Archive | Reading Recommendations for Kids

Kids Books You May Have Missed – Science Fiction or Time Travel

NEW BOOKS ABOUT SCIENCE FICTION OR TIME TRAVEL Kids trying to fix the universe! Aliens and evil scientists… Travel back and forth through time… Technology gone haywire! All these far-out adventures and more are waiting for you on our shelves. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a new book about SCIENCE […]

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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Nonfiction Science Books

NONFICTION SCIENCE BOOKS Awesome animals! Scientific achievements… Health and safety news… Facts about Earth and beyond… Computers and other contraptions… If you love learning about our world and everything in it, we can help you find a book that suits your interests. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a new NONFICTION […]

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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Sports Biographies

SPORTS BIOGRAPHIES Baseball and football superstars! NBA and WBNA greats! Olympic medalists! Sports fans can find lots of great books about some of today’s top athletes at the Stratford Library. Come in and check out a SPORTS BIOGRAPHY today. Shop the whole list. BASEBALL: Mookie Betts by Jon M. Fishman (JB Betts, Mookie) Aaron Judge […]

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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Contemporary Fiction

CONTEMPORARY FICTION • Families together and apart… • Stories about love and healing… • Overcoming obstacles… • Communities – people and places… Stories of realistic fiction may reflect aspects of your own life or show you the joy and challenges in the lives of other people. Reading promotes empathy and understanding by letting you see […]

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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Poetry

POETRY BOOKS Strong women, brave men, and fearless kids… Funny rhymes and delightful wordplay… Poems about animals and the environment… History in lyrical form… The poems in these collections will inspire, make you laugh, and touch your heart. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a POETRY BOOK you may have missed! […]

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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Friendship Stories

FRIENDSHIP STORIES Friends in school and at summer camp… Magical friends and animal friends… Breaking up and getting back together… Finding adventure and making trouble! Whether they are human, animal, or creatures of fantasy, the friends in these books support each other through good and bad times. Find some new friends in these wonderful Friendship […]

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Black History Month Booklist

Black History Month Booklist The Stratford Library Children’s Department has a large collection of books about and by Black authors and illustrators. Here is a selection of picture books, biographies, fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and poetry. Please contact us for additional recommendations. Visit our website at stratfordlibrary.org to search our catalog and place holds on […]

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Books You May Have Missed – Bridge Books

BRIDGE BOOKS Furry friends and daring dodos! Mysteries and scary stories… Science and magic… Diverse characters and cultural celebrations… For kids moving beyond Easy Readers, these chapter books offer a great variety of fun-to-read stories. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a new BRIDGE BOOK you may have missed! Many books […]

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