Expert Book Recommendations
Use Beanstack to discover our favorite books and apps, matched to your child's age and interests.
If you are a beginning reader, these book lists are for you!
If you have been reading for a few years and feel comfortable reading most books, these book lists are for you!
Picture books voted the best for children.
Coretta Scott King Award
Books by authors and illustrators of African descent whose books "promote an understanding and appreciation of the American Dream."
Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award
Books voted the best for kids in Minnesota, for grade 3-8.
Fiction books voted the best for children.
NoveList K-8 Plus
Your guide to reading! Find award winners, recommended titles, biographies of your favorite authors and more!
If you are at home or school, start here (you will need your library card).
If you are at the library, start here (no library card needed!).
Children's Literature Network
Local authors, illustrators and others involved in children's literature. Includes recommended reading lists, artist appearances, and more!
Web-based literacy program to help boys find what they like to read.
Children's books read by local actors. Call 952-352-1350 to listen.