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.)

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 open a secret door

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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the cottage in the Wingfeather Saga

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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Two cute owls cuddling on the rooftop

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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shades of brown hands reaching up

Black History Picture Books

This selection of picture books will introduce your child to important stories of courage, strength, and determination.

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Ralph S. Mouse riding his tiny motorcycle.

Ralph S. Mouse Chapter Books

A mouse . . . with a motorcycle? Why, yes! This classic series is a true delight.

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illustration from Henry Reed series book

Henry Reed Chapter Books

A likeable hero, endless adventures, a timeless setting, and illustrations by Robert McCloskey. What more could you want in a chapter book series?

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little girl playing in autumn leaves

Picture Books for Fall

‘Tis the season for apples, pumpkins, sweaters, and this collection of picture books about fall!

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illustration from Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright

Gone-Away Lake Chapter Books

Have you visited Gone-Away Lake lately? Download our library list and start exploring!

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Book cover showing Henry and Beezus sitting blowing bubbles.

Henry Huggins Chapter Books

If you love Beverly Cleary’s Ramona books, you won’t want to miss her classic Henry Huggins series!

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Sword-wielding rabbits fight enemies in The Green Ember

The Green Ember Chapter Books

Suspense, courage, and rabbits with swords–if your child loves action and adventure, check out The Green Ember series.

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The Moffats Chapter Book Series Review from All About Reading

The Moffats Chapter Books

Looking for a humorous chapter book series with lots of old-fashioned charm? Here it is!

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