Booklists

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PDF Reading Level & Topic
Adventure Novels 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade
adventure
Animal Stories for Teens Teen

If you are an animal lover, this list is for you.  Whether it's dogs, cats or even owls that tickle your fancy, look no further.  Cuddle up with your favorite critter and enjoy!


animals, young adult
Autobiographies Children of all ages
autobiography
Battle of the Books 2014-2015 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade

The list is out for the Battle of the Books-2014-2015.


battle of the books
Who Was Biography Series.pdf 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade

Here are the locations for all of the titles in this popular series!


biography
Biography Children of all ages
biography
Biography call numbers Teen, Adult

Bookmarks with call numbers for biographies in APL's most frequently requested areas


biography
A bullying resource guide for parents, teachers, children & teens. Children of all ages, Teen, Adult
bullying, fiction, nonfiction, DVDs
Crafts Children of all ages
crafts
Dystopia & Utopia Teen Fiction Teen

A Perfect World? Dystopia & Utopia Teen Fiction


dystopia, utopia, young adult
Early Chapter Books 1st grade, 2nd grade
chapter books
Fantastic Fantasy Children of all ages
fiction, fantasy
First Grade Booklist.pdf 1st grade

Annotated list of suggestions of books in a series for first grade students.


early readers
Fox Valley Symphony Book/Film Discussion: Major Composers Adult
Composers, biography
Gentle Fantasy Children of all ages
fiction, fantasy
Gentle Reads Teen, Adult
fiction
Gentle Reads.pdf Children of all ages, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade

These are excellent books for young readers who need challenging reading material, and are also good for reading aloud.


gentle_reads read-alouds
Get Hooked on Reading 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade
fiction
GLBTQteens(1012).pdf High School, Teen

Book list for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, & questioning teens.  The list also includes a list of websites where teens can turn for more information.


young adult, GLBTQ
Going Green Children of all ages
green
Great Children's Novel Challenge 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade

Books from this list are used in "The Great Children's Novel Challenge" for 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students.


chapter books
Gun Rights & Gun Control Teen, Adult
guns, politics
Historical Fiction - Around the World 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade
historical fiction
Historical Fiction - Before 1600 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade
historical fiction
Historical Fiction - United States at War 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade
historical fiction
Historical Fiction - United States Life 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade
historical fiction
Horse & Pony Stories Children of all ages
fiction, picture books, early readers, early chapter books, animals, horses
Landlords and Tenants Adult

Sources of information on real estate law in Wisconsin, providing assistance to both landlords and tenants.


law, tenant, landlord
MysteriesForTeens(1012).pdf Teen
young adult, mystery, adult books with teen appeal
Narrative Nonfiction Children of all ages
narrative nonfiction
Plot Your Own Stories.pdf 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade

These stories are often referred to as "choose your own adventure" books. 


choose your own adventure
Read on Wisconsin: 2010-2011 Children of all ages, birth - 6 months, 6 - 12 months, 12 - 18 months, 18 - 24 months, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade
fiction
Read on Wisconsin: 2011-2012 birth - 6 months, 6 - 12 months, 12 - 18 months, 18 - 24 months, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade
fiction
Read On Wisconsin 2012-2013.pdf Children of all ages, birth - 6 months, 6 - 12 months, 12 - 18 months, 18 - 24 months, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade
fiction
Read On Wisconsin 2013-2014.pdf Children of all ages, birth - 6 months, 6 - 12 months, 12 - 18 months, 18 - 24 months, Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade
fiction; & some Non-Fiction
Ready to Read Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade

for new readers


fiction, new readers
Scary Chapter Books & Short Stories 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade
fiction, short stories
Science Fiction 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade
science fiction
Sciency Fiction.pdf 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade

Wisconsin author Jacqueline Houtman created the phrase "sciency fiction" and started this science-based booklist. To learn more about sciency fiction, visit Houtman’s website.


science
Second Grade Booklist.pdf 2nd grade

Annotated list of suggestions of books for second grade students.


chapter books, early chapter books
Guía para Localizer Materiales de la Clasificación Dewey Teen, Adult

Spanish Dewey list


spanish
Spring 2013 Teen Books We Think You'll Love 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, High School, Teen, Adult

After scouring lists of soon-to-be-published titles, we selected twenty-eight new young adult books coming out from December through February that teen and adult readers are sure to enjoy. We've included publisher blurbs so you can get an idea of what each book is about. You can also print out this list at home, which is formatted to print on legal-sized 8.5 x 14 paper, or grab a copy the next time you visit APL.


teen_fiction, new_books
TeenSportsFiction(0112).pdf Teen

Athletes & sports enthusiasts alike - this list is for you!  The books in this list cover a wide variety of sports, from baseball to karate and all things in between.


young adult, sports, athletes
Teens and Grief(1012).pdf Teen

A selection of fiction and non-fiction titles, as well as local resources, geared specifically to teens.


young adult, grief, loss, death, healing
Third Grade Booklist.pdf 3rd grade

Annotated list of suggestions of books for third grade students.


chapter books
Trace the History of Your House Adult
Appleton, history
War Stories For Teens(1212).pdf Teen

Historical fiction from Civil War to present


young adult, war
WEMTA Battle of the Books, 2012-2013 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade

The statewide Battle of the Books program is designed to promote a love of reading among our students. It encourages students to read a variety of books and remember information about the plots, characters, and settings of the books. ...It is a fun, academic-based competition that has been very successful in school district's throughout the state in encouraging students to read.


reading program
Wordless Picture Books.pdf Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten
Picture Book, fiction
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