Reading Lists
2018 CLEL Bell Awards

Use these titles to encourage interaction in the categories: Read, Write, Sing, Talk, and Play.



Adult SRC: Animal Attraction

Shifter Romances



Adult SRC: Animal in the Title

A mixture of fiction and nonfiction books that have an animal in the title



Adult SRC: Animal on the Cover

Which animal do think is most popular for a book cover?



Adult SRC: Canine Crime-busters

These stories feature dogs that bring down the villains



Adult SRC: Cats With Clues

Mystery series featuring feline sleuths



Adult SRC: Love is Pawsome

Romances featuring pets and animals



Adult SRC: Narrated by an Animal

Are you ready to read a story from a critter's point of view?



Adult SRC: Pawsitively in Love

Romances for animal lovers



Adult SRC: Retellings and Adaptions of Tales

These reads take modern or unexpected twists on classic tales



Adult SRC: Summertime Tales

Popular Tales for the Summer



Cactus Country: 10 Best Fiction Books of 2020

From Time Magazine, don't miss the 10 best fiction reads of 2020! Check out the list with more detail here: https://time.com/5913197/best-fiction-books-2020/. 



Cactus Country: 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2020

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Cactus Country: Prickly Poetry

Explore the use of lyric, meter, and stanza with these poetic reads.



Cactus Country: Southwest Mysteries

Get wrapped up with a mystery set in the Southwest!



Cactus Country: Tumbleweed Tales

Lose yourself in a story set where tumbleweeds roam.



Children's SRC: 1st Grade Reading

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Children's SRC: 2nd Grade Reading

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Children's SRC: 3rd Grade Reading

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Children's SRC: 4th Grade Reading

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Children's SRC: 5th Grade Reading

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Children's SRC: Kindergarten Reading

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Baby SRC: Birth to 12 Months

Start early and raise a book lover by reading to newborns. These hand-selected books are designed for babies birth to 12 months including durable board books and colorful pictures.



Birth to 12 Months

Start early and raise a book lover by reading to newborns. These hand-selected books are designed for babies birth to 12 months including durable board books and colorful pictures.



12 to 24 Months

Help young children develop a love for reading that will last a lifetime.  Read these fun books about animals and rhymes to your young one and watch their imagination grow.



Baby SRC: 12 to 24 Months

Read these fun books about animals and rhymes to your young one and watch their imagination grow.



2 to 3 Year Olds

Encourage your toddler to read with exciting books that span from simple picture books to more elaborate stories. Watch your child grow into a lifetime book lover.



Children's SRC: 2 to 3 Year Olds

Encourage your toddler to read with exciting books that span from simple picture books to more elaborate stories. 



4 to 5 Year Olds

Prepare your child for school by exposing them to reading at a young age. This book list is designed for 4 to 5 year olds as they prepare to enter kindergarten.



Children's SRC: 4 to 5 Year Olds

Prepare your child for school by exposing them to reading at a young age. This book list is designed for 4 to 5 year olds as they prepare to enter kindergarten.



Sherlock Lives

Further adventures of Sherlock Holmes and company, based on the enduring works of Arthur Conan Doyle.



Sherlock Reimagined

These novels pay homage to the timeless Sherlock Holmes by recasting and tweaking the iconic character.



Sherlock and Women

Ladies, Ladies. Adventures of the women in the life of Sherlock Holmes. 





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