Top Toddler Board Book Recommendations

Martin Wadell - Owl Babies

Bruce Degen - Jamberry

Top Early Childhood Author/Series Recommendations

James Harriet

Jill Barklem - Brambley Hedge

Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit

Elsa Beskow

Tasha Tudor

Steven Kellogg

James Marshall - George and Martha

Audrey Wood

Jan Brett

Frank Ashe

Top Early Chapter Book Recommendations

Betsy Macdonald - Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

Gertrude Chandler Warner - Box Car Series

A.A. Milne - Winnie the Pooh

Laura Ingalls Wilder - Little House on the Prairie

Arthur Ransone - Swallows and Amazons

Lucy Maud Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables

Elizabeth Enright - Gone Away Lake

E.B. White - Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little, and Trumpet of the Swan

James Barry - Peter Pan

Emily Rodda - Fairy Realm Series

Middle Childhood Book Recommendations

Jules Verne - Around the World in 80 Days and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

William Pêne du Bois - 21 Balloons

Jean Craighead George - My Side of the Mountain

Louisa May Alcott - Little Men

Kate Sheredy - The Good Master

Rachael Field - Calico Bush

Eva Bunting - Journey to the River Sea

Dave Barry - Peter and the Starcatchers

Scott O’Dell - Island of the Blue Dolphins

Lloyd Alexander - Prydain Series

Johann David Wyss - Swiss Family Robinson

Robert Louis Stevenson - Treasure Island

Robert Lawson - Ben and Me, Mr. Revere and I

Teen Book Read Aloud Recommendations

Mark Twain - Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn

R. R. Tolkein - The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings

J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter