Find that perfect book
Find a Book Illinois. A fun and easy way to select books based on a child’s Lexile measure and interests, this site offers a free search tool to build custom lists for readers at all ability levels.
AR Book Finder. Students, teachers, and parents can use this site to search for Accelerated Reader books by title, author, topic, and more.
Book Adventure. A free reading motivation program that helps children find books based on interests and reading level.
Award-Winning Children’s Literature. Database of over 5,000 records of award-winning children’s books from over 60 awards across six English-speaking countries. Includes a search feature and award explanations.
Find the answers to your questions
Great Websites for Kids. Sponsored by the Association for Library Services for Children, this page indexes over 700 useful sites organized with an easy to use directory.
DK Findout! “Find out” everything you need to know on subjects ranging from math to nature to history on this interactive site from leading reference publisher DK.
National Geographic Kids. Get inspired to explore the world through articles, videos, games and more.
Library of Congress: American Memory. Provides free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, images, maps, and other documents of the American experience.
Biography.com. Over 7,000 fascinating biographies of the world’s most famous people.
Find a literacy game to play
ABC Mouse. Learn to read using phonics, or enjoy fun lessons and activities in math, social studies, art, music, and more.
PBS Kids. Read and play games with all of your favorite PBS Kids characters.