The Big Book of Children's Reading Lists: 100 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Children

The Big Book of Children's Reading Lists: 100 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Children

by Nancy J. Keane

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Overview

Use these 100 handy reproducible book lists to instantly create hand-outs for teachers and parents (as well as for older readers), to add to your newsletter, or to post on your Web site or bulletin board. Based on the most common needs of educators and librarians who work with young readers, these lists focus on new titles, as well as classics that are still in print and readily available for purchase. Fiction and nonfiction titles for ages 5-14 are covered. Bibliographic information and a brief description are given for each title. A dozen bookmarks are also included. This is a great time-saving tool and a good source for finding extended reading lists and read-alikes!

Looking for folktales from China for elementary children? An informational children's book for a middle school science class? A list of books on the topic of compassion? A sampling of ABC books? These lists and more can be found in Nancy Keane's treasury of great reading lists for children. This versatile guide provides reproducible book lists based on the most common needs of educators and librarians who work with young readers. There are lists for standard curriculum areas (e.g., math, social studies, science), other areas of study such as character education and values, genres (e.g., pop-up, memoirs, ABC books), themes (e.g., animals, food, sports), and read-alikes (on bookmarks). You'll find 100 reproducible lists of fiction and nonfiction books for ages 5-14 (elementary/middle) that you can use to create hand-outs for teachers and parents (as well as for older readers), put in your newsletter, or post on your Web site or bulletin board. Focus is on new titles and classics that are still in print and readily available for purchase. On each list, titles are grouped according to grade level. Room to customize with your library logo or clipart is provided on each reproducible sheet. Bibliographic information and a brief description are given for each title. A dozen bookmarks are also included. This is a great time-saving tool and a good source for finding extended reading lists and read-alikes! Grades K-8.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591583349
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/30/2006
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Nancy J. Keane is Library Media Specialist, Rundlett Middle School, Concord, N.H. She is author of Booktalking across the Curriculum: The Middle Years (Libraries Unlimited, 2002) and several other titles, and she is recipient of the 2004 Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)/Sagebrush Education Resources Literature Program Award. She has hosted a popular booktalk web site (www.nancykeane.com) for a decade.

Table of Contents

Introduction

School Subjects

Language Arts

Social Studies

Science

Math

Art

Character/Values

Genres and Themes

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