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HPL Booklists
Check out these downloadable lists of age-appropriate titles chosen by library staff. Each list includes tips on how to make the most of storytime

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Pop Parenting
The latest popular ideas and trends in parenting advice. Check them out, even if you don't have children of your own!
Books for Babies (pdf format)
Sharing books with babies builds their brain power, helps them learn language, prepares them to be readers and creates a special time together.
Books for 2s and 3s (pdf format)
Toddlers wants to hear the same story again...and again, and again. They might not know it, but the repetition is actually helping to build their vocabulary and develop verbal skills.
Books for 4s and 5s (pdf format)
Preschoolers like books that tell stories and make them giggle. Laugh along with them and you'll be help build a lifelong love of reading.
Books for Grades K-1 (pdf format)
Early readers will love these picture books and easy-to-read titles.
Books for Grades 2-3 (pdf format)
The more independent reader will discover their favorite series as they strengthen their vocabulary.
Books for Grades 4-5 (pdf format)
Seasoned readers can explore a wide range of subjects as they transition to young adult books.
African American Experience (pdf format)
A list of books to share with preschoolers and young readers.

Read with your Ears!
Going on a trip? Rainy day indoors? Grab one of these great audiobooks for kids and time will fly!
Audiobooks for Grades PreK-1 (pdf format)
Audiobooks for Grades 2-3 (pdf format)
Audiobooks for Grades 4-5 (pdf format)

Road to Early Literacy
Find out why it's never too early to introduce the love of reading to your little one.
Visit Road to Early Literacy page.

Helpful Websites
The web is full of information on how to help your reader develop skills that will last a lifetime. We've picked a few of our favorite sites to share.

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) - RIF is the oldest and largest children's and family nonprofit literacy organization in the United States. The tips in this website will help you turn everyday activities into enjoyable learning experiences.

Reading Rockets - A national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.



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