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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 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...
General RecommendationsGene Luen Yang in conversation with Raina Telgemeier - Children's Book Week 2016
Created on: May 10, 2016
Children's Book Council presented their West Coast keynote event celebrating Children's Book Week with Gene Yang in conversatio...
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 GuideSFPL Effie Lee Morris Lecture presents Christian Robinson
Created on: Jun 02, 2016
Newbery and Caldecott Award-winning Bay Area illustrator Christian Robinson was the invited guest lecturer for the Main Childre...
Topic GuideOur Asian Heritage: Children’s Books on the Asian-American Experience (PreK to 2nd Grade)
Created on: Mar 16, 2015
These books are a sampling of titles about Asian American youth. Topics include assimilation, culture, history, and family. ...
General RecommendationsA Celebration of Children’s Literature - Alma Flor Ada
Created on: Mar 04, 2020
A trailblazing writer sharing the Latinx experience before many others, Alma Flor Ada's stories have enchanted readers for many...
Topic GuideLGBT Speculative Fiction - An SFPL LGBT Resource Guide
Created on: Mar 26, 2015
These titles are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to LGBT speculative fiction. An SFPL LGBT Booklist.
Topic GuideLGBT Foremothers and Forefathers - An SFPL LGBT Resource Guide
Created on: Feb 12, 2015
Before the gay rights movement began, many LGBT people took risks to live authentic lives. These titles celebrate some of them....
K-12 Study GuideWorld War Two graphic novel stories for young readers
Created on: Nov 09, 2020
Living in a post 2020 USA Presidential election world, the news has been filled with stories of fear, hate, and discrimination ...
K-12 Study GuideWe LOVE Diverse Books - celebrating diversity in youth literature
Created on: Nov 16, 2016
We NEED/DEMAND/LOVE diverse books and want to connect youth and their families with literature that reflects the beautifully di...