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Books here in the library. You can find over 60,000 youth books in the Ann Arbor District Library collections. They can be facts or fiction, and range in size and difficulty from picture books to five hundred page novels, books for babies to eighth graders. (We even have a section for parents and teachers.) Special collections include Reading Rainbow, Holiday, Science Experiments, and Large Type books.
Book suggestions. If you are looking for book suggestions, start with our Librarians' Picks, an ever-growing collection of booklists from your librarians at the Ann Arbor District Library.
On the web. If you would like to learn more about youth books, try these websites:
- The page for lovers of the Redwall series. Includes link to "Ask Brian Jacques."
- Children’s Literature Web Guide
- Information about children’s books, authors, illustrators, TV and movie tie-ins, stories, and much much more.
- Reading Rainbow
- This includes lists of the Reading Rainbow books and episodes.
- Scholastic Books
- All your favorite Scholastic books, with author information and more, including Magic School Bus, Goosebumps, Babysitters Club, Animorphs.
- Information, games, and fun. The Doctor is in!
- Games, booklists, coloring pages and more from the PBS program.
- Swallows and Amazons Chronology
- Table showing the order and date of the events described in the Swallows and Amazons books by Arthur Ransome, plus
links to other Ransome sites.
- Treasure Island
- Activities, art and more related to the classic novel.
- Winnie-the-Pooh and Friends
- Games, coloring pages and more featuring the one and only Winnie the Pooh.<