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Book Lists

Suggested titles for your enjoyment.


Please contact our Reference Staff for specific titles or research materials.

New York Times Book Reviews -  Best Sellers

Parenting Books (found in the adult non-fiction section under these numbers)

  • The Seven Secrets of Successful Parents - 649 Ro
  • And Baby Makes Four: Welcoming a Second Child into the Family - 649.1 Wa
  • Are We Having Fun Yet? The 16 Secrets of Happy Parenting - 649 Wi
  • Baby Love: A Tradition of Calm Parenting - 649.122 Br
  • The New Parent - 649.122 St
  • Your Baby from Birth to 18 Months - 649 St
  • 99 Ways to Get Kids to Read & 100 Books They'll Love - 372.4 Le
  • Try and Make Me! - simple strategies that turn off the tantrums and create cooperation - 649.1 Le

Children & Teens

Please contact our Youth Services Staff for specific titles or research materials         

As Your Child Grows - Books, Videos and games to share with your child.

Board Books (Sturdy books for little hands)
  • Baa, Baa, Black Sheep - Moira Kemp
  • Bedtime for Bunnies - Marilyn Sadler
  • Big Red Barn - Margaret Wise Brown
  • Hey Diddle Diddle - Moira Kemp
  • Good Night, Baby - Clara Vulliamy
  • Molly's Breakfast - Mireille Levert
  • Molly's Toys - Mireille Levert
  • Moo, Baa, La la la - Sandra Boynton
  • This Little Piggy - Moira Kemp
  • Trucks - Harry McNaught
  • The Very Busy Spider - Eric Carle
  • and many others
Family Fun Bags (Books & Educational Toys)
  • ABCs/Reading Readiness
  • All About Me
  • Bears
  • Cats
  • Counting
  • How Does Your Garden Grow?
  • Monkeys
  • Toddlers Go
  • Toddlers at Home
  • Toddlers Play
  • and many others
  • The Best of Elmo
  • Cinderella
  • Clifford's Fun With Numbers
  • Frog and Toad Together
  • Gumby, the Movie
  • The Indian in the Cupboard
  • The Lion King
  • Love to Read With Barney
  • Merry Mother Goose
  • Pocahontas
  • Pooh's Grand Adventure
  • Stories for the Very Young
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • Where's Spot?
  • and many others

New York Times Book Reviews - Best Sellers for Children

Books About Bullying for Young Children

Books About Bullying for Older Children and Teens

Books About Death and Dying for Younger Kids

Books About Death and Dying for Older Kids

Books About People With Special Needs         * Additional Regional Resources for Young Children on Deafness

Classics for Mature Teens

Contemporary Issues: Body Image

Contemporary Issues: Depression & Mental Health

Contemporary Issues: Sexual Identity

DO NOT READ THESE BOOKS!  Teen books that have been targeted for censorship.

Fairy Tales & Legends: The Novels

Fractured Fairy Tales: Chapter Books

Fractured Fairy Tales: Picture Books

Getting Out The Vote

Getting Started: FIRST Beginning Readers

Girls and Women Who Rock!

Halloween Tales   

Historical Fiction - American Revolution 1770-1783

Historical Fiction - The Great Depression 1929-1942

Historical Fiction - United States History 1850-1865

Hmong/English Bilingual Books

If You Liked "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"...try these books

If You Liked Harry Potter... try these authors

If You Liked Lemony Snicket... try these authors

If You Liked Percy Jackson & the Olympians...try these books

If You Liked the Redwall Series...  try these authors

If You Liked the Movie...  try these authors for Picture Books    Chapter Books   Teen Books

If You Liked "Twilight"...try these books

If You Like Warriors...try these books

In Quest of Books Where BOYS are the Main Characters

Lullabies for Little Ones - CDs

Multicultural Authors

Multicultural Children's Novels and Picture Books

Multicultural Novels for Teens

Princess Stories

Read-Aloud Books for the Youngest Listener  If your child is old enough to talk to he/she is old enough to be read to.

Read-Aloud Chapter Books for Young Listeners 

Teen Chick Lit

Wisconsin Children's Authors - Writers who have called Wisconsin home.


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