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Welcome to the Library of Harleyville Elementary and Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle!



Click the links below for information--and fun! 


 Looking for reading ideas? Here's a great starting point: NPR's list of 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9-14. (They also have a list of 100 Best Teen Novels.) How many of these can you cross off your list?

 (Here's a link to more npr booklists.)



While you're visiting the Dorchester County Public Library website (linked above), be sure to take note of their Bestseller & Award List. You're sure to find lots of good books for readers of all ages!

     Now available at a library near you:

 2017 - 2018 SC Book Award Nominees


Picture: Grades 4K - 3



 The Bear Ate Your Sandwich Julia Sarcone-Roach

The Bear Report Thyra Heder

Beatrix Potter and Her Paintbox David McPhail

Billy’s Booger: a memoir William Joyce

First Grade Dropout Audrey Vernick

Goodnight Already! Jory John

Grandma in Blue with Red Hat Scott Menchin

I Don’t Want to be a Frog Dev Petty

I Yam A Donkey! Cece Bell

I Am Trying to Love Spiders Bethany Barton

I Will Never Get a Star on Mrs. Benson’s Blackboard Jennifer K. Mann

The Little Shop of Monsters R. L. Stine

Marilyn’s Monster Michelle Knudsen

Mother Bruce Ryan T. Higgins

Night Animals Gianna Marino

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of Gambia Miranda Paul

Simon’s New Bed Christian Trimmer

We Forgot Brock! Carter Goodrich

When Otis Courted Mama Kathi Appelt

Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie the Pooh Sally M. Walker


Children's: Grades: 3-6


All the Answers Kate Messner

Bayou Magic Jewell Parker Rhodes

Circus Mirandus Cassie Beasley

Crenshaw Katerine Applegate

The Enchanted Files: Cursed originally published as

Diary of a Mad Brownie Bruce Coville

Escape from Baxter’s Barn Rebecca Bond

Full Cicada Moon Marilyn Hilton

Fuzzy Mud Louis Sachar

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game John Coy

A Handful of Stars Cynthia Lord

I Fly: The Buzz About Flies and How Awesome They Are Bridget Heos

The Last Kids on Earth Max Brallier

Moving Target Christina Diaz Gonzalez

A Night Divided Jennifer A. Nielsen

Nooks & Crannies Jessica Lawson

Roller Girl Victoria Jamieson

Ruby on the Outside Nora Raleigh Baskin

The Safest Lie Angela Cerrito

Serafina and the Black Cloak Robert Beatty

Tucky Jo and Little Heart Patricia Polacco



Junior: Grades 6 -8

Adrift Paul Griffin

Beneath Roland Smith

Big Top Burning: The True Story of an Arsonist, a Missing Girl, and the Greatest Show on Earth Laura A. Woollett

Book Scavenger Jennifer Chambliss Bertman

Chasing Secrets Gennifer Choldenko

The Chosen Prince Diane Stanley

Code of Honor Alan Gratz

Fast Break Mike Lupica

Fort Cynthia DeFelice

Ghostlight Sonia Gensler

House Arrest K. A. Holt

I Am Princess X Cherie Priest

I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives       Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda with Liz Welch

Mark of the Thief Jennifer A. Nielsen

Roller Girl Victoria Jamieson

The Seventh Most Important Thing Shelley Pearsall

Terror at Bottle Creek Watt Key

Walk on Earth a Stranger Rae Carson

The War that Saved My Life Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

The Worst Class Trip Ever Dave Barry


Check them out this summer!