Library Resources

Award Book Resources


American Library Association

Literature Learning Ladders This site, the suggested links, and the accompanying book provide ways to extend, expand, and enhance these classics.


American Library Association

Embracing the Child

Cataloging Sites

Library of Congress

First Search

Library Resources

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database



Professional Resources Source for author information, literature related word searches and games.

Literature Circles Extension Projects Extension projects are designed to deepen students' understanding of literature. An additional benefit is the opportunity to recommend books to a group of peers.

Nancy Keane's Booktalks

Pete's Powerpoint Station Free powerpoint presentations including library related subjects. Most need improvement in design although content is satisfactory.

Reading 2.0 Using Technology to Promote Books -- Not Replace Them! Oeberts site (presenter at ISLMA)

Resources for School Librarians

Library Promotional Sites Includes a pronunciation guide for author's names. Some pages and resources are free, other require a license.
Library Media & PR

Strategies, techniques, Resources, Tips & Tools for Library promotion.

DLTK Custom Bookmarks

School Library Media Specialist