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FOR PARENTS

In this crazy, busy world it is harder than ever to be a parent to a tech-savvy youngster.  Here are a few resources to help you out and lead you to good books and helpful information about learning and reading.

Recommended Sites

AR Bookfinder *Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.

Scholastic Book Wizard *Find title suggestions by Lexile measures, guided reading, DRA and grade level equivalent.

Common Sense Media *Book, movie, and game reviews with the motto “we rate, educate, and advocate for kids, families, and schools.”

Recommended Reading

Rolling Hills Library Booklists *Find locally curated lists for award winners and early literacy.

100 Books Every Child Should Hear Before First Grade
African American Picture Books 
Baby is Coming: Books for New Big Sisters and Brothers
Best Books for Babies
Caldecott Award Winners
Gateway Readers Award Nominees: YA Novels selected by MO High School Students
Kits for Early Learning
Mark Twain Award Nominees
Mark Twain Award Winners
Missouri Building Block
Newberry Award Winners
Potty Training
Show Me Award Nominees: Children's Books selected by Elementary Students in MO
Truman Award Nominees
YALSA Teen's Top Ten Book Nominees

YALSA Book Finder *Tool to search and browse good books and award winers for teens and young adults.

NoveList K-8 *Resource for finding books, series, read-alikes, and reviews of books.