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Finding Books to Read

 

Common Core Book Lists this pdf gives you lists of suggested readings for all grade levels
Lexile Find a Book enter your Lexile measure and you can search for books

OMS Book Buzz

 

 

NPR Best Books list

 

book blog maintained by OMS students & staff

 

A collection of books recommended by the Arts desk employees at the National Public Radio stations.

 

Google Books

 

collection of digitized books – some are complete works, however most are not complete

 

Fantasy Books

Historical Fiction

Fantasy Series

Historical Fiction (non U.S.)

Fantasy Teen Reads

Historical Fiction for Children

Science Fiction/Fantasy

Scott O’Dell Award – Historical Fiction

 

 

Realistic Fiction for Teens

Contemporary Realistic Fiction

 

 

Read Alikes

 

 

Book Awards

Abraham Lincoln Award: Illinois’ High School Readers’ Choice Award

Alex Awards (special appeal for YA, ages 12-18)

Coretta Scott King Award

Newbery Medal & Honor Books, 1922-Present

Rebecca Caudill (Young Readers’ Book Award – Illinois)

Michael L. Printz Award – literary excellence in young adult literature

ALA Best Books for Young Adults

Books for Reluctant Readers

 

Links to Local Libraries

PrairieCat

Prairie Area Library System – more than 350 libraries

Western District

Library in Orion

Moline Public

 

Rock Island Public

 

Bettendorf Public

 

Davenport Public