BCL Booklists for Kids & Teens

Check out these book recommendations from BCL Youth Services staff for babies through high school students as well as parents and teachers.

Note: Click on the name of a booklist on this page to open a printable PDF of the list. If you view a booklist online, you can click on each book or series title to connect directly to it in BCL’s online catalog, where you can find details, check current availability, and place holds on items.

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BABY – KINDERGARTEN

Books to Share with Babies to Two-Year-Olds – coming soon!

Participation Stories 

Preschool Picks

Rhyming Read-Alouds

Toddler Time

EARLY ELEMENTARY GRADES
MID- TO UPPER-ELEMENTARY GRADES

Easy Chapter Book Series

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” Read-alikes – coming soon!

“Percy Jackson” Series (Rick Riordan) Read-alikes – coming soon!

Scary Chapter Books  – coming soon!

“Smile” Series (Raina Telgemeier) Read-alikes

TWEENS & TEENS

Scary Chapter Books – coming soon!

“Smile” Series (Raina Telgemeier) Read-alikes

“Percy Jackson” Series (Rick Riordan) Read-alikes – coming soon!

MORE LISTS - BY TOPIC (various ages and reading levels)