Books for Kids

Books for Young Children

  • Books for Preschoolers: Classics [pdf]  •   New Favorites [pdf]
  • Off to School: for young children getting ready to start school  [pdf]
  • Read to Me:  Early Chapter Books [pdf]

Booklists for Grades K - 8

Kindergarten [pdf] • 1st grade [pdf]  • 2nd grade  [pdf] • 3rd grade [pdf] • 4th grade  [pdf] • 5th grade [pdf] • 6th grade [pdf]  • 7th grade [pdf] • 8th grade [pdf]

What's New for 2nd Grade Fall  2016  2017  2018  2019

Orca Two Read books - phonics stories for ages 6-9, with additional resources

Targeted Phonics books 

Orca Currents: short, high-interest novels with contemporary themes written specifically for middle-school students reading below grade level. Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 5.0. Interest level ages 10–14.

Summer reads 2016   2017 grK-1   2017 gr2-3   2017 gr 4-5   2018  2019

Hoopla ebook suggestions

Berkeley Unified School District lists

Award Winners

Novelist Lists*

*Berkeley Public Library card needed to access Novelist  from home