Tales. Here are a few fiction and nonfiction books involving animals.



Timeless Mythology

Mythology forms the backbone of all the cultures in the world. They are also fun and highly entertaining, and their continuing relevance is evident in the fact that ...
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Vegetarians and Vegans

Interested in learning more about becoming a vegetarian or vegan? Looking for new recipes to try? Here are a few books to check out.



Westerns: Tales From the Wild West

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Zoo Stories

Tails and Tales is all about animals.  In this reading list, you will be reading stories about the animals that call a zoo their home as well stories that take ...
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1000 Books - Birth to 12 Months

Start early and raise a book lover by reading to newborns. These hand-selected books are designed for babies birth to 12 months including durable board books and colorful pictures.



1000 Books - 12 months to 24 Months

Help young children develop a love for reading that will last a lifetime.  Read these fun books about animals and rhymes to your young one and watch their imagination grow.



1000 Books - 2 to 3 Year Olds

Encourage your toddler to read with exciting books that span from simple picture books to more elaborate stories. Watch your child grow into a lifetime book lover.



1000 Books - 4 to 5 Year Olds

Prepare your child for school by exposing them to reading at a young age. This book list is designed for 4 to 5 year olds as they prepare to enter kindergarten.



1,000 Books - Classic Picture Books

Encourage your toddler to read with exciting books that span from simple picture books to more elaborate stories. Watch your child grow into a lifetime book lover.



1,000 Books - 2021 Ladybug Award Books

The Ladybug Picture BookAward is designed to promote early literacy and honor the best in recent children's picture books. A committee of children's librarians from ...
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1,000 Books - Caldecott Award Winners

The Randolph Caldecott Medal, frequently shortened to just the Caldecott, annuallyrecognizes the preceding year's "most distinguished American picture bookfor children".





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