Best Books for Kids 2022
Our expert librarians selected 2022's best books for kids. Check out these outstanding titles—plus discover accessible titles.
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Trans and Nonbinary Reads
Discover books for kids highlighting transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming voices recommended by NYPL staff. Plus, discover which titles are available in accessible formats.
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Reading List
Explore books for kids that spotlight a range of experiences within Asian American and Pacific Islander communities—plus, find out which titles are available in accessible formats.
NYPL's Essential Reads on Feminism
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the Library created Essential Reads on Feminism book lists, featuring titles that trace the history of feminism and the suffrage movement, its impact on the complex push for gender equality, and the issues and challenges that many women face today.
Schomburg's Black Liberation List for Young Readers
Explore essential titles for kids selected by the Schomburg Center as it marks 95 years of collecting and preserving Black history, arts, and culture. Plus, discover which titles are available in accessible formats.
125 NYC Books We Love
New York City is many things: powerful, resilient, funny, fascinating, a center of culture and literary life—a city that contains multitudes. During the Library's 125th year, we pay tribute to the city we call home with a book list that reflects its diversity, energy, and life. Plus, find out which titles are available in accessible formats.
125 Kids Books We Love
To celebrate the Library's 125th anniversary, our expert librarians have selected 125 titles from the last 125 years that inspire those both young and young at heart to love reading—from timeless classics to new favorites.
New Staff Picks for Kids
Find your new favorite reads with this collection of top titles curated by our expert librarians.