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Books for Kids

Today is 12/15/2018

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

Online Resources

Best Books for Kids and Teens Blog

Check out the APL Best Books blog, where Ames Public Library staff share their favorite books for childrens and teens published this year. 

APL 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.

Ames Public Library's Battle of the Books >>

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


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