Disclaimer:
 The recommendations on
this page are the personal 
opinions of the library staff.
Patrons must determine for
themselves which items
they wish to read, which
 items are appropriate for
 their children, etc.
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Believe it or not, librarians used to be kids too! 
These are some of our favorite kids' books.

Favorite Authors:

  • Jan Brett
  • Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Beverly Cleary
  • Doreen Cronin
  • Marguerite Henry
  • Lois Lenski
  • Cynthia Rylant
Favorite Books:
  • A Kiss for Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
  • Edward the Emu and Edwina the Emu by Sheena Knowles
  • Horace the Horrible by Jackie French Koller
  • The Dog Who Had Kittens by Polly M. Robertus
  • The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Tuesday by David Wiesner
Favorite Series: Heroes:
  • Dickon from The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Herman the Helper by Robert Kraus
  • Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
Heroines:
  • Judy Bolton from the series by Margaret Sutton
Favorite Families:
If you like... Try...
The Bobbsey Twins
The Boxcar Children
The Happy Hollisters by Jerry West
Little House on the Prairie The Grandma's Attic series by Arleta Richardson
Nancy Drew The Judy Bolton series by Margaret Sutton
Redwall The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
A Series of Unfortunate Events Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming

Favorite Illustrators:

  • Jan Brett
  • K.Y. Craft (The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Marianna Mayer)
  • Lynn Munsinger (Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen Lester, etc.)