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Grade 2 Library Guide, PXES: Recommended Reading Lists

American Library Association (ALA)

The American Library Association (ALA) is a U.S. based nonprofit organization.  The ALA  promotes libraries and library education, is the oldest and largest library association in the world, and has branches specializing in services to children and school libraries.  The ALA sponsors annual awards which highlight notable new authors and illustrators.

Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC)

The Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) is a division of the ALA and is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children.  ALSC supports creative programming, best practices, continuing education, and professional connections for librarians.

2021 Professionally Recommended Reading Lists

American Library Association, 2021

‚ÄčAssociation for Library Services to Children (ALSC) Diversity in Action (Día), 2021

Bank Street College of Education
Best Books of the Year (Updates due by the end of May, 2021)

International Literacy Association (Due to the worldwide pandemic, updates will not be announced in 2021.)

Publisher's Weekly Summer Reads 2021

Additional Recommendations