Library Staff Links

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Assorted Links

Helpful Links - (Aesop, Bloomboard, PowerSchool, etc.)
Governor's Reading Challenge Materials

Dr. Seuss's Birthday , Read Across America
D.E.A.R. Day
Bristol Copyright Policy and Information
Bristol and Manross Public Libraries
Dewey Browse (websites to support teaching and learning)

Book Searching and Ordering Resources

Follett Titlewave
Bound To Stay Bound
Scholastic Library Publishing
Google Book Search

Literacy Collection--Leveled Reading Resources

Bristol Reading Level Correlations Table

Book Level Searching

Lexile Level Book Search
Scholastic Book Wizard (Includes DRA Search)
Leveled Picture Book Searching
Search Reading Recovery and Guided Reading Levels - Go to "Book Wizard"

Book Level Conversion

Guided Reading/Lexile Conversion Chart
Reading Level Conversion Lists
Scholastic Leveled Reading Conversion Guide
What are the Different Leveling Systems?

More Resources

Wright Group-McGraw Hill
Newbridge
Rigby
Sundance
Houghton Mifflin Leveled Readers
National Geographic
Scholastic Leveled Reading
Mondo Publishing Leveled Reading
Pearson Learning (includes Dominie and Celeration Press)
Harcourt School
Also Use: BookLinks

Library Journals and Guides

School Library Journal
Bookspot: Books for Children
The Five Owls
The Horn Book
Kirkus Children's Book Reviews
Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books (BCCB)
Booklist Online
Publisher's Weekly
Criticas (Spanish Books for Children)

Children's Book Awards

Award-Winning Children's Literature Database
Newbery Award
Nutmeg Award

Caldecott Award
Coretta Scott King Award
Sibert Award (Informational Books)
Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Children's Book Award
E. B. White Read Aloud Award
Aesop Prize (Folktales)

Children's Literature Recommendations
Bristol K-5 library staff uses Titlewave Curriculum Search and the following subject expert sources to identify interest- and grade-appropriate curriculum aligned nonfiction by topic and subject.

ALSC Notable Children's Books
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Reading is Fundamental Booklists
Reading Rocks!
Children's Literature
Carol Hurst's Childrens' Literature
Vandergrift's Children's Literature
Amazon.com Children's Books
Series (Title Order and Information)
teachingbooks.net
Graphic Novels for Kids

Language Arts
International Reading Association Choice Booklists (Teachers' Choice and Children's Choice)

Science
National Science Teacher Association Recommended Books (Lists)
National Science Teacher Association (Search by Topic)

Social Studies and Biography
National Council for Social Studies (social studies and biographies)

Series
Series (Title Order and Information)
Series and Sequels

Spanish
Use: Titlewave Curriculum for Spanish and Bilingual Books

Children's Online Reading Programs
KidsReads
Book Adventure Reading Program
Bookhive (Searching Reviewed Books for Kids)

Children's Author and Illustrator Birthdays
Birthdays

Library Materials Selection Policy

The resources on this page are recommended for K-5 library staff book consideration selection. Use these resources and the K-5 LLR Reading page for author, series and title recommendations. All resources in Bristol elementary libraries must be age-appropriate, i.e., reviewed or expert-recommended for PreK - 5. Resources include books, videos, periodicals, software and Internet resources. All book selections and donations must be approved by the K-5 LLR Coordinator prior to purchase or inclusion in Bristol K-5 library collections. All library book holdings must be in the library database. All software must be approved by the Supervisor of Technology. All software must be in the software database.