Books & Reading

Reading Websites

Grades K - 8. Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. Create your own reading wish list.
Grades K - 8.  Fiction and non-fiction e-books across all subject areas. Read on your computer or download to most portable devices.

Reading Suggestions

Award Winning Books

Access over a dozen children's book awards including the Caldecott and Newbery Awards

Beginning Chapter Books: Series

Is your child ready to make the leap to chapter books? These chapter book series help ease the transition with short chapters, controlled vocabularies, illustrations and other features.

Family Read Aloud

There are few activities more rewarding than reading aloud to your children. Setting a regular read-aloud time, maybe at bedtime, is a great way to get in the read aloud habit. Picture books that can be read in one sitting are a good place to start. Adding longer chapter books is the next step and this "Family Read Alouds" list will help you find some great books to share with your children.

​Read Aloud Chapter Books for Middle Grades

A selection of suggested chapter books to read aloud to students in grades 3-6. All titles should be available at the Adrian District Library. 

​Anti-Racism Picture Books

A list of fiction and non-fiction titles to share with your children to help foster a discussion about race and racism. 

Race and Racism: Middle Grade Books

Fiction and non-fiction titles for grades 3-6.