I’ve been getting a lot of readers’ advisory questions this week! This is definitely one of the best parts of my job.
Just thought I’d share a few resources I use to match kids of up with books. You may already be using them, but I thought it would be helpful to put them all in one place.
Bookshare [Free online books for students with disabilities]
Free account required
Novelist Plus [Search by subject, plot summary, grade level, and more]
Password via Westmont Public Library: See M. Torrise
Novelist K-8 [Same as Novelist Plus, but includes picture books through YA fiction]
Password via Westmont Public Library: See M.Torrise
The Lexile Framework [Search for books by Lexile]
SimilarAuthors.com [Find books by similar authors]
Westmont High School Library Collection [Search our library]