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Reading with your kids

Reading list websites can help you identify great books to read with your children - take a look at the lists and then search for the books in our library catalog! Having trouble developing your child's love (or even like) of reading? Check out the web resources below under "Helping Kids Read" for some ideas and advice.

Reading Lists

Notable Children's Books
Annual list of "notable" books as determined by the Association for Library Service to Children. Newbery, Caldecott, Belpre, Sibert, Geisel and Batchelder Award and Honor books are included.

Recommended Book Lists
Associateion for Library Service to Children
A comprehensive resource for book lists for children, including multicultural books, great early elementary reads, books about manners, and more.

World of Reading
Ann Arbor District Library
On this site, you can read book reviews written by other kids and submit your own too. There are also links to resources about authors and online books.

Helping Kids Read

Help my Child Read
U.S. Department of Education
A list of resources for parents to help their children with reading and literacy.

K12 Reader
This site for parents and teachers includes browsable articles on a variety of reading topics; children's book reviews; blogs; booklists; and a list of other related online reading resources.

Literacy Resources
Reading is Fundamental
Activities, booklists, articles, brochures and multicultural literacy resources aimed at improving literacy in your family and community.