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1,000 Books - April Showers

April showers are here.  And they brings lots of color and fun.  Here are some picture books, early reader and non-fiction books to enjoy as you jump in th ...
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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 - Diverse Picture Books 2021

Here is an updated list of diverse picture books that have been released in the past couple of years.  We have also included several award winners. Enjoy!



1,000 Books - Kindness

Let's celebrate kindness!  Here is a list of kindness picture, early readers and non fiction books



1,000 Books - Play Ball!

It is Spring time! Soon we will have the words, "Play Ball!" Here are books about one of America's favorite past times; baseball.



1,000 Books - Spring

Spring is here on March 21st.  Here are some fun titles to enjoy as we celebrate Spring's arrival.  Have you seen a robin yet?



2021-2022 Great Stone Face Nominees

The Great Stone Face Book Award is given annually to an author whose book receives the most votes from 4th through 6th graders throughout the state.  In April, ...
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Beach - Board & Picture Books

Summer time equals beach time.  Here are some fun board books and picture books about going to the beach.



Beach - Early Readers/Non-Fiction

Summer time equals beach time.  Here are some fun early reader and non fiction titles about going to the beach.



Beach Animals - Board Book, Picture Books

Who calls the sand, the rocks along the beach home?  Here are some board books and picture books of animals that called those places along the shore home.



Beaches- Fact and NonFiction Books

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Beaches-Story and Fiction Books

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By the Sea

Disappear into cool, crystal-blue water, letting the ocean waves drown out the worries of life and wash away all that icky sweat with these YA ocean-inspired books! ...
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Christian Fiction by the Seaside

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Deep Sea Creatures

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Fantastic Pirates and Where to Find Them

The fantastic pirates in these books sail the high seas of genre fiction! You'll find plenty of daring adventure, clever schemes, and deadly battles in these books!



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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Great Stone Face Winners

Here the winners of the Great Stone Face Award from 1979 to this past year's winner.



Historical Fiction: Birds

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



Historical Fiction: Seas and Oceans

If you enjoy Historical Fiction, you might like these books with themes of the Oceans and Seas. 



Infants & Toddlers

Reading to children—even from a very young age—stimulates brain development. These books will encourage you to read aloud to infants and toddlers every day.



Ladybug Award Winners

The Ladybug Picture Book Award 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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Lakes/Ponds - Picture Books, Early Readers, Non-Fi

Who calls our lake/pond waters home?  Here are board, picture, early reader and non fiction titles of animals who call our lakes and ponds home and activities y ...
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Merfolk- Fact and Fiction

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More! Pirates! Historical Fiction.

Yo ho! We have some more pirates for you!



Nonfiction: Animals

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



Ocean - Board Books/Picture Books

Going to the ocean, watching the waves, listening to crash onto the shore.  Looking out to the horizon, wondering who and what are out there.  All this is ...
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Ocean - Early Readers/Non-Fiction

Going to the ocean, watching the waves, listening to crash onto the shore.  Looking out to the horizon, wondering who and what are out there.  All this is ...
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Ocean Animals - Board Books, Picture

Who calls the ocean waters home?  Here are some board books and picture books that feature the wildlife that call the ocean home.



Ocean Animals - Early Readers, non fiction

Who calls the ocean waters home?  Here are some early readers and non fiction titles that feature the wildlife that call the ocean home.




Penguins

Penguins like the cool, snowy days.  Here are some fun stories about penguins.



Pirates-Fact and Nonfiction Books

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Pirates-Story and Fiction Books

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Preschool

Help your young child prepare for school success by sharing learning moments each day. Your preschool child will be ready to thrive in kindergarten and beyond.



Rivers - Picture Books, Early Readers, Non Fiction

Rivers are homes for many animals, amphibians and reptiles.  Here are stories about the animals who call the water of rivers and their surrounding shores h ...
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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. 



Sea Monsters-Fact and Fiction

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Seas the Day

Cast your net over these books and sea what you might uncover in one of these books!




Shallows & Tide Pools Story and Fiction Books

Look through this list of books to read more stories about Tide Pools, Swamps, and other shallow waters!



Sharks- Fiction & Nonfiction

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Snowmen

Making a snowman is a fun activity.  Reading stories about snowman is equally as fun.  Here are suggested snowman titles for all ages.



Suspense at Sea

Suspense and thriller books that take place on the ocean



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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Winter Holidays

Civil Rights Day, Valentine's Day and President's Day occur in January and February.  Here is a list of books for you to explore.



Winter Olympic Games

In February, athletes from all over the world will be gathering in China for the Winter Olympics.  Here is a list of picture, early readers, graphic novel and non fiction books on the Olympics.



Winter Reading - Black History Month

February is Black History Month.  Here is a list of picture book, early reader, fiction, and non-fiction titles.



Winter Reading - Tigers

February 1st is Chinese New Year.  It is the Year of the Tiger.  Here are some picture books, early readers, fiction and non fiction tiger books.



Winter/Snow Books

Tuesday, December 21st is the first day of Winter.  It is also the shortest day that we will see the sun.  Here is a list of winter and snow titles for you to enjoy.



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".