Reading for Children
Find a great book using databases we provide for our patrons, or look at one of the recommended booklists that we've compiled for you.
Access Through Richmond Public Library:
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that you can read, or have read to you. Tumblebooks are ideal for beginning readers.
Want to read a book about a boy who plays baseball? How about four sisters on summer vacation solving a mystery? Novelist lets you search for a book by plot, author, keywords, or read-a-likes by some of your favorite authors!
Access: Enter your Richmond Public Library card number.
General Online Resources:
ALA Notable Children's Book List
Children's Book Council
International Reading Association
Oprah's Kids Reading List
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Jim Trelease's website, with excerpts from The Read-Aloud Handbook
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
School Library Journal
The Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents