By Grade (updated May 2014)

1st Grade
2nd Grade
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
6th Grade
7th Grade

By Subject

Black History Month, Fiction
Black History Month, Nonfiction
Chapter Book Read-Alouds (for younger kids)
Chapter Book Read-Alouds (for older kids)
Historical Fiction
Like Harry Potter
Like The Lightning Thief (Mythology)
Native American Stories
Non-Traditional Gender Roles
Raise a Reader: Great Books for 2s & 3s
Scary Stories
Science Fiction
Growing Up Is Hard To Do: Books About Difficult Feelings
Your Librarians' Favorite Picture Books

Reading Olympics

Reading Olympics is a battle of the books sponsored by School Districts 90 and 97, Oak Park Public Library, and River Forest Public Library, as well as several private schools. All 5th grade students are invited to participate in Reading Olympics. Students read the books on a list and compete with each other answering questions about the books. For more information, please contact your school media specialist.

Fall 2013

Spring 2014

Award Winners