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Children's Booklists & Links

4 children reading under the tree in the Children's LibraryChildren who are learning to read benefit from selecting books with a proper mix of support and challenge. Leveled books can provide this balance and instill confidence in young readers. Your child’s teacher can provide you with his or her current reading level.

Here is a sampling of leveled books available in the Children’s Room - a binder with printed lists is available in our Beginning Readers area:

Guided Reading Level A - IRLA 1-3Y
Guided Reading Level B - IRLA 1-3Y
Guided Reading Level C - IRLA 1G
Guided Reading Level D - IRLA 1G
Guided Reading Level E - IRLA 2G
Guided Reading Level F - IRLA 2G
Guided Reading Level G - IRLA 1B
Guided Reading Level H - IRLA 1B
Guided Reading Level I - IRLA 2B
Guided Reading Level J - IRLA 2B
Guided Reading Level K - IRLA 1R
Reading Levels Conversion Chart

There are many other outstanding books in the library that your child will enjoy as well. Here are several of our recommended reading lists, arranged by grade level:

100 Books Every Child Should Know Before Starting School
(100 Libros en Español)

Recommended Fiction for Kindergarten & 1st Grade

Recommended Fiction for 2nd & 3rd Grade

Recommended Fiction for 4th-6th Grades

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (login with a Wallingford library card)
This database is also a great resource for finding excellent children’s literature.

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