FREE Library Book Lists Divided by Topic

June 8, 2020

Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

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My oldest been a really good reader since he started in kindergarten. My middle three have struggled a little more, but once it clicked, they started reading everything in sight! From signs as we drive down to the street, to chapter books they have wanted to read for years.

Do your kids love reading? Once my kids start reading, I find it hard to keep enough books around. That’s what I love about book lists; they help us check off the classics, series that they enjoy, and even cover topics that coincide with our other homeschool studies.

young girl reading a book under a tree with overlay - FREE Library Book Lists Divided by Topic

Reading takes time and patience to not only learn, but also to fully comprehend that those words on the page have actual meaning. That’s one reason I love using living books with my kids as we study different topics in our homeschool. They literally make the topic come to life through words!

If you’re looking for books to enhance your homeschool curriculum, you’ll love going through this HUGE Book List that we’ve created. It’s even divided by topic for easy searching! 

Letter of the Week Book Lists

Letter of the Week Book Lists & Printable ABC Resources | This Reading Mama

A giant letter of the week book list! | The Measured Mom

Preschool Letter of Week Book Lists | Teach Beside Me


Early Reader Book Lists

Phonics Books | This Reading Mama

Rhyming Books for Kids | This Reading Mama

Rhyming Books You Can Sing | This Reading Mama

Easy Readers Kids will WANT to Read | This Reading Mama

Free Beginner Reading Book List | The Modest Mom

Sample pages of FREE Beginner Reading List



Grammar & Language Arts Book Lists

Poetry and Rhyming Books for Older Readers | This Reading Mama

Books that Teach About the Writing Process | This Reading Mama

Books with Figurative Language | This Reading Mama

6 Fantastically Funny Books About Punctuation | This Reading Mama

Books with Figurative Language | This Reading Mama

Teaching Adjectives with Picture Books | Embark on the Journey

40+ Picture Books to Teach Grammar | Our Journey Westward

FREE Printable Comprehension Book Lists and Strategies | This Reading Mama

books laid out with overlay - Teaching Reading Strategies with Picture Books


Math Book Lists

The Big List of Preschool Math Books | Growing Book by Book

Living Books for Elementary Math | Intentional Homeschooling

Books for Building Number Sense (to 20) | Proud to Be Primary

Books about Fractions | Boy Mama Teacher Mama

Best Books to Teach Multiplication and Division | Math Geek Mama

Addition and Subtraction Books for Little Learners | A Dab of Glue Will Do

Picture Books that Prevent Math Anxiety | Where the Magic Happens

Skip Counting Books | The Classroom Key

Picture Book Biographies of Famous Mathematicians | Wonder-Filled Days

Children’s Books about Women in Math and Coding | Mommy Evolution


Looking for more Reading Lists? Check out these 20 Best Suggested Book Lists on the Internet

stack of books with overlay - 20 Best Suggested Book Lists on the Internet


Science Book Lists

Book Lists on Frog Life Cycle | The Natural Homeschool

11 STEM Picture Books | No Time for Flash Cards

Books About in Women in Science | Mommy Evolution

Living Science Books | Mom. Wife. Homeschool Life

Great Science Picture Books for Kids | Pragmatic Mom

Geology Book List | Lextin Eclectic

Star Books | Fantastic Fun and Learning

Living Picture Books about Inventors and Scientists | My Mundane & Miraculous Life

Living Chapter Books for Nature Study | Our Journey Westward

Physical Science Books for Preschool | Pre-K Pages

Children’s Books About Pond Life | Table Life Blog

FREE Printable Book List for Young Learners All About Rocks | Fantastic Fun and Learning

Book covers with overlay - Free Printable Rock Book List & Activity Sheet


History Book Lists

Complete Living Book List for Teaching Ancient History | Nourishing Goodness

Non-Fiction Books About Women in History | Mommy Evolution

American History Literature List | Teach Beside Me

Elementary Medieval Times Book List | Intentional Homeschooling

YWAM Books Listed by Time Period | Triumphant Learning

24 Ancient Egypt Books for Kids | Teaching with Children’s Books

100+ Historical Novels for Kids (with reviews) | Learn in Color

Female Heroes of the Revolotion | Lextin Eclectic

FREE Middle Ages and Renaissance Era Book List | Field of Daisies

Ancient history building inside - Ancient World History Book List


Geography Book Lists

5-Star Book List About The United Kingdom | Captivating Compass

Around the World in 30 Books – A Trip Across the Globe | Edventures with Kids

Children’s Books About Africa | Starts at Eight

Geography Through Living Books | Raising da Vinci

Books about Maps and Globes for Kids | Gift of Curiosity

Popular and Traditional Scandinavian Folk Tales for Kids | What Do We Do All Day?

Books About India | Kid World Citizen

Books About the Continents for Kids |Gift of Curiosity

40 Australian Picture Books | Childhood 101

Best Children’s Picture Books Set in Europe | Rebekah Gienapp

Books for Kids from All 50 States | Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool Plus

Books About Ireland | Scholastic

Children’s books set in the Philippines | Kids Travel Books

Geography Books for Your Homeschool

book covers for Tour the World with the "Where Is? Series"


Fine Arts Book Lists

FREE Yayoi Kusama Artist Study and Book List | Kitchen Table Classroom

Books to Inspire Fun at the Museum | Kitchen Table Classroom

Great Picture Books About Artists | Krista Brock, Author

Books for the First Day of Art Class | Art is Basic

20 Kids Books About Music Every Kid Will Enjoy | Create Familly Culture

Picture Books About Artists | Learn Play Read

Books About Famous Artists, Art & Museums | Fantastic Fun and Learning

Living Books about Composers | My Mundane and Miraculous Life

Children’s Books about Georgia O’Keeffe | Table Life Blog

Books about Claude Monet | Kitchen Table Classroom

covers of Claude Monet books


Character Training Book Lists

Book List for Teaching Kids Manners | The Relaxed Homeschool

Gratitude and Thankfulness Book List | Not Consumed

15 Wonderful Kids Picture Books About Kindness | Childhood 101

Teaching Character through Literature with Beautiful Feet Books | Table Life Blog

Picture Books about Perseverance | Buggy and Buddy

Gratitude Picture Book List | Children’s Library Lady

Books About Generosity & Doing the Right Thing | What Do We Do All Day?

Picture Books For Teaching Character Traits | Learning at the Primary Pond

Books About Honesty & Integrity for Children | Mommy Evolution

Chapter Books that Teach Empathy | What Do We Do All Day?

7 Picture Books that Teach Kindness to Children | Intentional Homeschooling

The Best Books About Manners for Kids | That Bald Chick

Children’s Books About Telling the Truth | Stories by Storie

15 Books to Help Kids Manage Anger | Rhythms of Play

Books about Courtesy and Manners | Meaningful Mama


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