Check out the links below for some great sites about books, authors, booktalks, book reviews, and more!
Links to sites for numerous book awards including Newbery, Caldecott, and more.
Read-alike reading lists (“If you liked…, then try…”)
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.
Books R4 Teens features reviews and teaching ideas for the most recently published books in young adult literature. Each review contains a brief summary of the book, information about the author, reading level, genre, and major themes of the novel. In addition, online resources and media connections have been included. Approximately sixty percent of the titles represent multicultural voices.
Nancy Keane organizes suggested booktalks by reading level, subject, and author. You can even listen to some of her booktalks online.
Booklists arranged by subject, grade level, or title.
The ChildLit Wiki is a resource for recommending books to children, based on the books they have already enjoyed. In addition, it is a resource for information about, and professional review and discussion of, children's books, authors, illustrators, and publishers, written by its readers.
A comfortable place for teen readers themselves, as well as to provide down-to-earth perspectives on YA literature for the adults in their lives.
Info. about graphic novels: genres, suggested series by age group, etc.
Links to lots of stuff for teens who like to read and write--sites on authors, reading lists, magazines, and more.
Book lists, book reviews, & other resources for students who are looking for a good book to read!
Horror fiction lists for young adults.
A website reviewing graphic novels for teens.
Links to award-winning books as well as sites on authors.
Site is made for teen readers. Includes great booklists, recommendations from other teen readers, celebrity book reviews, & more.
Created by YA authors, find their picks of great books for girls--summary of the monthly pick, interview with the author, related books, and more.
This wiki posts several technological, interactive tools that help promote reading without diminishing the importance of written text.
Out of the ordinary booklists for teens.
Bring authors into your classroom!
Book lists by genre with titles recommended by the staff of the San Jose University Library.
Booklists, author info., reviews, books into movies, and more.
Book reviews by teens.
This website is a place for young readers to come, for discussion, for recommendations, to make recommendations, and generally share their love of reading. All the book reviews here are books for young readers, and readers that are young at heart.