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]
  • Brave Girls & Resourceful Females: Books for Pre-K to Grade 3 [pdf]

BUSD Mock Newbery

See the BUSD Mock Newbery nominees for the 2020 Newbery Award!

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]




Berkeley Unified School District: Leveled summer reading recommendations for grades K-8 (grade at the end of the school year):  

Graphic Novels

Discover graphic novels. Brought to you by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.

Award Winners

Novelist Lists*

*Berkeley Public Library card needed to access Novelist  from home