Librarians' Kid Picks Archive

The following booklists were previously featured in the Librarians' Kid Picks section of the Kids... Read, Imagine, Explore! Booklists page.

Best and greatest
Favorite authors
Favorite genres
Favorite subjects

Best and Greatest

The Best Junior High Fiction of 2002
There's something for everyone on this list of great fiction books selected especially for junior high readers.
Classic Picture Books
These titles have been selected by our Youth Services librarians as the most popular, must-read picture books. Books are arranged alphabetically by author's last name in the Youth Picture Book collection at Skokie Public Library.

Favorite Authors

Books by Bruce Coville
This list features books by young people's author Bruce Coville, winner of Skokie Public Library's 2003 Voice of Youth Award.
Jamie Gilson Books
There’s fun for all kids on this list of books by children’s author Jamie Gilson.
Gordon Korman Books
Find a great read on this list of books by Gordon Korman, who made a special visit to Skokie Public Library in 2003.
Richard Peck Books
Kids in 3rd grade and up are sure to find a good read on this list of books by Richard Peck, who visited Skokie Public Library in 2002.

Favorite Genres

Historical Non-Fiction
Go back in time with this selection of historical non-fiction books for children in 3rd through 8th grade.
Read about everyday kids who play all kinds of sports.
Bullet  Baseball Stories
Bullet  Hockey Books for Kids of All Ages

Favorite Subjects

Picture Puzzlers
This collection of books has been selected especially for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
Reading Rocks
These booklists from the Youth Services 2002 Summer Reading Club include books about rocks, rock stars, and just about everything that has anything to do with rocks!
Bullet  Preschool through 2nd grade
Bullet  3rd through 5th grade
Bullet  6th through 8th grade