Staff Picks for Kids
Discover the best books for kids of all ages–from new readers to tweens–selected by our staff. Find new featured book lists every month, or explore our picks by reading level or genre.
The experiences of LGBTQ+ kids and families are captured in this list comprised of picture books, chapter books, and graphic novels. Informational books are also included and span a variety of topics that include gender identity and the LGBTQ+ rights movement. (Updated June 2022)
This list was created by Seattle Public Library Children's Services Librarians, in celebration of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
In celebration of Women's History Month, here are some recent kids' biographies of rad women! (Created February 2022)
In celebration of Black History Month 2022, here are some recent outstanding illustrated nonfiction books for kids! (Created January 2022)
For New Readers
Genres & Topics
A staff selection of titles that explore the immigrant and refugee experience for kids.
A staff selection of resources for kids and familes impacted by incarceration.