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Monday, April 12, 2010

More Book Lists!

Thanks to Georgia Jones for helping to create this list of booklist sites! These will help with readers' advisory!

The Highland Park Public Library has a collection of reading lists, including family read-alouds, good books for kids in grades 1-6, and books for 1-8 grade on special topics, particularly character traits (self control, moral courage, etc) Skews toward advanced books.

Mid-Continent Public Library's list of children's series and sequels

http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/bibBio.aspThe Cooperative Children's Book Center has subject bibliographies about a variety of topics, divided by age group. Some of the topics include: family, grief and loss, science and scientists, wordless books, beginning readers, fantasy for 9-12-year-olds, picture books for older children and teens, the natural world, bullying...


  1. The blog is a great idea! Personally, I've been blogging for about a year and a half and love it. It is a great way to keep connected with people and to meet new people and share ideas.

    I try to be a bit anonymous in blog land so you're probably wondering who crochet lady is....aka...Jenny from Colfax.

  2. Yay Jenny AKA crochet lady! I am hoping everyone shares their ideas...including YOU!