Reading Lists
Adventure Explorer

These books deal with traveling the world, epic fights, and exploring! 



Best Books 2017 - Elementary Edition

Every year our librarians pick their best books of the year to share!



Best Books 2018 - Elementary Edition

Every year our librarians pick their best books of the year to share!



Best Books 2018 - Middle & High School Edition

Every year our librarians pick their best books of the year to share!



Best Books 2019 - Middle & High School Edition

Every year our librarians pick their best books of the year to share!



Biographies for Grades K-6

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Biography Explorer

These books are all about the real lives of real people and how they've helped the world!



EJ & J Nonfiction

EJ Picture book NONFICTION and J NONFICTION. Great for ages 3 through 6th grade



ER NONFICTION & FICTION

Great Easy Reader titles related to summer theme!



Fantastic Picture Books!

Summer Reads Recommends:  Fantastic Picture Books for Kids!



Fantastic Picture Books!

Summer Reads Recommends:  Fantastic Picture Books for Kids!



Fantasy Explorer

These books deal with dragons, magic, and all things fantastical! 



For Fans of Percy Jackson

If you like mythology, adventure, and the Percy Jackson books - you may like these titles!



For Fans of Raina Telgemeier

Love graphic novels that are heart-felt, school stories?  We have some titles you'll love!



Great Books for 2nd and 3rd Graders

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Great Books for 4th and 5th Grades

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Great Books for Ages 8-12

Ages 8 - 12: Want to read a good book? Check out this list for recommendations! 



Great Graphic Novels

Summer Reads Recommends:  Great Graphic Novels for Kids!



Great Graphic Novels

Summer Reads Recommends:  Great Graphic Novels for Kids!



Great Middle School/Teen Fiction!

Summer Reading Recommends:  Middle School/Teen Fiction



Historical Fiction Explorer

These books are set in the past, sometimes made up and set during real life events



If You Like Video Games...

If you like video games, fantasy and adventure, then look no further!



If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid....

If you liked reading Diary of a Wimpy Kid, check out these readalikes!



Mystery Explorer

These books deal with detectives, sleuthing out clues, and solving crimes.



Poetry Explorer

These books all contain poems, and some are even novels in verse!



School Stories Explorer

These books deal with school, friendship, and fitting in.



Science Fiction Explorer

 These books deal with space, the future of science, and out of this world adventures!



Summertime Chats for Grades 3-5

These books were the ones we discussed in our Summertime Chats at the Lake Hiawatha Library. Some are recommended by our librarians and some are from our participants!



Summertime Chats for Grades K-2

These books were the ones we discussed in our Summertime Chats at the Lake Hiawatha Library. Some are recommended by our librarians and some are from our participants!



The Royal Treatment

Fantasy books with fairytales, princesses, knights and castles!



Birth to 12 Months

Start early and raise a book lover by reading to newborns. These hand-selected books are designed for babies birth to 12 months including durable board books and colorful pictures.



Pre-K It's a Fantasy

Image a world of dragons and talking animals. Take your little ones on an adventure with these must-read fairytales and Imagine Your Story!



12 to 24 Months

Help young children develop a love for reading that will last a lifetime.  Read these fun books about animals and rhymes to your young one and watch their imagination grow.



Kids Believe in the Impossible

Take a trip to lands of incredible creatures and never-ending adventures. These books will take you to faraway places and beyond! Imagine Your Story and believe in the impossible.



2 to 3 Year Olds

Encourage your toddler to read with exciting books that span from simple picture books to more elaborate stories. Watch your child grow into a lifetime book lover.



Life's an Adventure

Books have been transporting people to other places and times for hundreds of years. There's something about stories that continue to captivate us. Imagine Your Story through this adventurous list.



4 to 5 Year Olds

Prepare your child for school by exposing them to reading at a young age. This book list is designed for 4 to 5 year olds as they prepare to enter kindergarten.



Imagination Train

Fairytales and fantasy books aren't just for kids. Are you looking to discover new worlds and exciting characters to fall in love with? Check out these books and Imagine Your Story.





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