Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

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Is your kid burning through books, leaving you scrambling to find more titles? Or are they doing anything and everything but reading? Either way, we’ve got you covered!

We’re going to let you in on a little librarian secret. While we love reading and recommending books, sometimes even pros need a little help. When we do, we turn to NoveList K-8 Plus.

NoveList K-8 Plus is a subscription database created by librarians as a “secret weapon” for reader’s advisory. Reader’s advisory is our fancy library term for matching a reader with the right book. 

NoveList K-8 Plus is available at no cost to anyone with a Denver Public Library card and lets you:

  • Search by author, title, and series.
  • Search by genre (fantasy and science fiction, horror, humor…)
  • Search by Lexile level. Learn more about reading levels and how to find the right book at the right level for your reader.
  • Find read-alikes. Search for a book your kid couldn’t put down and you’ll find a list of read-alikes on the detailed record.
  • Read reviews.
  • Link to the Denver Public Library catalog and Goodreads.
  • Browse winners of awards like the Caldecott, Newbery and many more!
  • Create your own account to save search results and create alerts for when new titles are added to the database.
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