Good Books

 reading recommendations from New Haven Public Schools

Pre-K-K     |    1st-2nd   |    3rd-4th    |      5th-6th

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Tumblebooks is here! A collection of tumble animated, talking picture books with fiction,non-fiction and foreign language titles. Includes Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographic), TumbleTV (pre-set playlists of a sequence of books) and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

Check out Bookflix for classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods paired with nonfiction ebooks from Scholastic. Interactive games with each story! For Preschool through third grade. Click here if you are trying to access Bookflix from home or school.

Check out TrueFlix: an online resource that trueflix brings books to life! It features electronic versions of Scholastic’s award-winning True Books series paired with topical videos, project ideas, age-appropriate web links, and interactive educational games.Teachers and parents will appreciate the links to the common core, suggested lesson plans, and helpful quizzes. Click here if you are trying to access TrueFlix from home or school.

Overdrive and Freading.Think ebooks are just for adults? Think again! Favorite kid’s titles are available through our ebook and audio book services.


OneClickDigital has more audiobooks and ebooks.

Here are some lists of great books organized by category.

Beginning Chapter Books


Intermediate Chapter Books



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