Reader Resources

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Reading Lists:

TeachersFirst.com: Reading Suggestions -- Provides annotated lists of books for primary grades through senior high, as well as the ability to search by author.  Also offers links for most titles to Amazon.com for purchasing purposes.

Education World: Summer Reading -- Offers annotated reading lists for Kindergarten through eighth grade, and includes suggested activities to do with some books.

Great Reads for Book Nuts -- Features reviews written by children for highlighted books, as well as reading lists by various subjects, including one which lists stories by state.

Tips for Selecting Books:

Finding books without Losing Your Patience -- In addition to offering advice on how to select books for children, this site offers suggestion for teaching children to read.

How Children Learn to Read:

How Most Children Learn to Read -- Offers information on developmental stages in reading, as well as suggested reading behaviors at various levels.

Reading Rockets: Teaching Kids to Read -- Provides strategies for tutoring students in reading.

Reading Tips for Parents -- Suggests ways to approach reading at home and while traveling.

For Parents of Reluctant Readers:

Choosing Books for Reluctant Readers -- Has ideas for choosing books for reluctant readers.

Resources for Reluctant Readers -- Provides information on encouraging your child to read and on selecting books.

Reading through Participation:

New York State Summer Reading Program -- Provides links to websites on various topics, games, and booklists which include nonfiction and crafts and science projects.

Book Adventure: Kids Zone -- Allows searching the booklist by grade level, reading level and areas of interest, provides quizzes over the books read, and has games.

StoryPlace -- Includes stories that allow the reader to choose and name one of the characters, as well as follow-up activities to print out and lists of related books.

Bookhive -- Children may listen to a story, check out the list of recommended books, and read reviews written by other children.

Funology -- Includes brain teasers, crafts and games, experiments, cooking, magic, jokes and riddles.