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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...
General RecommendationsSFPL West Portal Mother-Daughter Book Group Suggested Titles
Created on: Aug 04, 2015
Books we've read and discussed
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 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 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 GuideChildren's Literature with Negative Portrayals and Stereotypes for Curriculum
Created on: Mar 16, 2016
An SFPL list featuring negative stereotypes and portrayals in Children's Literature, which has become more inclusive and divers...
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...
Topic GuideOur Asian Heritage: Children’s Books on the Asian-American Experience (3rd to 6th Grade)
Created on: Mar 16, 2015
These books are a sampling of titles about awesome Asian American youth! From mystery, to humor, to historical fiction, there's...
General RecommendationsBeTwixt - Teen books advanced Juvenile readers will enjoy
Created on: Oct 23, 2019
An SFPL Main Children's Center Librarian curated list of TEEN books for a younger tween crowd that feel like sophisticated and ...
General RecommendationsWhat We Read This Winter - Middle Grade Edition Vol. 3
Created on: Feb 05, 2021
"Discover new and familiar books curated from T(w)een Winter Read participants and reviewers. Pick them up through SFPL To...