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Booklists for Children and their Parents

“Digging Up Good Books” Summer Reading Lists

Are you looking for a list for your child or teen? This link offers several reading lists, generally organized by grade level and featuring classics as well as more recent titles.


African Heritage

African-American Folktales

African-American Civil Rights

African-American Culture and History

Journey to Freedom

History of Slavery in America

African-American Picture Books


Caldecott Award


Mammoths and The Ice Age




New York Times Bestseller Lists

Chapter Books

Picture Books

Newbery Award

Spring "Raindrops and Rabbits" Books

Texas Bluebonnet Books


2011 - 2012 (titles nominated for this year's vote)

Texas 2x2 Books

(twenty books selected for 2yrs to 2nd grade)



Picture Books

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