Books & Reading (Kids)

General Early Learning Academy
With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities.
Watch videos, read books and play games!
Diverse Book Finder
To diversify and balance bookshelves everywhere, that all our children can find themselves reflected and celebrated in libraries, schools and homes across the nation.
Mrs. P
Kids can listen in as Mrs. P (played by Kathy Kinney) reads aloud classic children's stories. The site also contains interactive games and activities. Requires a high-speed Internet connection.
Scholastic Kids
Try this great new story app!
Storybird you can use with your family and friends to create stories that you can view online.
Advice for Readers
American Library Association Book and Media Awards
Lists of awards for books and media from the American Library Association.
American Library Association Notable Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's books, recordings, and videos.
Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. Create your own reading wish list.
Reading Lists from Imagination Soup and Melissa Taylor
Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Folklore
American Folklore Site
Aaron Shepard's Picture Book Tales
Theoi Greek Mythology
Resources for Parents
Reading Rockets
Reading Rockets creates and disseminates free, evidence-based information about reading through our three major services: PBS television programs, online services, and professional development opportunities.
Poetry & Literature Online
Jack Prelutsky
Explore the wacky and inventive poetry of Jack Prelutsky, the first Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation.
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MProvided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).