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Booklists & Reading Recommendations

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Booklists for Pre-Readers

Booklists for Elementary Students

Booklists for Middle School Students

Booklists for High School Students

Adult Booklists


Booklists for Pre-Readers

UDPL Staff Recommendations for Pre-Readers – Ages Birth – 5 years – This list of recommendations was created by UDPL librarians Jessica Richmond & Jennifer Roberts.

ALSC Summer Reading List – Preschool – Ages 18months – 5  years – This list is provided by the American Library Association.

Reading List for Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers – Ages Birth – 5 years – This list is provided by the Brooklyn Public Library.

Reading Rockets Summer Reading Guide – Ages Birth – 5 years – This list is provided by the Reading Rockets National Reading Initiative.

School Library Journal Early Childhood Reading List -Ages Birth – 5 years – This list is provided by School Library Journal.


 

Elementary Booklists

UDSD Elementary Summer Learning Activities – Grades K-5 – These activities are provided by the Upper Dublin School District. 

UDPL Staff Recommendations for Early Elementary – Grades K-2 – This list of recommendations was created by UDPL librarian Jessica Richmond.

UDPL Staff Recommendations for Older Elementary – Grades 3-5 – This list of recommendations was created by UDPL librarian Jessica Richmond.

MCIU Elementary Reading Olympics – Grades 4-6 – This list is provided by the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit 

ALA Summer Reading List – Early Elementary – Grades K-2 – This list is provided by the American Library Association.

ALA Summer Reading List – Grades 3-5 – Grades 3-5 – This list is provided by the American Library Association.

Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Summer Reading Challenge Book List – Grades K-5 – This list is provided by Scholastic Publishing.

Reading Rockets Summer Reading Guide – Grades K-5 – This list is provided by the Reading Rockets National Reading Initiative.


Middle School Booklists

Sandy Run Middle School Suggested Summer Reading 2020 – Grades 6-8 – This list is provided by the Upper Dublin School District.

SRMS “For the Love of Reading” Website – Grades 6-8 – This list is provided by the Upper Dublin School District.

UDPL Staff Recommendations for Middle School– Grades 6-8 – This list of recommendations was created by UDPL librarian Jessica Richmond.

MCIU Middle School Reading Olympics List – Grades 6-8 – This list is provided by the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. 

ALA Summer Reading List – Middle School – Grades 6-8 – This list is provided by the American Library Association.

Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Summer Reading Challenge Book List – Grades 6-8 – This list is provided by Scholastic Publishing.

Reading Rockets Summer Reading Guide – Grades 6-8 – This list is provided by the Reading Rockets National Reading Initiative.


High School Booklists

UDHS “For the Love of Reading” Site – Grades 9-12 – This list is provided by the Upper Dublin School District.

MCIU High School Reading Olympics 2021 – Grades 9-12 – This list is provided by the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. 

Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Summer Reading Challenge Book List – Grades 9-12 – This list is provided by Scholastic Publishing.

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Teen Book Finder Database – Grades 9-12 – Search 4,000+ books, audiobooks, and films from YALSA’s book awards and book lists.

2020 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees (YALSA) – Grades 9-12 – The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year.

Summer YA Books (Brightly) – Grades 9-12 – This list is provided by Brightly, a division of Penguin Random House Publishing.

High School Book Recommendations from Lindsay Cummings, UDPL’s Head of Adult & YA Services:

YA Nonfiction 

YA Fiction

Graphic Novels on Hoopla – Superhero Comics, Popular Comics for Teens


Adult Booklists

Adult Book Recommendations from Lindsay Cummings, UDPL’s Head of Adult & YA Services:

Adult Nonfiction 

Adult Fiction

Graphic Novels on Hoopla – Comics for Newbies, Essential Graphic Novels

Find a Good Book  – More websites to browse recommended books

 

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