Find a Good Book

Our favorite thing to do is finding the right book just for you. We believe that the right book at the right time inspires life-long readers, so let us help you find your next favorite book. This page offers some reading suggestions, but please call, e-mail, or visit us for more personalized ideas.

Contact: Children’s Services 203-438-2282 x12002

Librarian Suggestions

Grades K & 1 Book Lists

Grades 2 & 3 Book Lists

Grades 4 – 6 Book Lists

Read-Alike Book Lists

If you love one of the books or series below, click the link for a list of similar titles you might enjoy!


Award Winners  

Newbery Medal

Boston Globe – Horn Book Awards

Scott O’Dell Award

Caldecott Medal

Pura Belpre Award

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Coretta Scott King Award

Robert F. Sibert Award

Nutmeg Book Award

Other Reading Resources

Novelist Plus K-8

An excellent resource to find good or hard-to-find books. You can search books by genre, age, topic, and popularity and see if the titles are available at the Library. Use your Library Card from home by clicking here

OverDrive for Kids

Use your Library Card to download e-books, audiobooks, and graphic novels to your device. OverDrive also has many bestsellers and suggested titles. Available as a free app.


Use your Library Card to instantly download eBooks, audiobooks, and comics to your device via the website or the free app. Hoopla provides new and suggested titles. Click here (You can also download movies, TV shows, and music!)


TumbleBookLibrary Premium has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.

The Horn Book

A publication about books for children and young adults. Reviews, recommendations, articles, and analysis. Click Here