Recommendations for children
Recommended books for children
We offer a wide range of books for children. You can browse and choose your own items to borrow from your local library, request books via our Select and Collect service or download ebooks or eAudiobooks.
Reading Well for children
The Reading Well initiative recommends titles to help children understand their feelings and worries and cope with tough times.
Many of the books on this list cover topics that children and families may be experiencing including; worry, bullying, loss and bereavement.
For under fives, Little Parachutes may help.
Find a good book for your child
These websites will help you find a good read.
- Books for Keeps
- Fantastic Fiction
- Good Reads
- Reading Zone
- Who Next...? (Search for your favourite authors and find new ones you'll want to try. Login using your library card number)