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Highly Recommended Sites for Children's and YA Books
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
Provides options to browse by curricular areas, other subjects, and author/illustrator.
Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University
A collection of picture book abstracts searchable by topics, concepts, and skills for building content area reading across all academic subjects. The collection contains abstracts of over 5800 picture books for children, preschool to grade three.
Database of Award Winning Children's Literature
Free database, produced by a reference librarian at California State University, San Bernardino, covers more than 4,900 books chosen for 57 awards and is searchable by certain criteria including reader age, genre, and historical period.
Worlds of Words
Reviews of international children's and young adult literature.
Hosted by the University of Arizona.
International Children's Digital Library
The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is proud to bring you Storyline Online, an online streaming video program featuring SAG members reading children's books aloud. Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson plans.
Scholastic's Listen and Read
This site contains 54 nonfiction read-along books with activities that tell the story through words, images, and sound. Activities can be used in one-on-one instruction, using a computer or tablet, or class instruction on an interactive whiteboard.
Books by Lexile Level
Lexile Framework for Reading
By MetaMetrics, identify reading material by grade level or lexile score.
Teacher Book Wizard
Use Quick Search to search for reading difficulty and interest level of a specific book title, or use Leveled Search to find a list of books by reading difficulty level. Includes lesson plans, more.
The Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Book List K-8+ by
Call Number: (Simpson Stacks) LB 1573 .F638 2013
Publication Date: 2013
The Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Book List, K-8+ is the only official print source for accurate leveling of more than 45,000 classic and contemporary books from publishers worldwide.