Archive | Reading Recommendations for Kids

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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Books You May Have Missed – Graphic Novels

New Graphic Novels You May Have Missed Cute animals and fantastic creatures… Superheroes and kids just like you… Adventures in the past, present and future… Humor, drama, mystery, and nonfiction… No matter what your interest or reading level, there’s something in our J Comic collection for every type of reader. Come to the Stratford Library […]

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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Nonfiction

NONFICTION BOOKS Daring men and women and fearless cats! Disasters and tales of survival. History-making events and people. Self-care and empowerment. Silly jokes and music origins! Learning about new things can be so much fun. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a new NONFICTION BOOK you may have missed! Around America […]

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Books You May Have Missed – School Stories

SCHOOL STORIES New teachers and students. Friendships and bullies. School projects and life lessons. Public, prep, elementary, middle, and even magic schools – these stories will introduce you to memorable characters dealing with real and fantastic academic dilemmas. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a new SCHOOL STORY you may have […]

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Kids Books You May Have Missed – Historical Fiction

Fighting for survival and acceptance. Confronting racial injustice. Escaping wars and oppression. Overcoming disease and physical challenges. Acts of bravery and rocket launches. Adventure, danger, mystery, and even humor are within the pages of these enthralling books. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check out a new HISTORICAL FICTION BOOK you may have […]

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Books You May Have Missed – Adventure

Enjoy some adventure books you may have missed! A Talent for Trouble by Natasha Farrant. Catalog description: “Eleven-year-old Alice Mistlethwaite persuades her boarding school friends, Jesse and Fergus, to set out on an off-the-grid adventure in which they face storms, illness, injury, and international jewel thieves.” Gold Rush Girl by Avi. Catalog description: Victoria Blaisdell […]

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Books You May Have Missed – Famous People

A biography is a book about a famous person. Favorite authors, artists, and musicians! Important scientists and builders! Heroes and activists! Groundbreaking athletes! These biographies with pictures, illustrations, and photos are great introductions to the lives of fascinating people. Come to the Stratford Library Children’s Department and check them out! Biographies can be found on the green […]

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