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General RecommendationsYes We Can! Books About Children With Disabilities
Created on: Nov 10, 2015
Great books about children living with many kinds of disabilities. These are just a few of our favorites; let us know which on...
Topic GuideIndians of North America - Picture Stories for Children
Created on: Feb 27, 2015
SFPL Children's Picture Books about American Indians (also known as Native Americans). This is a short list. There are many m...
General RecommendationsOur Stories: Children's Books on the Native North American Experience
Created on: Jul 28, 2015
Read about young people from many different Native North American nations in these books for babies through high school studen...
General RecommendationsLet it Shine: Children's Books About the African-American Experience
Created on: Feb 20, 2015
The books listed are a sampling of the titles available for young readers and listeners. Ask your SFPL children's librarian fo...
General RecommendationsSFPL West Portal Mother-Daughter Book Group Suggested Titles
Created on: Aug 04, 2015
Books we've read and discussed
General RecommendationsWinners of the Women's National Book Association (WNBA) Award
Created on: Jul 29, 2017
The Women's National Book Association (WNBA) Award is presented every other year to “a living American woman who derives part o...
General Recommendations15 Newbery winners that have not been made into movies
Created on: Sep 22, 2015
All of these books have won the Newbery Medal and have not (yet) been adapted for the big screen. You'll find recent and older...
Topic GuideChildren and Homelessness - an SFPL Booklist for Children
Created on: Apr 13, 2015
These fiction and nonfiction books explore homelessness from the cheerful fantasy of "The Boxcar Children" to the har...
Topic GuideI want to write a children's book - Advice for the aspiring writer
Created on: May 03, 2016
Here are some SFPL books & tips to spark ideas or inspiration for those who have experienced the EUREKA moment of wanting t...
General RecommendationsLife, History, and Legends of the Middle East - An SFPL Resource Guide for Children
Created on: May 18, 2015
These items explore the range of experiences of children growing up in the Middle East. An SFPL Resource Guide.
Topic GuideWorld War II on the Home Front - an SFPL Booklist for Children
Created on: Apr 09, 2015
These books give readers an idea of what it was like to live through World War II in the United States. An SFPL Booklist for Ch...
Topic GuideChildren and Gender Identity - An SFPL LGBT Resource Guide
Created on: Mar 17, 2015
More and more very young children are being very vocal about the fact that they are transgender, and there is now a lot of supp...
Topic GuideThe Japanese American Experience During World War II - an SFPL Booklist for Children
Created on: Apr 08, 2015
Picture books, chapter books, and nonfiction books about the lives of Japanese Americans during World War II. An SFPL Booklist
Topic GuideBooks for Children about the Holocaust - An SFPL Booklist
Created on: Apr 06, 2015
These are some of the best picture books, chapter books, and nonfiction books about the Holocaust. An SFPL Booklist.
Topic GuideSocial Change and Social Unrest: How Regular People Make History - An SFPL Booklist for Children
Created on: May 19, 2015
Regular people make history by participating in protests for change. These books tell the stories of a number protests. An SFP...
Topic GuideA Rainbow Celebration: LGBT Books for Children - An SFPL LGBT Resource Guide
Created on: Apr 06, 2015
These picture books and chapter books explore what it's like to be LGBT, or to have LGBT parents. An SFPL LGBT Booklist.
General RecommendationsHometown Talent: Books for Children Written or Illustrated by Bay Area Authors.
Created on: Jan 03, 2017
Feast your eyes upon this list created by SFPL Main Children's Center librarians focusing on local San Francisco and Bay Area a...
General RecommendationsThe Golden Gate: Children's Books About San Francisco (3rd to 6th Grade)
Created on: Feb 23, 2015
SFPL Main Children's librarians recommend a few San Francisco-themed fiction and non-fiction books for elementary and middle sc...