Booklists

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This booklist is from the WEMTA website showing the 2014 Elementary Division Battle of the Books books for students to read in order to participate in Battle of the Books.

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!

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

A Perfect World? Dystopia & Utopia Teen Fiction

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

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

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

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

for new readers

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.

Spanish Dewey list

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.

for young readers

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.

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

Historical fiction from Civil War to present

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.

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