Toledo Lucas County Public Library
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Best Books for Second Grade Readers

Looking for books for a second grader? Here are wonderful picture books and easy readers specifically chosen for this age group. Books in series are noted. A Library card and PIN will be required to access many of the resources listed. Need help with your card or PIN? Contact your nearest location or call 419-259-5200. Need a new card?

Best Books for Third Grade Readers

Looking for great books for third graders? These books will capture the interest of all types of readers. Children this age love to read book series, and many series are included.

Thanksgiving Resources for Grades 1-3

Children’s Thanksgiving books and media range from funny stories of escaped turkeys to more sober histories of settlers and Native Americans, and reflections on thankfulness.

Fantastic Books for Kids by African American Authors

In celebration of Black History Month, we compiled a list of picture books to read with your child by noted African American authors. Some inspire young minds, some are just for fun, and all are perfect for enjoying together.

Picture Books That Introduce Sensitive Topics

A selection of endearing stories for young children that focus on a variety of topics like family, friends, gender identity, individuality, love, marriage, tolerance, self-acceptance, kindness, respect, mental disabilities, nonconformity, teasing, social issues, emotions, immigrants, racism, friendship and courage.