Recommended Reading Links

I frequently get requests for recommended reading.  Although I am a big believer in children reading what they want to read, some guidance is sometimes necessary.  These lists are a great place to start!
Every year the media library specialists collaborate on a summer reading list for elementary school students.  These books are good reading any time of the year.  Link them here: 
Peggy Sharp is nationally known as an expert on children's literature and literature programs.  She shares her top picks at
Great Schools has book lists by subject and by grade level
The New York Public Library is a great source for books that kids love
Don't forget our own Los Angeles County Library.  The kid corner has lots of recommendations for reading.