Great Books

Looking for some great books to share with your children? Check out these handpicked selections of picture books and chapter books and then head to the library to stock up! Who knows–you just might find some new family favorites. (Only looking for picture books? Click here. If you’d like to explore just chapter books, click here.)

girl eats a piece of watermelon

Summer Picture Books

These books will provide a summer full of fun for the whole family, even if you can’t leave home.

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Around the World with Picture Books

Bring the world right into your living room with picture books! Grab our library list and travel the world!

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Picture Books about Presidents

If your kids think history is boring, this selection of presidential picture books just might change their minds!

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Penguin Picture Books

If winter gets you down, this collection of penguin picture books may just remind you that winter isn’t so bad after all!

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Create a Christmas Book Advent Calendar

Have you ever used an Advent calendar? This one is the perfect way to incorporate read-aloud time into your family’s holiday traditions.

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Picture Books for Thanksgiving

These picture books demonstrate gratitude, show kindheartedness, and explain the rich traditions of Thanksgiving.

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Tumtum and Nutmeg Chapter Books

Tumtum and Nutmeg Nutmouse are always ready to solve problems, fight enemies, and outwit troublemakers. Join the fun in this seven-book series!

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Pirate Picture Books

Ahoy! These perfectly delightful pirate picture books will leave your little ones clamoring for more.

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Mercy Watson Takes A Ride

Mercy Watson Chapter Books

There’s more to Mercy Watson than meets the eye. This endearing pig is the star of Kate DiCamillo’s delightful chapter book series.

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The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place Chapter Books

This six-book mystery series explores the unusual origins of the Incorrigible Children and how they came to be left in the woods to be raised by wolves.

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Wingfeather Saga Chapter Books

If you’re searching for a fantasy series that your older children will enjoy, don’t miss this review of Andrew Peterson’s popular Wingfeather Saga.

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Hoot and Peep – Picture Book Reviews

If you love owls, heartwarming stories, and beautifully illustrated picture books, you won’t want to miss Hoot and Peep!

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