Websites for Great Reading Suggestions

WEBSITES FOR GREAT READING SUGGESTIONS FROM OTHER GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS:

 Kit Lit Frenzy

http://www.kidlitfrenzy.com/

The NonFiction Detectives

http://www.nonfictiondetectives.com/

New York Public Library

http://kids.nypl.org/

Mid-Continent Public Library

http://www.mymcpl.org/books-movies-music/juvenile-series

Seattle Public Library

http://www.spl.org/default.asp?pageID=audience_children_categorybrowser

Boston Public Library

http://www.bpl.org/kids/booksmags.htm

Windham, ME Public Library

http://www.windham.lib.me.us/croom.htm

Maine Student
Book Award Nominees (MSBA)

http://efolio.umeedu.maine.edu/~masl/msba/

Mackin’s Interactive Booktalk

http://www.mackinbooktalk.com/

Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, NC

http://www.bookhive.org/

Curtis Memorial Library

http://www.curtislibrary.com/kids/kidsbooklists.html

American Library Association—includes Newbery, Caldecott, Best Books,
etc. lists

http://www.ala.org/ala/awards/books_media/index.cfm

http://www.brunswick.k12.me.us
(check out each school library’s web page, with reading lists)

Education World—summer reading lists from schools around the country

http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr244.shtml

Novelist is a great list of reading suggestions…available
through the Curtis Library MARVEL connection. Go to the Curtis home page (www.curtislibrary.com) and click on
MARVEL; then, go down the list until you get to Novelist K-8 and click on that.

Booklist Editor’s Choice (BEC)

http://www.booklistonline.com/

Boston Globe-Horn
Book Awards (BGH)

http://www.hbook.com/bghb/current.asp

International Reading Association

http://www.reading.org/choices/choices_download.html

Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site

http://www.carolhurst.com/index.html

Great Schools guide for Parents

http://www.greatschools.net/cgi-bin/showarticle/ME/44/improve

Raising Readers

http://www.raisingreaders.net/

KidsReads

http://www.kidsreads.com/index.asp

Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read

http://www.guysread.com/

James Patterson’s Read Kiddo Read

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/read-kiddo-read-james-patterson/379001733/

Children’s Choice at Reading.org

http://www.reading.org/Libraries/awards/ChildrensChoices2012_web.pdf

http://www.reading.org/Resources/Booklists/ChildrensChoices.aspx

http://www.reading.org/downloads/choices/cc2008_bookmark.pdf

Bookwizard—find similar books to read on Scholastics webpage

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/home.jsp

Reading is Fundamental

http://www.rif.org/

100 Great Children’s Books

(compiled by Scholastic Parent and Child Magazine)

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/life/books/news/story/2012-02-14/100-greatest-books-for-kids/53095042/1

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