Choose a Book

There are so many books out there, but sometimes it seems really hard to figure out what to read. Of course, you can always ask your A-S Librarian. Here are some other places you can look for ideas.

Reading Communities

Join over 60,000 children in thirty-three nations in this safe social network that is all about books! Fill your online bookshelves, recommend books and see what other kids are reading. This site is designed for grades 1-7

Thalia Kids Book Club
Take part in discussions with children's book authors. Each event includes a creative writing project, a discussion with the audience, and a book-signing.

Books of Wonder
This terrific children's book store on 18th St. has multiple author events every week!

Award Winners

Consider reading an award winner from the U.S. or the U.K.

Ya Books


Did you know that a number of books in our Library Catalog feature reviews written by boys?

Allen-Stevenson’s distinctive “enlightened traditional” approach educates boys to become scholars and gentlemen.