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Book Lists & Reviews

Banned Books List
Notes many prominent books that have been banned. Links to the text of many of these titles and to many related sites.
100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know
A list from A to Z put together by the New York Public Library
BDD Books for Young Readers Teacher's Resource Center
Reviews and lesson plans on various books. Books organized into these searchable categories: Alphabetical Title Index, Authors and Illustrators Index, Awards Index, Black History Month Index, Grade Index, Interdisciplinary Index, Newbery Award Winners, and Reluctant Readers Index
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Reviews of materials for young people
Canadian Children's Book Centre
The Canadian Children's Book Centre is a national, non-profit organization founded in 1976 to promote and encourage the reading, writing and illustrating of Canadian children's books by supporting the Canadian children's publishing industry. Info about Canadian Children's Book Week, how to get published, children's book awards, and other related infromation.
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
A very large collection of children literature reviews that are organized by title, author, genre, and reading age. Additionally you can find fun activities for the classroom, reccommended related books, and related links.
Children's Library of Reviews
"An on-line database of children's book reviews written for children, by children from around the United States and the world. Looking for a good book, we may be able to help. Search through our Author and Theme indexes, stop by our Guestbook and say hello, or submit a review of your own with our on-line form."
Children's Literature Web Guide
A very extensive website put together by D.K. Brown at the University of Calgary that compiles many resources related to children's literature: award winners, best sellers, activities for the classroom and links, links, and more links!
Cooperative Children's Book Center
Online lists of books organized thematically and a review of a new and recommended book for children every week.
Fairrosa Cyber Library of Children's Literature
A site of Children's literature links consisting of other book lists, recommended books and awards, thematic lists, and special interest books.
How Novel!: Canadian Young Adult Literatuere
Developed by the Saskatoon Library, this site is dedicated to Canadian young adult fiction (fiction written by Canadians, about Canadians, or which takes place in Canada). Resources include cover art, annotations, reviews and publisher information, as well as author photographs and biographies. Searches can be made via subject or author. In French and English.
Invisible Ink: Books on Ghosts & Hauntings
Has reviews and excerpts of over 500 ghost book titles from around the world. Also contains information about writing ghost book, activities using ghost books, and bibliography of more ghost books.
Kids Webrary
"Find lists of great books from adventure to space travel, class and story hour schedules, and information on upcoming children's programs."
A Line in the Sand
A site of interest to those who tell stories or lead craft programs that use traditions from different cultures.
Magazine Book Reviews
Reviews of books for children of all ages are made by teachers for this Canadian Review of Materials.
Penguin Books USA: Young Readers
Announcement of author appearance at libraries and bookstores in the U.S.. Also has author bios and tips for visiting authors and illustrators.
Reading Rainbow
Find out information about excellent children's literature and dive into special segments of the television show.
Sierra Club Books for Children
Information about nature books for children.
A Selection of Barefoot Beginners
Reviews of original picture books from traditional cultures all over the world.
Charlesbridge Children's Books
Reviews of picture books in categories including counting books, outdoor adventures, history and bilingual books.