Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Women's History Month 2019

Celebrate Women's History Month with the following collection of books about go-getting girls with big dreams...

Our Favorite Books for Kids Under Five of 2018

Every year the youth services staff at St. Louis Public Library collectively read thousands of children's books.

Our Favorite STEM and Non-Fiction Books for Kids of 2018

Every year the youth services staff at St. Louis Public Library collectively read thousands of children's books.

Our Favorite Chapter Books for Kids of 2018

Every year the youth services staff at St. Louis Public Library collectively read thousands of children's books.

Our Favorite Graphic Novels for Kids of 2018

Every year the youth services staff at St. Louis Public Library collectively read thousands of children's books.

10 Books Celebrating the Periodic Table of Elements

2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements as designated by the United Nations.

Pirates

Kids love to read about these terrors of the seas. Here are some of our favorite pirate books for young children.

Knights, Dragons, and Princesses

Give your young adventuresome child their fantasy fix with these fun, genre-savvy books.

African-American History for Younger…

It can be hard to find picture books that introduce younger children to the many facets of African-American history in versatile,…

Ten Picture Books About Loss and…

An essential role of parents and caregivers is being the person a child first turns to for answers when that child encounters tragedy.…

Ten Picture Books about Solidarity

Artist, activist, and scholar Ricardo Gamboa defines “solidarity” as the practice of taking the risk with one another. It is not possible t…

Great Chapter Books for 1st-3rd Graders

Kids who are transitioning from reading picture books and easy readers will enjoy these titles!

Differently Abled Stories for Children

Kids love seeing themselves in stories, but stories are also a good way to get kids to see the world through a different lens, which can he…

Unusual Friendships

Friends are awesome! They help you through the bad times and make the good times even better. Sometimes the people who seem very differen…
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