Baltimore County Public Schools

Blueprint for Progress
By 2012 all students will reach high standards, as established by
the Baltimore County Public Schools and State performance level standards, in reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and
social studies.

Key Strategy L) Encourage reading by establishing a minimum goal of 25 books, from the recommended list, that will be read by/to each student during the academic school year.

 
Baltimore County Public Schools
Office of Library Information Services
Developed by K-12 library media specialists in the Baltimore County Public Schools. The recommendations represent the most popular books read by students. Don't forget! Check your school library for new favorites. The lists to the right are in Exel format.
Sort column
A to locate grade level.
 Elementary School Middle School High School
Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Secondary Social Studies
Developed by middle school social studies teachers in the Baltimore County Public Schools. The recommendations represent outstanding historical fiction to support grades 6 & 7 world cultures studies and grade 8 U.S. history studies. Don't forget! Check your school library for new historical fiction additions. The lists to the right are in Exel format.

  Gr. 6
World Cultures

 Gr. 7
World Cultures

 Gr. 8
U.S. History
Baltimore County Public Schools
Office of Secondary English and Reading
Developed by middle school English teachers in the
Baltimore County Public Schools. The recommendations represent outstanding historical fiction to support grades
6 & 7 world cultures studies and grade 8 U.S. history studies. Don't forget! Check your school library for new fiction and nonfiction additions. The lists to the right are in Exel format.

 Gr. 10 & GT10
English

 Gr. 11& AP/GT11
English

 Gr. 12 & AP/GT12
English

American Library Association
Summer Reading and Learning
for Children

Recommended Reading for
Children and Their Families

 International Reading Association
Children's Choices | Young Adult's Choices

National Science Teachers Association
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12

 Maryland Media Association
Black Eyed Susan Awards

Education World
Recommended Reading K-8

National Council of Social Studies
Notable Social Studies Books for Young People

Children's Literature Web Guide
Childrens' Book Awards
International | Canadian | US | British | Australian | New Zealand

Boston Public Library
Booklists for Kids |
Boston Public Schools Summer Reading Lists

New York Public Library
Recommended Reading - Best Books for Children

Carnegie Public Library
Children's Booklists

 Baltimore County Public Library and the Baltimore County Public Schools
2005 Wild About Reading and CyberSafety Program