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The Children's Librarians at the Longwood Public Library have put together several booklists on a variety of timely topics. These lists will be updated periodically to ensure the recommendations they contain remain current and relevant. We love to give personalized book suggestions too, so give us a call at 631-924-6400 ext. 236 or stop at the Children's Desk.


Kids' books by category               Growing up and family life              

if you liked...

Adventure               Adoption               Diary of a Wimpy Kid        
Alphabet               Body & Stranger Safety               Harry Potter        
Animal Fantasy                             You've Seen the Movie        
Autobiographies               Character Counts               Wonder      
Bedtime Stories               Dealing with Bullies                        
Books for Babies               Dealing with Feelings               award winners      
Camping                Divorce                    
Celebrity Authors               Going to the Dentist               Caldecott Award Winners 1938 to Present        
Choose Your Own Adventure                Go to Sleep                      
              Helping Children with Anxiety
              Coretta Scott King Award Winners 1970 to Present        
Coding for Kids                                  
Counting               Internet Safety & Cyberbulling               Newbery Award Winners 1922 to Present        
D.I.Y.               Loss of a Loved One                    
Empathy               Loss of a Pet                      
Fantasy               Moving                      
Fantasy Picture Books               Physical Challenges               Read Alouds for Pre-K and Elementary School Aged Children        
First Chapter Books                Self Esteem                      
Fractured Fairy Tales               Starting School               Read Alouds for 2nd Grade        
Girls Read                Welcome New Baby                         
Funny Books                 kids' books by grade or level                         
Funny Chapter Books & Series Books                                       
                            American Revolution        
Magic School Bus               Kindergarten                        
Metafiction                1st Grade                           
Multicultural Fiction               2nd Grade                      
Mystery               3rd Grade                Fall        
Pirates                4th Grade                  Winter        
Poetry               5th Grade               Spring        
Princess Stories                6th Grade               Summer        
Realistic Fiction               Fountas and Pinnell Levels                  Change of Seasons         
Scary Stories                                     
Science Fair                                       
Science Fiction                                      
Sprinkling of Spanish                                        
S.T.E.M Books                                        
Stories in Rhyme                                        
Stories Without Words                                        
True Stories                                        


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