Featured Resource: Tumblebooks
Tumblebooks is a free online collection of animated, talking picture books. You can teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love! Click the image above to access Tumblebooks.
Once in the Tumblebooks site, use the toolbar to navigate through Story Books, Read Alongs, eBooks, Graphic Novels, Non-Fiction, Videos, Math Stories, Language Learning, Playlists, Puzzles & Games!
Great Reads for Kids
Recommendations from our librarians and the Association for Library Service to Children. Updated frequently!
Resources for Kids
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
This free program encourages you to read 1000 books with your child before he or she enters school – a goal to encourage children to learn to read for themselves. We have all the tools you need, just stop by your local branch or visit trailslibrary.org/1kb for printable reading logs.
Missouri Readers Awards
The Missouri Association of School Librarians sponsors voting and awards for youth books for grades 1-12, including Show Me Readers Award (Grades 1-3), Mark Twain Readers Award (Grades 4-6), Truman Readers Award (Grades 6-8), and Gateway Readers Award (Grades 9-12).