Books & Reading

Books & Reading

We have a variety of suggested books to read and book related websites to visit.

Book Lists

Juvenile Series and Sequels: " A database of easy reader, children's, and young adult series books. Organized by series, title, subject, and author."

The Lightning Thief Read-Alikes

Book Awards

Caldecott Medal: "Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children."

Newbery Medal: " Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children."

Nutmeg Book Award: "The Nutmeg Book Award encourages children in grades 4-8 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of ten nominated titles."


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Barnes and Noble Online Storytime: " Listen to well-known authors and celebrities read a different favorite children's book each month for Free."

Book Adventures: "Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes. Book Adventure was created by and is maintained by Sylvan Learning."

Flashlight Readers: "Flashlight Readers, an online club for kids who love books, provides you and your child with interactive opportunities to share books and reinforce reading skills in fun and meaningful ways."

Guys Read: "Offers a list of books recommended by the webmaster, children's author Jon Sczieska, and others suggested by visitors to the website."

International Children's Digital Library: "Read books from around the world when you visit this website. Hundreds of books in twenty-nine different languages are available."

Leading To Reading: "Where young children discover the joy of reading and grown-ups enjoy the journey."

Starfall: "A family friendly website where your child can have fun while learning to read"

Storyplace: "StoryPlace, an interactive web site, came about to provide children with the virtual experience of going to the library and participating in the same types of activities the library offers."

We Give Books: " We Give Books is a new digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don't have them, simply by reading online."


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