Looking for suggestions to help fill out your winter book bingo? Our librarians have created lists of recommendations for you! If you haven’t signed up for Winter Reading, there is still time!

Read a Banned or Challenged Book

Kids

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchino- printeBook

Strega Nona by Tomie De Paola- print, eAudiobook (English) (Español)

Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh- printeBook

Young Adults

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas- printprint EspañoleBook & eAudiobook(Overdrive), eBook & eAudiobook (Hoopla), CD audiobook

Looking for Alaska by John Green- printeBookCD audiobook

This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki –print

Adults

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison- printeBookeAudiobook

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini- printeBook, eAudiobook, digital Graphic NovelDVD

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel- printeBook

Read Through a Cookbook and Try a New Recipe

Kids

Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes by Mollie Katzen and Ann Henderson- print

Cupcake Cookbook for Kids by Charity Curley Mathews- print

National Geographic Kids Cookbook by Barton Seaver- printeBook

Young Adults

The Healthy Teen Cookbook: Around the World in 80 Fantastic Recipes by Remmi Smith- printeBook

The Complete Cookbook for Teens: 120+ Recipes to Level Up Your Kitchen Game by Julee Morrison –print

Sweet Revenge: Passive-aggressive Desserts for Your Exes & Enemies by Heather Kim- printeBook

Adults

Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten- printeBook

Vegetable Kingdom by Bryant Terry- print

Falastin by Sami Tamimi- print

Read A Book with Snow or Winter in the Title

Kids

Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner- printeBookeAudiobook

Snow by Uri Shulevitz- printeAudiobook

Samson in the Snow by Philip C. Stead- print

Young Adults

Red Winter by Annette Marie- printeAudiobook

Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige- printprint EspañoleBook

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones- printeAudiobook

Adults

Snow by John Banville- printeBookeAudiobook

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah- printaudiobookeBook

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende- printeBookeAudiobook

Read a Book Set Outside the United States

Kids

Grandpa Cacao by Elizabeth Zunon- print

A Story about Afiya by James Berry- printeBook

Four Feet, Two Sandals by Karen Lynn Williams and Khadra Mohammed- print

Young Adults

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan- printeBookeAudiobook

Almost Autumn by Marianne Kaurin- printeAudiobook

Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration and Finding Home edited by Adi Alsaid –print

Adults

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab-print

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl- printeBookeAudiobook

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr- printeBookeAudiobook

Read A Poem

Kids

Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems by Judy Sierra- printeAudiobook

Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman & Rick Allen- printeBook

The UNDEFEATED by Kwame Alexander & Kadir Nelson- printeBook

Young Adults

For Everyone by Jason Reynolds –print

Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine Heppermann –print

Please Excuse this Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation edited by Brett Fletcher Lauer & Lynn Melnick –print

Adults

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke –printeBook

Devotions by Mary Oliver –printeBook

An American Sunrise by Joy Hargo –print

Read a Book Based on a True Story

Kids

Everything Sad is Untrue (a true story) by Daniel Nayeri- printeBook

The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman- print

Sing Down the Moon by Scott O’Dell- printeBookeAudiobook

Young Adults

Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card by Sara Saedi –printeBook

Hey, Kiddo by Jarret Krosoczka –printeBookeAudiobook

Proud: Living My American Dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad –printeBookeAudiobook

Adults

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris -printaudiobookeBook (Overdrive), eBook (Hoopla) eAudiobook (Overdrive), eAudiobook (Hoopla)

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward –printeBookeAudiobook

Read a Book That Was Turned Into a Movie

Kids

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick- printeBookeAudiobook

The One and Only Ivan: Draw Me a Story by Beth Ferry- printebook

Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater- printeBookeAudiobook

Young Adults

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon –printCD audiobookeBookeAudiobookDVD

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli –printeBookeAudiobookLove, Simon DVD

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas –printCD audiobookeBook and eAudiobook (Overdrive), eBook and eAudiobook (Hoopla), DVD

Adults

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance –printlarge printaudiobookeBookeAudiobook

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick –printeBookBlade Runner DVDBlade Runner 2049 DVD

Emma by Jane Austen –printaudiobookeBookeAudiobookEmma DVD (2009), Emma DVD (1996), Emma DVD (2020)

Read the First Book in a Series of Books

Kids

Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret by Trudy Strain Trueit- printeBookeAudiobook

Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business by Lyla Lee- print

Bailey’s Story by Bruce Cameron- print

Young Adults

Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody –printeAudiobook

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black –printCD audiobookeBookeAudiobook

A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown –printeBookeAudiobook

Adults

The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty –printaudiobookeBookeAudiobook (Overdrive), eAudiobook (Hoopla)

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory –printeBookeAudiobook,

The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang –printeBookeAudiobook (Overdrive), eAudiobook (Hoopla)

Read a Book That Won a Prize

Kids

Song For a Whale by Lynne Kelly– print

The Cat Man of Aleppo by Irene Latham and Karim Shamsi-Basha- print

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart- printeBookeAudiobook

Young Adults

The Scorpio Races By Maggie Stiefvater –printeAudiobook

Dig. by A.S. King –printeBookeAudiobook

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo –printCD audiobookEspañol eBook (Overdrive), eBook (Hoopla), eAudiobook

Adults

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead –printlarge printaudiobookeBookeAudiobook

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu –printeBookeAudiobook

The Dead are Rising by Les Payne –printeBookeAudiobook

Read a Book About Science or a Scientist

Kids

Growing up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together by Clare Hodgson Meeker- eBook and eAudiobook on OverdriveeBook and eAudiobook on hoopla

Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom by Teresa Robeson- print

The Curious Kid’s Science Book by Asia Citro- printeBook

Young Adults

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean- print,eBookeAudiobook

Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 by Albert Marrin- print

Galaxy Girls: 50 Amazing Stories of Women in Space by Libby Jackson- print, eAudiobook

Adults

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor – print

The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe by Stephon Alexander – printeAudiobook

Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe by Brian Greene – printeBook,eAudiobook

Read a Book With a One-Word Title

Kids

Sauerkraut by Kelly Jones –print

Blended by Sharon Draper –printaudiobookprint book w/audiobookeBook & eAudiobook

Aquarium by Cynthia Alonso –printeBook

Young Adults

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu- printeAudiobook

Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez- printeBookeAudiobook

Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson- print

Adults

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – printaudiobookeBookeAudiobook

Luster by Raven Leilani – printeBookeAudiobook

Untamed by Glennon Doyle – printaudiobookeBookeAudiobook

Listen to an Audiobook

Kids

The Lion the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis – audiobookeAudiobook

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson – audiobookeAudiobook

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate – audiobookeAudiobook

Young Adults

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds- audiobookeAudiobook

Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater- audiobookeAudiobook

Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed- audiobookeAudiobook

Adults

Dear Edward by Anne Napolitano – eAudiobook

The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi – eAudiobook

All the Devils are Here by Louise Penny – audiobookeAudiobook

Read a Comic Book, Graphic Novel or Manga

Kids

Go With The Flow by Lily Williams- print

The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell and other contributors – print

Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale – printeBook

Young Adults

Dancing At the Pity Party by Tyler Feder- print

Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang- printeBook

The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures by Noelle Stevenson- print

Adults

Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos by Lucy Knisely – print

Monstress by Marjorie Liu – printeBook

Superman: Red Son by Mark Millar – printeBook

Read a Book Published in 2020

Kids

Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away by Meg Medina- printEspañol

The Little Mermaid by Jerry Pinkney- print

Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park- printeBook

Young Adults

The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu- printeBook

Most Likely by Sarah Watson- printeBookeAudiobook

Girls Like Us by Randi Pink- printeBook

Adults

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi- printlarge printaudiobookeBookeAudiobook

The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd- printlarge printaudiobookeBook,eAudiobook

Having and Being Had by Eula Biss- print

Read a Book With a Non-Human Character

Kids

Soaked! by Abi Cushman- print

Roberto, The Insect Architect by Nina Laden- printanimated eBook

The Boy, the Wolf, and the Stars by Shivaun Plozza- eBook

Young Adults

Midnight Sun by Stephanie Meyer- printeBookeAudiobook

Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim- print

The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh- printeBookeAudiobook

Adults

Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton- printeBookeAudiobook

House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas- printEspañoleBook

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia- printeBookeAudiobook

Read a Washington State Author

Kids

Happy Narwhalidays by Ben Clanton- print

King and Kayla and the Case of the Secret Code by Dori Hillestad Butler- printseries on hoopla

Three Bears of the Pacific Northwest by Marcia Crews & Richard Vaughan- print

Young Adults

Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer- printeBookeAudiobook

Girl Warrior by Carmen Peone- print

Pulse by Patrick Carman- eBook

Adults

Fast Girls by Elise Hooper- print

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson- printeBookeAudiobook

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo- printeBook, eAudiobook

Read a Book With a Number in the Title

Kids

7 Ate 9: The Untold Story by Tara Lazar- print

One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller by Kate Read- print

65-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths- printeBook

Young Adults

100 Days of Cake by Shari Goldhagen- print

19 Love Songs by David Levithan- print

Twelve Steps to Normal by Farrah Penn- printaudiobook

Adults

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo- printeBookeAudiobook

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir- printeBookeAudiobook

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London- printeBookeAudiobook

Read a Book In Any Genre By a Native, First Nations or Indigenous Author

Kids

Rabbit’s Snow Dance by James & Joseph Bruchac- print

Fry Bread, A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard- printeAudiobookanimated eBook

Coyote Tales by Thomas King- printeBookeAudiobook

Young Adults

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline- printeBookeAudiobook

Pemmican Wars: A Girl Called Echo Vol. 1 by Katherena Vermette- printeBook

Give Me Some Truth by Eric Gansworth- printeAudiobook

Adults

Heart Berries : A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot- printEspañol, eBookeAudiobook

Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse- printeBookeAudiobook

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones- printeBookeAudiobook

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