September Reading List for Kids

Updated August 24, 2023
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A library
Giovanni, Nikki
In this lyrical picture book, world-renowned poet, New York Times bestselling author, and Coretta Scott King Honor winner Nikki Giovanni and fine artist Erin Robinson craft an ode to the magic of a library as a place not only for knowledge but also for imagination, exploration, and...
Library day
Rockwell, Anne F.
Beloved author Anne Rockwell celebrates books, the love of reading, and of course, libraries, with a gorgeous new picture book about a child's first visit to the library! One day, a young boy visits the library for the very first time. While he's there he listens to stories,...
Library mouse
Kirk, Daniel.
A small creature offers his big voice for aspiring authors everywhereEvery child can be a writer--and Library Mouse shows them how!Beloved children's books author and illustrator Daniel Kirk wonderfully brings to life the story of Sam, a library mouse. Sam's home was in a little hole in the wall in...
The library fish
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin
In this sweet and adventurous picture book, an unusually literary fish leaves the safety of her bowl to explore her library home for the first time. When Mr. Hughes finds a fish all alone in the library and names her Library Fish, she knows she's found her true home. Library Fish...
The scary library shusher
Miedoso, Andres
It's Desmond and Andres versus a spooky library shusher in the fifth book of the Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol series! It's no surprise that the library is one of Desmond Cole's favorite haunts. After all, it's a place full of books about werewolves, UFOs, and things that go bump in...
Pete the cat checks out the library
Dean, James
New York Times bestselling author and illustrator James Dean shows us how much fun reading can be in Pete the Cat Checks Out the Library. Includes over 30 groovy stickers! It's Pete the Cat's first time at the library. He gets a fun tour of library and even reads a few super...
DRAGON IN THE LIBRARY
STOWELL, LOUIE
In a fast-paced and funny adventure, Kit must use the magic of books to save the library--and its resident dragon--from a power-hungry tycoon. Kit Spencer can't stand reading. She'd rather be outside playing and getting muddy than stuck inside with a book. But when her best...
The library of ever
Alexander, Zeno
Named a best book of the year by Kirkus Reviews, The Library of Ever is an instant classic for middle grade readers and booklovers everywhere--an adventure across time and space, as a young girl becomes a warrior for the forces of knowledge. With her parents off...
The library book
Chapin, Tom
What's the best way to cure a gloomy day? A trip to the library! Based on the hit song by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, here is an affectionate, exuberant, uproarious celebration of books, reading, and--SHHH!--libraries! The rain is pouring, Dad is snoring, and the same old stuff...

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