LOOKING FOR SOMETHING GOOD TO READ?
There are many websites and blogs recommending good reading material for children. Just click the paragraph titles (or other hyperlinks) below.
READ-ALIKES: BayViews ACL
The Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California has a website devoted to children’s book “read-alikes,” i.e., if you like a certain author or book, you might like these others. The website is organized by book title, author, series, or subject.
Guys Read is a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka. The website’s mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.
GUYS LIT WIRE
Guys Lit Wire – “Helping you find the reading material YOU want.”
START WITH A BOOK
What does your child love to explore and learn about? You’ll find it at Startwithabook.org, sponsored by ReadingRockets.org. MPL can connect you with great reading and lots more, as this brochure explains.
MS. CASEY’S FAVORITES
Looking for something great to read? Ms. Casey suggests some of her favorite books, which are available in our Evergreen Indiana catalog. Visit the library to check them out!
MPL BOOK TRAILERS
The Library has book trailers featuring good reading for children of all ages. To watch the videos in our playlists, click the links below. For more video playlists, please visit the MPL YouTube Channel.
Book Trailers For:
- Children’s Chapter Books (grades 3-6)
- Children’s Picture Books (preschool, grades K-2)
- Adventure & Science Fiction
2016 INDIANA LITERARY MAP
Click (Above) to See Map
Looking for Indiana authors to read? The Indiana Center for the Book has created a Literary Map of 200 Hoosier writers for the state’s bicentennial. It’s a great resource for book clubs or teachers.