BOOKS TO LOVE
I love a good book list--don't you? I love reading them, collecting them, making them--I love a good book list ALMOST as much as I love a good book. If you, too, enjoy book recommendations, check back here.
In Fall 2018, I'll be sharing lists of standout books in our library.
Until then, take a stroll through some of the spots I like to visit when searching for great new books:
Seattle Public Library Lists
Book Search Tools
What to Read Next Kids? --a database that helps kids find books
based on other books they love
Reading Rockets Book Finder---search for a book by author,
subject, theme, age, and more
Newbery--given to distinguished authors of children's books
School Library Journal--an established resource for library professionals
Horn Book-promoting good books for children and young adults
Children's Literature Super Fans
Nerdy Book Club--teachers, publishers, writers, librarians, and fans blogging about books, education, reading, and libraries
Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast---a devotee of children's literature writes about books
Kidlitosphere--the society of bloggers in children's and young adult literature
Celebrating All of Us
Lee and Low Books--largest multicultural publisher in U.S. "About everyone. For everyone. Your diversity source."
Our Story--a book discovery tool that celebrates diversity and aims to offer books that reflect every community
Logonauts--impassioned teacher and reader collecting book lists featuring #DiverseKidLit
Guys Read--website focused on connecting reluctant boy readers with books to love
Books and Social Change
Immigrant and Refugee Experiences--Seattle Public Library
Nonfiction Detectives--two children's librarians seek out the best in
I have so many more, but this should keep you busy for awhile!