Book Lists for Kids

Recommended reading for kids of all ages

Too many great choices in our collection to make a decision? We have several resources and top-notch lists based on a variety of interests and reading levels to help you find your next great read. Need help finding something more specific? Ask-a-Librarian.

Find the most-recommended reading for kindergarten through eighth grade. For adults, tools to help build literacy include discussion questions and activities for read-alouds, book lists to meet various needs, and program ideas.

Great Reads by Age

Great Reads by age

Find your next great read with lists curated by Knox County Public Library for every age group from infants through high school.

Great Reads by Subject

Our top recommendations for kids based on variety of fun subjects and interests, such as fun on the farm!

Read Around the World

Always wanted to see the world? You're in luck! Each month in 2020, we'll explore a different region of the world. You can travel along with our recommended books for kids, teens, and adults.