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Book Adventure

If you're not sure what book you're looking for, this free site is an easy way to help students develop a list of reading suggestions from over 7000 titles. Search for a grade level and kind of book you would like, search by title, author, ISBN. There is even a 5-finger test to check to see if a book is too hard to read. There is a Quiz-o-matic that provides quizzes on many of the books. Answer correctly and win prizes from the Prize library. Kids, parents, and/or teachers must register and enter the KidZone to have Rex Reader and Bailey Bookmark help you along your BookAdventure.

Published by Sylvan in 2007

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Curriculum Information For Resource

Grade Level(s):K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Curriculum Areas:Reading
Themes/Keywords: Books
Reading Lists

reading, grade level, fiction, non-fiction, fantasy, mystery, science fiction, horror, poetry, westerns, animals

Essential Question(s)
1. What are the best books for me?

Discussion Question(s)
1. What are the genres of books? What are the favorites of your students?
2. What are the different ways people read books? Do you read the cover information? Dedication? Introduction? From front to back, or do you skip to the ending first?

Extension and Activities
1. Have your students enter their preferences and have a list of books produced. Let them visit the library with the list!
2. Let your students select books for younger children and read to them or with them.
3. Suggest that your students try different genres than ones they usually select.
4. Have your students write short reviews of the books they read and post them on your class website and/or on bulletin boards of hallways of the school.

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6th Grade Teacher
Lowell Middle, Oakland USD - Oakland, CA

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