Great Books to Read Aloud
Below you’ll find links to respected organizations' lists of recommended or award-winning books. Use these book lists to help find quality literature for reading aloud to your child. Your local librarian or bookseller can also help you find books that meet your child’s interests.
This unique online bibliography features anticipated bestsellers, either recently published or forthcoming, published by Children’s Book Council members.
With help from her grandchildren, Katherine Paterson created this reading list for Oprah.com.
Each year the American Library Association (ALA) honors books and media for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, ALA awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians and others in selecting the best materials for youth.
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's books, recordings, videos, and computer software.
In this reading list, children themselves judge the books and write reviews of their favorites. Since 1974, Children’s Choices have been a trusted source of book recommendations used by teachers, librarians, parents—and children themselves. The project is co-sponsored by the International Reading Association and the Children’s Book Council.
The New York Public Library provides this classic list.
Author James Patterson’s READKIDDOREAD.com helps parents and educators connect their children with the books that will turn them into lifelong readers.
On Beverly Cleary’s April 12th birthday, these are some of the titles families are encouraged to “drop everything” and read together for National D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) Day.
Book titles and brief reviews to help you make sound read-aloud choices from the author of The Read-Aloud Handbook.
These titles were a hit at story time at the Elmhurst Public Library in Elmhurst, Illinois.
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