Search Scholastic Book Wizard for children's books from all publishers by reading level and grade levels.

Netsmartz Workshop is an educational resource from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. It discusses various Internet safety topics and has a special section for parents and guardians to be used with kids and teens.


Search the Chicago Public Library's online catalog, find information about programs for kids and teens, and much more at

CLICK HERE to check out the Chicago Public Library's Best Books of 2013 list.

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Guys Read is a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People's Literature, Jon Scieszka.  The mission of the program is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.

Of course, the books mentioned on the website can be enjoyed by both boys and girls, so be sure to take a look at the lists.


"The more kids read, the better readers they become," says author James Patterson.  Based on his experiences with his son and reading,Patterson started his Read Kiddo Read website.  It has book lists for a variety of ages and they are reviewed by teachers, librarians, education specialists, and book sellers.