Reading Lists
2018 CLEL Bell Awards

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



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

From Time Magazine, don't miss the 10 best nonfiction reads of 2020! Check out the list with more detail here: https://time.com/5913865/best-nonfiction-books-20 ...
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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.



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.



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.



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.



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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