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Books & Reading

Featured Book Lists

Memoirs for Children
Tell-Tale Start and Other Poe Read Alikes
New Graphic Books For Children

Books For Your Grade

Art Books for Children
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6

Award Winners

Caldecott (Official Web Site)
Newbery (Official Web Site)
Boston Globe - Horn Book Awards
Caldecott Medal
Cooperative Children's Book Center
Coretta Scott King Award
Mildred L. Batchelder Award
NCTE Award For Poetry For Children
Newbery Medal
Schneider Family Book Award
Scott O'Dell Award

More Great Web Sites About Kids' Reading And Books

AR Bookfind - Accelerated Reader Lists

Accelerated Reader is widely used by area schools as a reading incentive and monitoring program. Scope out the AR level for books you plan to read.

Bookhive

BookHive contains hundreds of recommended book reviews in a variety of reading levels and interest areas. Users can search by author, title, reading level, interest area, number of pages, and even favorite illustrator.

Guys Read

Cool books for guys to read or listen to.

Lexiles

An educational tool that uses a measure called a Lexile to match readers ability with books. Grade levels and reading levels are two different things. Lexiles measure a child's ability based on reading comprehension, rather than grade level.

Novelist K-8 (In Library Use)      Novelist K-8 (Home Use)

This database is provided by the State of Wisconsin as one of the Badgerlink resources. When you access this database you will be asked for the number under the barcode on the back of your library card.

What to read next? This database will give you suggestions for books on subjects you prefer and on your reading level.

Read Kiddo Read

Author James Patterson's site dedicated to making kids readers for life. Great book suggestions by age.

Reading Rocket

Information about teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle.

Series and Sequels

What comes next? Midcontinent Public Library's database of children's series. It contains over 28,000 books in 3,700 series.

Teaching Books (In Library Use)      Teaching Books (Home Use)

This database is provided by the State of Wisconsin as one of the Badgerlink resources. When you access this database you will be asked for the number under the barcode on the back of your library card.

A "book rich" database that can be used by teachers, students and families to explore children’s and teen books and their authors. The database provides access to educational materials and programs (short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more).


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