Tools for Readers’ Advisory

Besides your catalog, Amazon, and other book-rich retail sites, there are a number of sites specifically designed to help you and your students decide what to read.

Fresh Press compiles mentions of books and authors in the national media daily.


Kansas Book Connect

Lexile’s Find a Book

Library Thing


Overbooked is for serious readers and is a source for lists of books with starred reviews and for hot titles in all popular genres.

Read Kiddo Read


Teacher Book Wizard

What Should I Read Next? Simply plug in a book you like, and this site will kick back a list of recommendations.

What’s Next? This is the perfect one-stop, no-frills source for series information. uses mood and appeal factors, not plot descriptions, titles, authors, or subject schemes.

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