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A Few Library/Reading Resources

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]
https://www.bookshare.org/
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]
http://www.lexile.com/fab/

SimilarAuthors.com [Find books by similar authors]
http://www.similarauthors.com/

Westmont High School Library Collection [Search our library]
http://alexandria_whs.cusd201.org

 

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Posted by on August 29, 2013 in Uncategorized