I’m always on the lookout for new lists & ideas.  Here are some links to some of my favorite sites & resources (more added as I find them):


Teri Harman — Book Matters (an awesome blog with tons of ideas for both you and your kids)

Betsy Bird — School Library Journal (a librarian willing to answer any 
book question you may have)

Donalyn Miller — The Book Whisperer (6th gr. lang arts teacher who has the gift of turning the most “dormant” readers into students)

Book Adventure — books lists and kids reading program

Rated Reads — content reviews for books

Yesterday’s Classics — classics for children

Libraries of Hope — Forgotten Classics, Freedom Series, 15 Minute Mind Workout


USA Today — 100 Greatest Books for Kids (February 2012)

TimeOut New York — The 50 Best Books for Kids (March 2012)

Susie Boyce — Moms Weigh In – Books We Adore (moms from across the country weighed in to compile this ultimate list)  

New York Public Library — 100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know

NPR — Your Favorites:  100 Best-Ever Teen Novels (August 2010)