A Brownsville Elementary School librarian has
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Top 10 List of Books That Turn Kids Into Readers
1 Henry and Mudge series by Cynthia Rylant,
2 Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park, grades 1-3.
3 Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne, grades 2-3.
4 Dear America series, historical fiction by various authors, grades 4-5.
5 Great Illustrated Classics series, grades 4-5.
6 "Bridge to Terabithia" by Katherine Patterson, grades 4-5.
7 "Holes" by Louis Sachar, grades 4-6.
8 "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen, grades 4-6.
9 "A Series of Unfortunate Events" and others by Lemony Snicket, grades 4-6.
10 "Touching Spirit Bear" by Ben Mikaelsen, grades 6-7
Check out our reading page with Great Links to Promote Reading
http://www.trilliumlist.ca/ - The Trillium List contains the titles of those textbooks approved by the Minister of Education for use in Ontario schools.
http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/info/prov_abr_e.php - Abbreviations and symbols for the names of the provinces and territories.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_codes - Abbreviations and codes for the states and possessions of the United States.
www.bookcloseouts.com - Order books online at a great price!
www.kprschools.ca/Students/documents/LRC_weeding-guidelines.pdf - Quick guide to weeding.
www.library.yale.edu/cataloging/music/placeabb.htm - AACR2 abbreviations for the names of certain countries, states, provinces, etc.
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/subjects.html - Provides a list of subjects in their Library of Congress call number category
www.apl.org/libcats/dewey.html - An alphabetical list of subjects with the corresponding Dewey number.
http://thrall.org/dewey/ - learn about the Dewey Decimal system, the man who created it, and test yourself to see how well you can "do Dewey".
http://library.thinkquest.org/5002/?tqskip1=1 - Explains the Dewey Decimal system.
http://www.umanitoba.ca/cm/ - Contains book reviews, media reviews, news, and author profiles of interest to teachers, librarians, parents and kids.
www.unshelved.com/ - Unshelved, the world's only daily comic strip set in a public library!
www.libraryspot.com/ - A virtual library resource centre for educators, students, librarians and their patrons and just about everyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.
www.bibliocat.org/ - Includes links to favourite books, recommended books, elementary books by subject, and links to numerous book sites.
http://lii.org/ - A librarian's index to the Internet.
www.kidsreads.com - Find info about great books, including reviews of the newest titles, interviews with cool authors, trivia games, word scrambles and contests!
www.digital-librarian.com/ - a librarian's choice of the best of the Web includes sites organized by every subject you can imagine!
www.librarysupportstaff.com/ - A site for library staff with library related links.
www.accessola.com/ - from the Ontario Library Association
www.oaltabo.on.ca/ - the web site of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians / Association des bibliotechniciens de l'Ontario
www.ala.org/ - provides book reviews, information on award winning books, lists of challenged books, library related stories and more.
www.bookcentre.ca/ - The Canadian Children's Book Centre aims to encourage the reading, writing and illustrating of Canadian children's books. Includes links to Canadian authors & illustrators, reviews of books, children's book awards, links for kids, and more.
www.myhrsb.ca/Fuctions/Program/Static/Library/ils_main.himl - Insignia Library tips from Halifax Regional School Board
http://kids.daytonmetrolibrary.org/bibliographies - Includes bibliographies for Fractured Fairy Tales, book Lists by Grade, Titles concerning the topic of people with disabilities.