Databases

Use books to address various issues that may arise in the classroom or in life, such as bullying, divorce and grief.

Find books by grade, "Guided Reading", DRA, & Lexile levels. Also, find similar titles.

An extensive resource providing critical reviews of children's and young adult books. Also use this database to select books according to genre, interest level, reading level, and much more.

The database contains abstracts of over 5,000 picture books for children, preschool to grade 3. One can search by using over 900 keywords (topics, concepts and skills) to locate books with storylines adaptable to your particular curriculum or program.

This database has over 11,000 annotated records of titles drawn from 129 children's literature awards. The purpose of the database is to create a tailored reading list of quality children's literature or to find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards.

Search for picture books & fiction by reading level: Lexile, ATOS, Fountas & Pinnell, Scholastic and Titlewave.

Search for books by lexile reading level, grade level, genre, author's nationality, author's cultural identity, etc. Read-alikes are also provided.

This is a database of over 26,000 picture books. Search for picture books by artistic style, artistic medium, narrative format, theme, main concept, age range, genre, character trait, lexile level, etc.

Search this database by curriculum area and/or grade level.

Recommended books listed by grade level.

  • TeachingBooks.net

           An easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.

Titlewave enables users to create booklists on a particular topic by grade level. First, you'll need to login (it's free). Then click on the oblong button toward the top of the page that says "collection development."

A database of over 4,000 books, audiobooks and films for teens from 12 to 18 years of age.  The most valuable aspect of this database is the genre search feature.