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Books for Kids

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Booklists are available in the publication rack of the Youth Services Department.

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Ames Public Library's Battle of the Books >>

Online Resources

Best Books for Kids Blog >>

Check out the APL Best Books blog, where Ames Public

Library staff share their favorite books for childrens and

teens published this year. 

Best Books of 2012APL Presents Best Books >>

Watch Ames Public Library staff talk about their favorite books from last year, and find lists of our favorite books from previous years.

Award Winners and Nominees

Just for Parents

Board Books and Picture Books for Younger Children

Dewey List for Kids

"True" books ( nonfiction) are cataloged under the Dewey Decimal system.  This list will give you a general overview of where to find books based on factual information.

Topic Book Lists (all levels)

Juvenile (Kids') Chapter Books

Young Adult booklists for children in grades 6 and up are available on the APL Zone page of "What to Read." >>

Music Lists