Books and Reading
NOBLE Library Services
- NoveList Plus K-8 — You’ll find book reviews, recommendations, book awards, articles and much more at this reader’s advisory site for children. You can access this site in your library or use your library card to connect from home or school.
- OverDrive for Kids — Use your library card to download ebooks and audiobooks good for kids from preschool through the elementary grades. Most ebook titles can be read right in the browser on almost any device, downloaded to a tablet or other mobile device using the OverDrive app, or transferred to Kindle. Most audiobooks are in the MP3 format and can be downloaded to your computer and transferred to an MP3 player, or downloaded directly to a tablet or smartphone using the OverDrive app.
- International Children’s Digital Library — Contains thousands of online picture books and chapter books in over 60 languages from around the world.
- A Book and a Hug — This is a great website for finding information on all kinds of books for kids from birth to teens, with recommendations for various interests and reading levels.
- StoryLine Online — Streaming video program featuring members of the Screen Actors Guild reading children’s books aloud.
- KidsReads.com — Lots of book reviews, ideas for starting your own book club, addresses of authors, quizzes and more!
Favorite Authors and Series
- Mo Willems — The author of the popular “Pigeon” and “Elephant and Piggy” books offers a fun site full of games, fun and information about his books.
- Wimpy Kid — The official website for Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, full of information about the books and silly fun.
- Dav Pilkey’s Extra Crunchy Website O’Fun — Everything you wanted to know about Captain Underpants, Super Diaper Baby
- Fancy Nancy World – Explore the world of Fancy Nancy with games, puzzles and tips on how to be fancy.
- Think Pinkalicious — The official website for the Pinkalicious series of books.
- Dork Diaries — Website devoted to the popular series for middle readers.
- Peter Rabbit — The official website for Peter Rabbit and other Beatrix Potter books. There’s lots of information on the books as well as games and activities.
- Big Nate Books — Have fun with Big Nate, learn more about the series and link to the site for the daily comic strip.
- Harry Potter — Read more about Harry, an 11-year-old boy who is plucked from his mean aunt and uncle’s home and shipped off to a school for wizards!
- Jack Gantos — Learn more about Jack Gantos, the author of books about Rotten Ralph, Joey Pigza and Jack Henry
- Jan Brett — The popular children’s book illustrator offers art and activities
- Seussville — This is the official Dr. Seuss site from Random House