Books for Young Children
- Books for Babies and Toddlers
- 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]
- Brave Girls & Resourceful Females: Books for Pre-K to Grade 3
BUSD Mock Newbery
See the BUSD Mock Newbery nominees for the 2019 Newbery Award!
Booklists for Grades K - 8
What's New for 2nd Grade (Fall update 2018)
Berkeley Unified School District: Leveled summer reading recommendations for grades K-8 (grade at the end of the school year):
Discover graphic novels. Brought to you by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.
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- Complete list of American Library Association (ALA) awards
- Newbery Medal --ALA award for literature for children
- Caldecott Medal -- ALA award for picture books for children
- Sibert Medal -- ALA award for informational books for children
- Coretta Scott King Book Award -- ALA award for outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values
- Rainbow Book List -- ALA list of books with significant and authentic GLBTQ content
- Pura Belpré Award -- ALA award to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience.
- Books by African American authors for younger readers (age 0-8)
- Books by African American authors for readers age 9-13
- African American Girls' Lives: Books for readers age 9-13
- African American Boys' Lives: Books for readers age 9-13
- Latinx Kids' Lives: Books for readers age 9-13
- Asian American Kids' Lives: Books for readers age 9-13
- Muslim Kids' Lives: Books for readers age 9-13
*Berkeley Public Library card needed to access Novelist from home