Fall into Reading this October with Beanstack and Junior Library Guild!

For this challenge, you can read whatever you like, just be sure to log your minutes in Beanstack. For a little extra credit, check out JLG’s award-winning book selections and complete the “JLG Picks” activity in Beanstack. Keep reading through this book list to see which books qualify for the “JLG Picks” activity. They are grouped by grade/age level, and include links to digital resources in case you can’t get your hand on a hard copy. Keep Reading!

Books for Grades K-2

From inspiring young musicians to less-than-impressive pets, there’s something for everyone in the K-2 early reader category. Check out these books from your library or listen to them read-aloud right here!

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Books for Grades 3-5

Check out these diverse middle grade books for a spectrum of stories about love, strength, loss, and the fight for equality. Here, you will find titles to check out from your library, virtual read-alouds, or other ways to access the stories online.

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Books for Grades 6-8

Looking for someone you can relate to? JLG has selected an extensive list of inspiring authors and experiences for you to dive into. From new schools to difficult familial relationships to the history-makers you didn’t even know about, there’s sure to be someone here to connect with. Preview them here, check them out from your library, or get them via services like Hoopla and Overdrive.

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Books for Grades 9-12

Check out this wide range of JLG-selected books to find authors making sense of their troubling pasts, the role of health in our lives, and the fantasy worlds we construct or believe to escape reality. Preview them using JLG synopses, book trailers, and author talks here and check them out from your library or using services like Hoopla and Overdrive.

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Credit: Barnes and Noble