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Book recommendations are listed by grade level. STEM Kits and Story Time In a Box may be picked up anytime during regular library hours while supplies last. At Lee Avenue, they can be picked up by coming through the drive thru. At Belfry, Phelps, or Virgie, they may be picked up by calling the library and having one brought out curbside. Please call your library to reserve or check availability. Find A Location

Book Recommendations by Grade Level

Available at Pike County Public Library

K-3

  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom- Bill Martin Jr
  • Pete the Cat Series
  • A Bad Case of Stripes- David Shannon
  • Fly Guys Series- Tedd Arnold
  • Dogman Series- David Pilkey
  • A Light in the Attic- Shel Silverstein
  • The Snowy Day- Ezra Keats
  • Where the Wild Things Are- Maurice Sendak
  • Swimmy- Leo Lionni
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar- Eric Carle
  • Goodnight Moon- Margaret Wise Brown

3-5

  • James and the Giant Peach
  • Because of Winn Dixie- Kate D. Camillo
  • Henry’s Freedom Box- Ellen Levine
  • Mr. Poppers Penguins- Richard and Florence Atwater
  • Fudge Books- Judy Bloom
  • Ramona Qumiby, Age 8- Beverly Cleary
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall- Patricia Maclachan
  • I Survived Book Series
  • Henry Huggins- Beverly Cleary
  • Mrs. Piggle Wiggle- Betty Macdonald
  • Magic Treehouse Series- Mary Pope Osborne
  • Junie B Jones- Barbara Park
  • Pippi Longstocking- Astrid Lingrend

Middle (6-8)

  • The Underland Chronicles- Suzanne Collins
  • One and Only Ivan- Katherine Applegate
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn- Mark Twain
  • Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl- Anne Frank
  • Lord of the Flies- William Golding
  • The Giver- Lois Lowry
  • Bridge of Terabithia- Katherine Paterson
  • Island of Blue Dolphins- Scott O’Dell
  • Matilda- Ronald Dahl
  • Hatchet- Gary Paulsen
  • Tuck Everlasting- Natalie Babbit
  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh- Robert C O’Brien
  • Anne of Green Gables- L. M. Montgomery
  • The Call of the Wild- Jack London
  • The Chronicles of Narnia- C.S. Lewis
  • Holes- Louis Schar
  • Little Women- Louisa May Alcott
  • The Princess Bride- William Goldman
  • A Wrinkle in Time- Madeleine L’Engle
  • Where the Red Fern Grows- Wilson Rawls
  • Catherine, Called Birdy- Karen Cushman
  • Inkheart Series- Cornelia Funke
  • Walk Two Moons- Sharon Creech
  • The Golden Compass- Phillip Pullman
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children- Ransom Riggs
  • Wonder –R.J. Palacio
  • Bud, Not Buddy- Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Crossover- Kwame Alexander
  • Number the Stars- Lois Lowry
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events Series- Lemony Snicket
  • Harry Potter Series- J. K. Rowling
  • The Graveyard Book-Neil Gaiman

Highschool (9-12)

  • The Bell Jar- Sylvia Plath
  • 1984- George Orwell
  • The Crucible- Arthur Miller
  • Fahrenheit 451- Ray Bradbury
  • Flowers for Algernon- Daniel Keyes
  • Grapes of Wrath- John Steinbeck
  • The Great Gatsby- F Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Lord of the Rings- J. R. R. Tolkien
  • The Hobbit- J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Oedipus Rex- Sophocles
  • Romeo and Juliet- William Shakespeare
  • Hamlet- William Shakespeare
  • Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God- Zora Neale Hurston
  • To Kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee
  • Of Mice and Men- John Steinbeck
  • Perks of Being a Wallflower- Stephen Chbosky
  • Scarlett Letter- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Heart of Darkness- Joseph Conrad
  • The Outsiders- S. E. Hinton
  • The Hate U Give- Angie Thomas
  • Looking of Alaska- John Green
  • Lovely Bones- Alice Sebold
  • Ready Player One- Ernest Cline
  • Collected Poems of Robert Frost
  • Speak- Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Scorpions- Walter Dean Myers


Activities: STEM Kits & Story Time In a Box




Story Time In a Box

STEM Kits and Story Time In a Box may be picked up anytime during regular library hours while supplies last. At Lee Avenue, they can be picked up by coming through the drive thru. At Belfry, Phelps, or Virgie, they may be picked up by calling the library and having one brought out curbside. Please call your library to reserve or check availability.



KYVL Resources at a Glance

All KYVL Resources can be found by visiting KYVL.org/az.php


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KYVL Video Tutorials


K-8 eBook Collection from EBSCO

Video courtesy of KYVL.org


Teen BookCloud Overview

Video courtesy of KYVL.org


TumbleBook Library Overview

Video courtesy of KYVL.org



Link to KY Homeschool Information Packet

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