Children’s Book Recommendations

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Looking for a great new children’s book? The Atheneum has partnered with Book Site to make it easy to stay current with the latest reading recommendations. You can take advantage of the following services:

  • Recommendations are provided through Book Site, web-based lists of best-selling and award-winning books for children. Each entry includes a picture of the book cover, a description of its contents, and a link to CLAMS, the Atheneum’s online catalog, making it convenient to check out the books that interest you online. See the Book Lists for children below.
  • In addition, you can keep current by signing up for email advirsories. Select children’s Book Lists sent on a monthly basis. These  will include all the information you need as well as allow you to reserve or check out books right from your email. Book Lists available via email are also listed below.

And when you visit the Weezie Library, a Book List binder with printed lists is kept behind the children’s desk, offering both topic and series lists.  Whether you’re looking for a princess story, a book about shapes and colors, or the name of the fifth Harry Potter book, we can help you find it!


Available through e-NEWSLETTERS (sent monthly):

Nantucket Atheneum Lists (sent monthly):

New York Times Best Selling Children’s Book Lists:

Award winning children’s books: