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Books & Reading

NoveList K-8 Plus - is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading age.
Read It - is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects.
Something About the Author Online - provides comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's long-standing series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators.

Finding Reading Levels:
Many teachers require books at a specific reading level for school assignments. Each school district uses a different leveling system, so ask your teachers which system they use. Check your child's book using these online databases to find the proper level. Remember that leveling systems are computerized and don't take into account appropriate content or your child's interests.  When reading levels are not required, children tend to read more and read widely. Ask your librarian for more information about choosing books your child will love!

Accelerated Reader (AR)  - Students, teachers, parents, and librarians can search in English or Spanish using criteria such as ATOS book level or a Lexile™ measure, interest level, title, author, fiction/nonfiction, subject, award-winners, state lists, CCSS Exemplars, and more. 

Guided Reading (Fountas and Pinnell) - Leveled Books Database to search thousands of books leveled for guided reading, Reading Recovery, and Accelerated Reader.  
Lexile Measures -  All you need is a book’s author, title or ISBN number to find the Lexile text measure of that book, or you can search for book lists by Lexile Measure.  




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