Sites for Readers

Reading Online

Giggle Poetry

A collection of poems from a few of the funniest kids poets around.

 

TumbleBook Library LogoTumbleBooks

Collection of animated books you can read on your home computer. Your Eisenhower Public Library District library card is required to log in from home.

 

Biblioteca TumbleBook logoBiblioteca TumbleBook

Collection of animated books to read on your home computer in Spanish.

 

Learning to Read: Early Literacy & Phonics Activites

Leading to Reading: Reading is Fundamental

Appropriate games, rhymes, and fingerplays for children ages birth to 5 years old (and their grownups).

 

starfall logoStarfall

Have fun working on letter recognition or playing with phonics.

StoryBlocks LogoStoryBlocks

Watch easy to follow videos to learn fun rhymes and fingerplays to do with your child.

Improving Your Reading and Language Skills

Spelling City LogoSpelling City

A fun way to test your spelling skills! Warning: Premium Activities do require a membership fee.

Author and Illustrator Websites

Avi website LogoAvi

Find out more about Avi. Read his blog for tips to improve your own writing skills.

World of Roald Dahl logoRoald Dahl

Find out more about one of the most beloved children chapter book authors of all time.

 

Robert Munsch LogoRobert Munsch

Read about how the author came up with his famous storylines and listen to the author read some of his books.

 

 

Jon Scieszka Worldwide logoJon Scieszka: Worldwide

The former National Ambassador of Young People's Literature's website is as funny as his books. Find out more about Scieszka and his family. For inspiring writers, he includes a list of talents a writer should have.

Shel Silverstein LogoShel Silverstein

Watch his drawings come to life as the poet reads his hilarous poems aloud. You can also make a book and download puzzles.

 

 

Chris Van Allsburg artChris Van Allsburg

Find out more about the award winning author and illustrator. Includes a list of his books, some of his artwork as well as some online games to play.

 

David Wiesner

Visit the three time Caldecott medal winner's art studio, read about his life or find your own hidden artist in an interactive coloring book.

 

Audrey Wood Club House LogoAudrey and Don Wood

Find our more about Audrey and Don Wood's books, lives, and a few secrets about the books they wrote and illustrated.

Finding the Perfect Books

AR Bookfinder LogoAR BookFinder

Perfect for finding books in your AR book level or for seeing if there is an AR test for a particular book.

 

Lexile LogoLexile

Find books in your Lexile range or check the Lexile number for a particular book.

Novelist K - 8 PlusNoveList K to 8

Search for a new book to read by looking at book lists or Read-a-likes.

 

Book Wizard logoScholastic Book Wizard

Search for a book to read in your reading level. Lists AR level, Lexile level, Guided Reading (A to Z), or DRA