Category Archives: Children’s Room Reading Lists

Disability Pride Month Books for Kids

July is Disability Pride Month to commemorate the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990. Celebrate this month with great books from the Children’s Department that honor the history, achievements, experiences, and struggles of the disability community. These are wonderful books to read this month and all year!

Click on a book cover for more information or to see it in our catalog. See a librarian for more suggestions.

Picture Books

Chapter Books

Graphic Novels

Nonfiction

Pride Month Books for Kids – Commemorate & Educate

June is LGBTQIA Pride Month. Celebrate this month with great books from the Children’s Department that commemorate and educate about the rich diversity, culture, and intersectionality of the LGBTQ+ community and all the figures in it. These are wonderful books to read this month and all year!

Click on a book cover for more information or to see it in our catalog. See a librarian for more suggestions.

Biographies

Nonfiction

Pride Month Books for Kids – Empower & Celebrate

June is LGBTQIA Pride Month. Celebrate this month with great books from the Children’s Department that empower and celebrate the rich diversity, culture, and intersectionality of the LGBTQ+ community. These are wonderful books to read this month and all year!

Click on a book cover for more information or to see it in our catalog. See a librarian for more suggestions.

Board Books

Picture Books

Graphic Novels

Chapter Books

 

Juneteenth Books for Kids

Juneteenth (June 19) celebrates and commemorates the final emancipation of enslaved African Americans on June 19, 1865 in Texas. This holiday is a celebration of freedom and the joyful recognition of the perseverance and spirit of Black people in this nation. Celebrate and learn more with these books from the Children’s Room!

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The Holiday

The History

Background Information

Poetry and Songs

AANHPI Books for Kids – Celebrate Our Stories

Celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month by lifting up AANHPI authors, illustrators, and characters through great books from the Children’s Room. These are wonderful books to read this month and all year!

Click on a book cover for more information or to see it in our catalog. See a librarian for more suggestions.

Picture Books

Graphic Novels

Chapter Books

AANHPI Heritage Month Books for Kids

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Celebrate this month with great books from the Children’s Department about the history, traditions, and diversity that make up the rich cultural tapestry of the AANHPI community and its influential figures. These are wonderful books to read this month and all year!

Click on a book cover for more information or to see it in our catalog. See a librarian for more suggestions.

Biographies

Celebrations

Folklore/Traditions

Historical

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