Reading Lists

SMCPS Middle School Summer/Independent Reading Information and Book Lists

SMCPS High School Summer/Independent Reading Information and Book Lists

 

Reading Recommendations and More from Beanstack

Register with Beanstack and discover books and activities matched by age group for all ages! Receive weekly book recommendations, follow learning tips for children to make the most out of your reading experience, learn about library programs matched to your child’s age and your local library location, and keep track of progress and achievements. Find out more about Beanstack.

Recommended Reading Lists created by your library with links to the catalog

 

Other Resources

  • Kids Book Blog external link
    A readers advisory blog for children’s picture books. Each entry features a cover image and blurb about the book, as well as special interest labels.
  • Novelist K-8 external link
    Novelist K-8 is the kids’ version of Novelist, the readers’ advisory database that lets you find great books you’ll love to read. Find books that are similar to ones you’ve already read, look up favorite authors, or get a list of all the books in your favorite series.

 

Award-Winning Books

  • The Newbery Medal external link
    Awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
  • The Caldecott Medal external link
    Awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.