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Recommended Books & Media for Kids

We picked out our favorite books, apps, tools and more just for you!


Tackling Racism for Older Readers Book List

Tackling Racism for Younger Readers Book List

EmbraceRace: 16 Ways to help children become thoughtful, informed and BRAVE about race


Free children's ebooks about COVID-19


Brain Building Backpack and Discovery Kit List

Backpack and Kit Request Form

If You Liked That...Then Read This!

Here are some staff-picked read-alikes to popular series.

If you liked HARRY POTTER, then read this!

If you liked DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, then read this!

If you liked CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS, then read this!

If you liked MAGIC TREE HOUSE, then read this!

If you liked GOOSEBUMPS, then read this!

If you liked I SURVIVED, then read this!

If you like RAINA TELGEMEIER, then read this!

If you liked RAINBOW MAGIC, then read this!

If you like the WHO WAS series, then read this!

If you liked WINGS OF FIRE, then read this!

Find a Book

Link to the Best Children's Books site.   Link to Book Adventure site.   Link to site.   Link to Series & Sequels list on M.C.P.L. website.   Link to International Children's Digital Library site.


Link to iBiome Ocean app.   Link to Khan Academy app.   Link to Mixerpiece app.


Link to Great Websites for Kids site.    Link to   Link to P.B.S.   Link to Science buddies site.  Link to ZooGlobble site.   

Thinking Money for Kids websiteThinking Money for Kids is a collection of 4 interactive games for children ages 7 through 11, designed to teach kids basic financial skills related to earning, saving, and spending money. These games were released by the American Library Association, in partnership with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.





"What is a podcast? It's a treat for your ears! It's audio on demand, and an alternative to looking at a screen. Podcasts are meant to entertain, educate, and draw you into a world of imagination." -Kids Listen

Link to Kids Listen podcast.    Link to April Eight podcast.    Link to Ear Snacks podcast.