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NoveList makes it easy to look for the next book you want to read. Look at Author Read-alikes and Recommended Reads. Use the link "Check your library catalog" within NoveList to see if NMS has it in the media center! (You need a password to use this resource from home. See Mr. Perreault.)
Book Suggestion Websites & Blogs
Video booktalks & podcasts for kids in grades 3-8. The main page has the current video booktalks. Click on subject to find lists of books organized by subject or click on grade level for book ideas for your grade. Choosing the archives will give you access to video booktalks from previous months.
Anoka County Library Teen Pages
Teen and young adult links from the Anoka county library. Look for reading lists and homework helpers!
Flamingnet Book Reviews
YA book reviews by YA reviewers. This website has a review section and a what's new section for young adult literature and was created by a teenager. Books reviews here are for 8-18 year-olds and also have a content rating (any age, faith-based, adult guidance or mature readers only).
Guys Read was founded by author Jon Scieszka. Geared towards helping boys find books they will enjoy, the website not only suggests books, but allows visitors to add their favorite book, too.
Hennepin County Library for Teens
Teen Links from Hennepin county. Look for book reviews written by teens and more homework help.
Kidsreads is a great place for kids (grades K-8) to find info about their favorite books, series and authors. Reviews of the newest titles, interviews with the coolest authors and special features on great books are here!
Maud Hart Lovelace Boko Award
Information about the MN student choice book award--The Maud Hart Lovelace Award. Click on the links for "Nominees" & "Winners" to see specific books!
Newbery & Caldecott Award Lists
Lists of the Newbery and Caldecott winning books from the American Library Association
Out of the ordinary teen booklists. A site full of hip booklists for teens. Note that some of the books may be for older teens.
Read Kiddo Read
Dedicated to making your kids readers for life” is the sub-heading to James Patterson’s new site ReadKiddoRead. This well-known author has put together a loaded site full of inspiration, book suggestions, author interviews, and more to inspire educators and parents to promote reading. The titles are divided by age (0-8, 6 & Up, 8+ & Up, or 10 & Up). Search by category (within age levels) such as Fantasy & Other Worlds, Real World Fiction, Action/Adventure/Mystery, and others.
Teenreads.com bring teens info. and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. It offers reviews from other teens, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests. Great for grades 6-12.