Books for Kids

Books Lists for Kids

We have thousands of books in our library. With so many to choose from, sometimes it can be hard to know where to start! We’ve put together some recommended reading lists for you based on your age or the topic you’re interested in.

There are also a few ways you can read or listen to stories online with your library card.

Great Books for Girls

Great Books for Boys

Special Interests

OLA Forest of ReadingĀ® Winners and Nominees

Blue Spruce: Recently published Canadian children's picture books for Kindergarten to Grade 2.

Silver Birch Express: A combination of fiction and non-fiction, aimed at the Grade 3 - 4 reading level.

Silver Birch: Recently published Canadian children's books for children in Grades 3 to 6.

Red Maple: For students in grades 7 and 8.

Books on Sensitive Topics

Adoption and Foster Care

Bullying

Death and Grieving

Divorce and Separation

Health and Medicine: Books about illness in children and family members, as well as books about going to the doctor or dentist.

Inappropriate Touching: Books about appropriate use of our own hands, and books about inappropriate touching from others.

People with Disabilities

French Books

Animaux - Animals  - 3 à 7 ans - apprentis lecteurs - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Autres pays - World - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans 11 ans+

Aventure - Adventure - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Environnement - Environment - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Fantastique - Fantasy - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Films tirés de livres - Livres adaptés en film - Films based on books - Books into films - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans 

Roman historique - Historical fiction -  3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Humour - 3 à 7 ans - apprentis lecteurs - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Moyens de transport - Things that go  - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Livres policiers - Mysteries - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Livres primés et classiques - Award winning and classic books - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Science- fiction et espace - Science fiction and space - 3 à 7 ans -  8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+

Sports et loisirs - Sports and hobbies - 3 à 7 ans - 8 à 10 ans - 11 ans+