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Come to the Youth Services Department for up-to-date lists of recommended reading in different genres and topics.

Visit these sites for lots of good reading ideas:


NoveList DATABASE is linked EbscoHost and is the source of the "If You Liked..." recommendations on our catalog. You can sort by age or genre!

Kids Reads
is the BookReports Kid's arm. Reviews of thousands of books for kids organized by genre along with great ways to engage with authors, series, kids reading the same books, and more!


Guys Read
was founded by author and literacy advocate, Brian Scieszka. The site has a mission to "help boys become self-motivated and life-long readers". Search by genre, age range, area of interest or connect with other guys reading!


Books Kids Love
is a spectacular resouce for Homeschooling families, teachers, parents, and kids looking for just the right next book! Created and maintained by teachers who know books!

(* The above external links are not related to the City of Portsmouth Website in any way.)


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