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Between the Lions online stories

BookPALS: on-line stories read by actors

International Children's Digital Library

FunBrain Word Games

Greek Mythology

Guys Read

Mrs. P's Magical Library (books read out loud)

Reading Suggestions for Grades K-3

Reading Suggestions for Grades 4-12

Scholastic Kids' Fun Online

Berenstain Bear Country

Wall of Sentences



Favorite Poem Project (video of spoken poems)

Poetry Express


Giggle Poetry

Poems to make, watch and hear

Poetry Out Loud

The Rhyming Dictionary (click "Rhyming" at the top of the page)

Rhyming Dictionary/Thesaurus from

Writing with Writers



A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M  |  N  |  P  |  R  |  S  |  W Author List

~ A ~

Adler, David A.

Arnold, Tedd

Arnosky, Jim


~ B ~

Banks, Lynne Reid

Barron, T.A.

Bauer, Joan

Blake, Robert J.

Blume, Judy

Brett, Jan

Bridwell, Norman

Brown, Marc

Byars, Betsy

~ C ~

Card, Orson Scott

Carle, Eric

Christopher, Matt

Cleary, Beverly

Clements, Andrew

Coville, Bruce

Creech, Sharon

~ D ~

Dahl, Roald

dePaola, Tomie

DiCamillo, Kate

DiTerlizzi, Tony

Dr. Seuss

~ E ~

Emberley, Ed

Erickson, John

~ F ~

Fox, Mem

Frank, Anne

~ G ~

Gantos, Jack

George, Jean Craighead

Grimes, Nikki

Gutman, Dan

~ H ~

Hamilton, Virginia

Henkes, Kevin

Hiaasen, Carl

Hobbs, Will

~ J ~

Jacques, Brian

Joose, Barbara

Joyce, William

~ K ~

Keats, Ezra Jack

Kehret, Peg

Kellogg, Steven

King-Smith, Dick

Krensky, Stephen

~ L ~

Lasky, Kathryn

Lewin, Betsy

Lewis, C.S.

Lewis, Paul Owen

London, Jack

Lowry, Lois

~ M ~

Macaulay, David

McMullan, Kate

Mayer, Mercer

Munsch, Robert

~ N ~

Nix, Garth

Numeroff, Laura

~ P ~

Park, Barbara

Park, Linda Sue

Paschkis, Julie

Paterson, Katherine

Paulsen, Gary

Pierce, Tamora

Pilkey, Dav

Polacco, Patricia

Potter, Beatrix

Pullman, Philip

~ R ~

Rathmann, Peggy

Rowling, J.K.

Ryan, Pam Muñoz

~ S ~

Sachar, Louis

Seuss, Dr.

Silverstein, Shel

Slate, Joseph

Smith, Cynthia Leitich

Snicket, Lemony

Stanley, Diane

~ W ~

Wells, Rosemary

Wiesner, David

Wiles, Deborah

Willems, Mo

Williams, Suzanne

Wood, Audrey


Book Lists

2008 Children's Book Awards

100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know

"Around the U.S.A." in Fiction

"Around the World" in Fiction


Booklists of Children's Literature

Caldecott Medal Award

Celebrating Cultural Diversity Book Lists

¡Colorín Colorado! – Hispanic interest

Guys Read

Indian Reading Series: Legends of the NW

International Children's Digital Library

King County Library Book Lists

Newbery Medal Award

Oregon's Beverly Cleary Winner and List

Recommended Literature Search

Recommended Reading

Sasquatch Reading Award

Young Readers' Choice Awards

Washington Children's Choice Book Award

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