When I worked as a school librarian, we had Accelerated Reader for the students to use. This program certainly increased the amount the students were reading, helped them expand the genre of books they tried, and helped access their reading comprehension.
Children’s Choice Book Awards
Children’s Book Council on May 13 announced this year’s winners.
2008 Summer Reading Olympics
Reading Is Fundamental provides a fun list of athletic titles sure to please even the picky readers on your list.
Ezra Jack Keats Award 2008
This award was established in 1985 to recognize new authors & illustrators in the children’s arena for picture books for children 9 & under. For past winners, click on the link above.
- THE APPLE PIE THAT PAPA BAKED by Lauren Thompson/Illustrator: Jonathan Bean
LEAVES by David Ezra Stein
What Books Kids Are Reading (May 5, 2008)
The following list is provided by Renaissance Learning and based on information from their Accelerated Reader program used in schools throughout the United States. For a complete list of favorite titles per grade, click on the link above.
1-Green Eggs & Ham
2-If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
4-Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing
5-Bridge to Terabithia