Need Help Selecting Books?
Sometimes it's hard to know which books are appropriate for your children.
Here's some great places to start.....
Visit the links below for great book reviews, lists, tools and tips for choosing books for kids.
Follow the Pinterest Board on the right for more updates and resources.
Ask your local booksellers and librarians for advice. They have a wealth of knowledge for you to tap in to!
Help your children learn how to choose their own "just right" books using this guide.
A fabulous Australian children’s literature and book review site that supports and features authors, illustrators and publishers Australia-wide and internationally
From the UK, this is a great tool for finding book recommendations and reviews of books suitable for babies through to preschoolers.
Children's Books Daily
A wonderful Australian book blog with loads of reviews, tips and activities to help you make reading memories with and for your children.
From Reading is Fundamental (US), a guide with tips for choosing books for infants, toddlers, preschoolers,
young readers, and preteens.
Choosing Kids Books
From Reading Rockets in the US, a comprehensive collection of resources on choosing and using children's books at home and school.
From the UK, a comprehensive children's book site with great recommendations, books lists & tools for finding the perfect book for toddlers through to teens.
From a US public library, hundreds of recommended book reviews in a variety of reading levels & interest areas. Search for books by author, illustrator, title, reading level, interest area, & number of pages.
School children from different regions of the United States read newly published children’s & young adults’ trade books and vote for the ones they like best.
Series & Sequels
From a public library in the US, a database of over 36,000 books in 4,900 series titles. View by Series Title Series Subject, Book Title or Book Author. Great for finding the next book in your child's favourite series.
Comprehensive guide & handy tips for choosing books for children and teens from the Canadian Children's Book Centre.
Books reviews, lists and great tools for finding appropriate books and building a home library.
Find a Book
From Sylvan Learning in the US, a book finder that will help kids find the perfect book. Search by title, author, grade level and interest.