We Recommend Youth
We Recommend

Stories Starring African American & Biracial Kids

Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Back to School! A Sampling of School Stories

Bedtime Stories: Tuck-In Time Picture Books

Beyond Disney Princesses

Bullies, Biting & Fighting

Busy Wheels! Cars, Trucks and Various Vehicles

CANCER: Stories about Children and Family Members Coping with Cancer

CELEBRITY AUTHORS: Picture Books by Famous People

Character Counts! Stories about Making Good Choices

CONSTRUCTION! Tools, Equipment & Vehicles

Dinosaurs ROAR!

EAT! A Tasty Menu of Food Stories

THE ENVIRONMENT : A Sampling of stories about Environmental Protection, Wildlife Conservation and Nature Appreciation

Fairies & Unicorns: Delightful Picture Book Stories

A Family is a Family: Stories about all Kinds of Families

FEELINGS: Picture Book Stories about Managing Emotions and Behavior

THE FIRE STATION! Firefigthers, Firetrucks & Fire Safety (Stories & Early Nonfiction)

Fractured Fairytales: Traditional Folktales and Fairytales told with a new twist!

Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead! A sampling of stories about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math

Gender Identity & Nonconformity: Picture Books and Juvenile Nonfiction

Glorious Gardens! A Bounty of Stories and Early Nonfiction

LET'S READ MATH! (Many titles generously sponsored by the Northville-Novi AAUW)

Local & Michigan Children's Book Authors and Illustrators

MICHIGAN! Stories & Folklore Set in Michigan

Mindfulness for Children: Books about Peacefulness, Perspective and Positivity

MONSTERS! A Sampling of Not-So-Scary Stories

Multicultural: One World, Many Stories

It's a MYSTERY! Picture Book Stories about Mysteries, Detectives & Secret Agents

HI, NEW BABY! Stories about Pregnancy, Infants, and being a Big Brother or Big Sister

PERFECT PICTURE BOOKS: Quality Stories with Sweet Illustrations

Potty Training: Stories & Early Nonfiction about Toilet Training

Predictable Books: Cumulative, Circular & Chain Stories

Read-Aloud Favorites for Preschool! Great Stories to Share with Preschoolers & Read-Aloud to Classrooms

Read-Aloud Favorites for Kindergartners! Great Stories to Share with Kindergarteners & Read Aloud to Classrooms

Read-Aloud Favorites for 1st Graders! Great Stories to Share with 1st Graders & Read Aloud to Classrooms

Read-Aloud Favorites for 2nd Graders Great Stories to Share with 2nd Graders & Read-Aloud to Classrooms

Read-Aloud Favorites for 3rd Graders Great Stories to Share with 3rd Graders & Read-Aloud to Classrooms

READ! Stories about the Joy of Books, Reading & The Library

Season's Readings: Autumn Stories

Season's Readings: Spring Stories

Season's Readings: Summer Stories

Season's Readings: Winter Stories

Social Issues: Picture Books about Homelessness, Poverty, Racism, Mental Illness, Child Abuse and More

Social Emotional Learning (SEL): A Sampling of Picture Books to Strengthen SEL Foundational Skills

SPACE! Stories about Astronauts, Rockets, Spaceships, Space Travel, the Solar System and Aliens

Terrific Trains

Weirdly Wacky and Super Silly Stories!

When a Pet Dies: Books to Help Children Cope with the Loss of a Beloved Family Pet

When Someone Dies: Books to Help Young Children Heal after Loss

Wordless (or nearly wordless!) Picture Books