Staff Picks – Kids

Kids books for MLK Day

Check out these books about Martin Luther King Jr. Day and race in America.

RPL's Gift Ideas Kid Edition

2021 Top Books for Kids

Shopping for a kid in your life? Here are some recent publications we love!

What’s New in the Children’s Room Book Lists

Do you watch our What’s New in the Children’s Room videos?  Here is the list of things (in order by title) that Miss Olivia has talked about! Sign into your account and place any of them on hold!

Kids Resource Spotlight: hoopla

Hoopla is a free streaming service of always available popular materials. Plus hoopla’s Kids Mode means only family-friendly content will appear when you browse.

Reading Kids Pick: Nonfiction

Here are some terrific nonfiction titles recommended  by “Ravenous Readers” (gr. K-3) or “Literary Lunch” lovers (gr. 3-5). Be sure to check our calendar for our special books discussion for kids!

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Reading Kids Pick: Easy Readers

What do new readers recommend to other kids? Here are some recommended easy readers to get your little learner started.

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Wordless books for any age

Try “reading the pictures” in these detailed and intriguing wordless picture books. Reading Rockets says “sharing wordless books is a terrific way to build important literacy skills, including listening skills, vocabulary, comprehension and an increased awareness of how stories are structured.” Put one on hold today!