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Books Lists, Collection Development & the Power of Reading

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Do children still need to read the classics of English literature? - BBC News

Do children still need to read the classics of English literature? - BBC News

bbc.com
The Reading Without Walls Challenge | Children's Book Council

The Reading Without Walls Challenge | Children's Book Council

cbcbooks.org
Students in alternative settings discover the power of reading | On Our Minds

Students in alternative settings discover the power of reading | On Our Minds

oomscholasticblog.com
Desertification by Donalyn Miller

Desertification by Donalyn Miller

nerdybookclub.wordpress.com
LibGuides: BCPS Innovative Learning Centers: Books on Library Design

LibGuides: BCPS Innovative Learning Centers: Books on Library Design

browardschools.libguides.com
OUR TOP TEN FAVORITE FICTION PICTURE BOOKS OF 2016 by Holly Mueller and her 6th Grade Clas

OUR TOP TEN FAVORITE FICTION PICTURE BOOKS OF 2016 by Holly Mueller and her 6th Grade Clas

nerdybookclub.wordpress.com
This is How Literary Fiction Teaches Us to Be Human

This is How Literary Fiction Teaches Us to Be Human

signature-reads.com
Non Fiction Books & Authors for Kids and Classrooms | Ink Think Tank

Non Fiction Books & Authors for Kids and Classrooms | Ink Think Tank

inkthinktank.com
LitPick/Flamingnet Teen Book Reviews

LitPick/Flamingnet Teen Book Reviews

flamingnet.com
Books By Theme: Encouraging a Growth Mindset With Picture Books

Books By Theme: Encouraging a Growth Mindset With Picture Books

bookshelfmonstrosity.blogspot.
Top Ten Picture Books for Read Alouds by Kate Olson

Top Ten Picture Books for Read Alouds by Kate Olson

nerdybookclub.wordpress.com
15 Dystopian Novels for People Who Don’t Read Dystopian Novels

15 Dystopian Novels for People Who Don’t Read Dystopian Novels

offtheshelf.com
50 Novels Guaranteed to Make You a Better Person

50 Novels Guaranteed to Make You a Better Person

flavorwire.com
Songs With Literary References

Songs With Literary References

huffingtonpost.com
Navigating Book Acquisition Models

Navigating Book Acquisition Models

ebsco.com
What’s the Right Mix? A Holistic Look at Collection Development

What’s the Right Mix? A Holistic Look at Collection Development

ebsco.com
Pairing Audiobooks with Text

Pairing Audiobooks with Text

blog.tales2go.com
Scholastic Launches Leveled Bookroom 4.0 for K–6 Classrooms with Print Books, Instructiona

Scholastic Launches Leveled Bookroom 4.0 for K–6 Classrooms with Print Books, Instructiona

cbcbooks.org
Deborah McCallum on Twitter

Deborah McCallum on Twitter

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7 Books By Native Writers to Slow the ‘Summer Slide’

7 Books By Native Writers to Slow the ‘Summer Slide’

indiancountrymedianetwork.com
When an official story is a monstrous lie: The textbook history of Canada’s indigenous peo

When an official story is a monstrous lie: The textbook history of Canada’s indigenous peo

theglobeandmail.com
Residential school memoir set to become new Canadian children's classic

Residential school memoir set to become new Canadian children's classic

cbc.ca
Authentic First Peoples Resources (K-9) - FNESC

Authentic First Peoples Resources (K-9) - FNESC

fnesc.ca
Guides: First Nations, Métis and Inuit K-12 Resources: Math

Guides: First Nations, Métis and Inuit K-12 Resources: Math

guides.library.uoit.ca
New Coastal Books for Curious Kids | Hakai Magazine

New Coastal Books for Curious Kids | Hakai Magazine

hakaimagazine.com
NCTR and Canadian Teachers’ Federation introduce new resource

NCTR and Canadian Teachers’ Federation introduce new resource

news.umanitoba.ca
6 YA Novels by Indigenous Women Authors

6 YA Novels by Indigenous Women Authors

bookriot.com
Residential school reading list

Residential school reading list

sincmurr.com
Notable Children's Books - 2017

Notable Children's Books - 2017

ala.org
Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Books to Teach Global Justice

Top Ten Tuesday – Top 10 Books to Teach Global Justice

readingpowergear.wordpress.com
Math Catcher | Mathematics through Aboriginal Storytelling

Math Catcher | Mathematics through Aboriginal Storytelling

mathcatcher.irmacs.sfu.ca
Seven Fallen Feathers

Seven Fallen Feathers

houseofanansi.com
With This Publisher, Native American Superheroes Fly High

With This Publisher, Native American Superheroes Fly High

spokanepublicradio.org
Collection Development

Collection Development

ala.org
Forest of Reading

Forest of Reading

accessola.org
Why I Read to My Middle School Students - WeAreTeachers

Why I Read to My Middle School Students - WeAreTeachers

weareteachers.com
2017 Teens' Top Ten Nominees

2017 Teens' Top Ten Nominees

youtube.com
10 Post-Reading Activities for K-2 Guided Reading Lessons - Learning at the Primary Pond

10 Post-Reading Activities for K-2 Guided Reading Lessons - Learning at the Primary Pond

learningattheprimarypond.com
Speed Dating for Book Lovahs!

Speed Dating for Book Lovahs!

thedaringlibrarian.com
The Best Children’s Books of 2016

The Best Children’s Books of 2016

brainpickings.org
7 LGBTQ YA books worth checking out

7 LGBTQ YA books worth checking out

cnnphilippines.com
100 novels that make you proud to be Canadian

100 novels that make you proud to be Canadian

cbc.ca
Experience literature in a new, interactive way with iClassics

Experience literature in a new, interactive way with iClassics

appadvice.com
17 Young Adult Novels You Should Read, Based On Your Favorite Literary Classics

17 Young Adult Novels You Should Read, Based On Your Favorite Literary Classics

buzzfeed.com
Collection Development Archives - The Hub

Collection Development Archives - The Hub

yalsa.ala.org
Great Graphic Novels For Kids - KidLit.TV

Great Graphic Novels For Kids - KidLit.TV

kidlit.tv
Selecting and Promoting Nonfiction in Your Library | Nonfiction Notions

Selecting and Promoting Nonfiction in Your Library | Nonfiction Notions

slj.com
oyate - Resources

oyate - Resources

oyate.org
The real censorship in children's books: smiling slaves is just the half of it

The real censorship in children's books: smiling slaves is just the half of it

theguardian.com
Broadening the Story: 50 Picture Books Starring Black Mighty Girls

Broadening the Story: 50 Picture Books Starring Black Mighty Girls

amightygirl.com
Children's Books by and About People of Color

Children's Books by and About People of Color

ccbc.education.wisc.edu
10 books about truth and reconciliation to read with your kids

10 books about truth and reconciliation to read with your kids

cbc.ca
Racial Equity in the Library, Part Two: Diverse Collections, Programming, Resources

Racial Equity in the Library, Part Two: Diverse Collections, Programming, Resources

webjunction.org
Seven Children’s Books to Celebrate World Water Day

Seven Children’s Books to Celebrate World Water Day

blog.leeandlow.com
Welcome to MashReads: A books section for the way we read today

Welcome to MashReads: A books section for the way we read today

mashable.com
Weeding without Worry | American Libraries Magazine

Weeding without Worry | American Libraries Magazine

americanlibrariesmagazine.org
A New Google Document For "Library Celebrations & Reading Promotions" Throughout The Year!

A New Google Document For "Library Celebrations & Reading Promotions" Throughout The Year!

vanmeterlibraryvoice.blogspot.
The best new children’s books – reviews roundup

The best new children’s books – reviews roundup

theguardian.com
Having Students Analyze Our Classroom Library To See How Diverse it is

Having Students Analyze Our Classroom Library To See How Diverse it is

crawlingoutoftheclassroom.word
The Importance of Choice and Why You Should Keep Reading Aloud: Findings from Scholastic A

The Importance of Choice and Why You Should Keep Reading Aloud: Findings from Scholastic A

betterreading.com.au
Guess the character in children's fiction - quiz

Guess the character in children's fiction - quiz

theguardian.com
Weeding the Worst Library Books

Weeding the Worst Library Books

newyorker.com
Books, Periodicals & Documents

Books, Periodicals & Documents

accessola.org
Strong Nations - Indigenous and Native American Books, Aboriginal Kids Books, First Nation

Strong Nations - Indigenous and Native American Books, Aboriginal Kids Books, First Nation

strongnations.com
A Different Booklist

A Different Booklist

adifferentbooklist.com
CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials

CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials

umanitoba.ca
School Library Collection Development

School Library Collection Development

sldirectory.com
Children's Literature

Children's Literature

adl.org
Exploring the Use of Literature Across Elementary Curriculum | OERE | Ontario Education Re

Exploring the Use of Literature Across Elementary Curriculum | OERE | Ontario Education Re

oere.oise.utoronto.ca
One Children’s Book . . . Different Grade Levels | Marilyn Burns Math Blog

One Children’s Book . . . Different Grade Levels | Marilyn Burns Math Blog

marilynburnsmathblog.com
Math Books for Kids: Combining Story, Puzzles and Problem Solving

Math Books for Kids: Combining Story, Puzzles and Problem Solving

gettingsmart.com
'Maker Spaces' and Literacy Instruction: Playing With Story

'Maker Spaces' and Literacy Instruction: Playing With Story

blogs.edweek.org
Level Correlation Chart

Level Correlation Chart

raz-kids.com
Free Books & Children’s Stories Online | StoryJumper

Free Books & Children’s Stories Online | StoryJumper

storyjumper.com
Librarian Creates #BlackLivesMatter Booklist for Teens

Librarian Creates #BlackLivesMatter Booklist for Teens

slj.com
Collection Development 2.0

Collection Development 2.0

librarygirl.net
Best Books for Kids | Common Sense Media

Best Books for Kids | Common Sense Media

commonsensemedia.org
Multicultural Books for Children: 60+ Book Lists

Multicultural Books for Children: 60+ Book Lists

pragmaticmom.com
Canadian Literature in Schools

Canadian Literature in Schools

sites.google.com
Home - Canadian Children's Book Centre

Home - Canadian Children's Book Centre

bookcentre.ca
Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries | Booklist Onli

Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries | Booklist Onli

booklistonline.com
Math Month in the Library, Article

Math Month in the Library, Article

carolhurst.com
Books in the Math Program

Books in the Math Program

carolhurst.com
First Nations Literature for Children

First Nations Literature for Children

sites.google.com
Professional Resources - Canadian Literature in Schools

Professional Resources - Canadian Literature in Schools

sites.google.com
Over 100 Free Audio Books for Early Readers

Over 100 Free Audio Books for Early Readers

educatorstechnology.com
Choosito - A Search Engine With Reading Level Index

Choosito - A Search Engine With Reading Level Index

linkis.com
Our Selection Committee - Building a High Interest Low Level Collection

Our Selection Committee - Building a High Interest Low Level Collection

sites.google.com
30 Books for Picture Book Month | Black Children's Books and Authors

30 Books for Picture Book Month | Black Children's Books and Authors

bcbooksandauthors.com
8 Books About Real-Life Kids Who Changed the World | Brightly

8 Books About Real-Life Kids Who Changed the World | Brightly

readbrightly.com
A reconciliation reading list for young readers

A reconciliation reading list for young readers

cbc.ca
Children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels

Children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels

theguardian.com
What should you do when students have already read or heard the book?

What should you do when students have already read or heard the book?

readingbyexample.com
Books to Inspire Coding & Robotics - TinkeringChild

Books to Inspire Coding & Robotics - TinkeringChild

tinkeringchild.com
Summer reading list: ten best children's books of 2016

Summer reading list: ten best children's books of 2016

theconversation.com
Janette Hughes on Twitter

Janette Hughes on Twitter

twitter.com
‘P is for Palestine’: Illustrated children’s book showcases beauty and strength of Palesti

‘P is for Palestine’: Illustrated children’s book showcases beauty and strength of Palesti

mondoweiss.net
Books for a Makerspace - TinkeringChild

Books for a Makerspace - TinkeringChild

tinkeringchild.com
31 Days, 31 Lists: Day Ten – 2016 Math Picture Books — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production

31 Days, 31 Lists: Day Ten – 2016 Math Picture Books — @fuseeight A Fuse #8 Production

blogs.slj.com
Deconstructing Children’s History Books: Residential Schools

Deconstructing Children’s History Books: Residential Schools

activehistory.ca
CommonLit | Fiction & Nonfiction Literacy Resources

CommonLit | Fiction & Nonfiction Literacy Resources

commonlit.org
High Quality Picture Books for Cross-Curricular Planning

High Quality Picture Books for Cross-Curricular Planning

padlet.com
The Surprisingly Complex Principles of a Successful Picture Book

The Surprisingly Complex Principles of a Successful Picture Book

chroniclebooks.com
Philosophy and Children's Literature | Center for Philosophy for Children

Philosophy and Children's Literature | Center for Philosophy for Children

depts.washington.edu
GoodMinds.com | High quality aboriginal and general library books.

GoodMinds.com | High quality aboriginal and general library books.

goodminds.com
The Library Learning Commons on Flipboard

The Library Learning Commons on Flipboard

flipboard.com
THE 2016 NERDIES: NONFICTION PICTURE BOOK WINNERS ANNOUNCED BY KAREN TERLECKY

THE 2016 NERDIES: NONFICTION PICTURE BOOK WINNERS ANNOUNCED BY KAREN TERLECKY

nerdybookclub.wordpress.com
School Library Journal | Best of 2016

School Library Journal | Best of 2016

slj.com
6 YA Novels by Indigenous Women Authors

6 YA Novels by Indigenous Women Authors

bookriot.com
Somali Folktales

Somali Folktales

minnesotahumanities.org
21 Picture Books Even Adults Need To Read

21 Picture Books Even Adults Need To Read

bustle.com
Coding Games in Scratch ~ A Great Book To Teach The Children Coding

Coding Games in Scratch ~ A Great Book To Teach The Children Coding

beauty1887.wordpress.com
13 Books to Teach Children About Protesting and Activism - GeekMom

13 Books to Teach Children About Protesting and Activism - GeekMom

geekdad.com
Every Book Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

Every Book Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

ew.com
New book aims to teach children about painful history of residential schools

New book aims to teach children about painful history of residential schools

cbc.ca
The Diversity List: Picture, Easy, and Early Chapter Books of 2016 — @fuseeight A Fuse #8

The Diversity List: Picture, Easy, and Early Chapter Books of 2016 — @fuseeight A Fuse #8

blogs.slj.com
2017 Rainbow Book List highlights quality GLBTQ books for children and teen

2017 Rainbow Book List highlights quality GLBTQ books for children and teen

ala.org
8 Children's Books to Encourage Social Activism - Book Club Babble

8 Children's Books to Encourage Social Activism - Book Club Babble

bookclubbabble.com
Social Justice Books for Kids to Teach about Global Issues

Social Justice Books for Kids to Teach about Global Issues

whatdowedoallday.com
Children’s Books Featuring Social Justice Themes A Practical Bibliography Prepared for the

Children’s Books Featuring Social Justice Themes A Practical Bibliography Prepared for the

christianzabriskie.com
First Nations artist Jay Odjick illustrates new Robert Munsch release

First Nations artist Jay Odjick illustrates new Robert Munsch release

windspeaker.com
So You Want to Read Dystopian Fiction: Here's Where to Start - Unbound Worlds

So You Want to Read Dystopian Fiction: Here's Where to Start - Unbound Worlds

unboundworlds.com
35 Picture Books for Young Activists

35 Picture Books for Young Activists

allthewonders.com
8 Empowering Middle Grade Novels for Kids Interested in Social Justice

8 Empowering Middle Grade Novels for Kids Interested in Social Justice

barnesandnoble.com
Meet the black woman working behind the scenes to bring comics to kids of color

Meet the black woman working behind the scenes to bring comics to kids of color

fusion.net
‘Shackles From the Deep’ is a new book about slavery written for children

‘Shackles From the Deep’ is a new book about slavery written for children

theundefeated.com
21 Books for Black History Month | Black Children's Books and Authors

21 Books for Black History Month | Black Children's Books and Authors

bcbooksandauthors.com
Reading Rainbow   » 17 Important Picture Books to Read for Black History Month

Reading Rainbow » 17 Important Picture Books to Read for Black History Month

readingrainbow.com
10 Books On Black Culture, Because Why Wait For Black History Month?

10 Books On Black Culture, Because Why Wait For Black History Month?

blog.therealrickeysmiley.com
Banned Books Week: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Banned Books Week: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

yaloveblog.com
Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009

Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009

ala.org
15 Picture Books about Social Justice and Human Rights - The Barefoot Mommy

15 Picture Books about Social Justice and Human Rights - The Barefoot Mommy

thebarefootmommy.com
Outstanding International Books: Presenting the 2017 USBBY Selections

Outstanding International Books: Presenting the 2017 USBBY Selections

slj.com
What Books Could Be Used to Rebuild Civilization?: Lists by Brian Eno, Stewart Brand, Kevi

What Books Could Be Used to Rebuild Civilization?: Lists by Brian Eno, Stewart Brand, Kevi

openculture.com
100 Best Children’s Books for African American History Month

100 Best Children’s Books for African American History Month

bookriot.com
The Best Life Lessons We Learned From Children's Books

The Best Life Lessons We Learned From Children's Books

southernliving.com
Children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels

Children’s books roundup: the best new picture books and novels

theguardian.com
Hearts and Minds: Picture books that strengthen social emotional learning

Hearts and Minds: Picture books that strengthen social emotional learning

slj.com
ONTSpecialNeeds on Twitter

ONTSpecialNeeds on Twitter

twitter.com
Notable Children's Books - 2017

Notable Children's Books - 2017

ala.org
LitPick

LitPick

litpick.com
‘These Books Can Help’: Reading to Kids About Immigration and Refugees

‘These Books Can Help’: Reading to Kids About Immigration and Refugees

nymag.com
50+ Picture Books about Mixed Race Families

50+ Picture Books about Mixed Race Families

coloursofus.com
Multicultural Picture Books about Inspiring Women & Girls

Multicultural Picture Books about Inspiring Women & Girls

coloursofus.com
15 Picture Books That Support Children’s Spatial Skills Development

15 Picture Books That Support Children’s Spatial Skills Development

ww2.kqed.org
13 Children's Books That Encourage Kindness Towards Others

13 Children's Books That Encourage Kindness Towards Others

buzzfeed.com
ALA Releases State of America’s Libraries Report 2017 (Includes List of Most Challenged Bo

ALA Releases State of America’s Libraries Report 2017 (Includes List of Most Challenged Bo

infodocket.com
Picture Books You Can Use for Writing Prompts | Imagination Soup

Picture Books You Can Use for Writing Prompts | Imagination Soup

imaginationsoup.net