Resources

  • Level It Books     A great way to organize, level, and track your books!   Scan your book's ISBN to view the Lexile, Guided Reading, Grade Level Equivalent, and/or DRA levels for the book. Perfect for educators and parents
     
  • Reading Rockets     Website focused on providing help for reaching readers who are struggling, Reading Rockets has booklists for children up to age 9
     
  • Book Adventure   A reading motivation site sponsored by Sylvan Learning, Book Adventure provides a searchable database of books, each of which has quizzes available for students to earn points for reading.
     
  • Sidekicks for Kids   lists and reviews graphic novels appropriate for the elementary level.
     
  • Kids read   part of The Book Report Network, provides simple write-ups on many children’s authors.
     
  • Read Kid Read   Spectacular Authors’ Websites is part of author James Patterson’s Read Kiddo Read website.
     
  • Scholastic.com for Librarians  has links to interviews and biographies for many children’s authors in its Librarian section.
     
  • Story Line on Line The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is proud to bring you an on-line streaming video program featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud!
     
  • Harper Collins Games  Children book publisher contests, e-cards, listening room, printables, quizzes and screen saver
     
  • Caldecott Winners   1938 to present.  Each year the Newbery Medal is awarded by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's books published the previous year. 

    Tumblebooks  TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated,talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
     
  • Professor Garfield   Mrs. P (aka actress Kathy Kinney) brings stories to life , which includes streaming videos of Mrs. P reading classic tales.  Also activity guides, coloring sheets, and more.
     
  • e-reading club    Free books to read online