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Children's book recommendations

Need a good book to read with your child? PA's Promise for Children has lots of book lists with books recommened by families, friends, librarians, teachers and more!

Need a good book to read with your child? PA's Promise for Children has lots of book lists with books recommened by families, friends, librarians, teachers and more!

Each list is available to print. After printing, take it to your local library and your librarian can help you locate the books on the list. Let your child circle the book on the list as you read them together.

Books about Seasons

Books about Animals

Books about Life Events

Books for Activities or Locations

Books about Holidays

Books for Getting Ready for School

Concerned about your child’s development?

Call Pennsylvania’s CONNECT Helpline at 1-800-692-7288 for information about your child’s development and connecting to Early Intervention services in Pennsylvania.

Call Child Care Works Helpline at 1-877-4-PA-KIDS (1-877-472-5437) for information about finding, paying for and other concerns related to child care.

Learn more about these Helplines