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Help Your Child Choose A Book To Enjoy

Children's reading levels and preferences change rapidly as they mature and discover new interests.  And children's book publishers have responded by providing a cornucopia of attractive and engaging books for all ages and interests.  Here are some interactive websites that will help you and your child discover books that will appeal to your child's individual interests and reading style.

bookandhuglogoA Book And A Hug allows searches by topic, reading level, reader's personality and more. Find out what kind of "reading superhero" you are!

 

bookfinderlogoSchool-age readers (K-12) can use the Accelerated Reader Book Finder to find books by topic and reading level.

 

 novelist

A great source for book reviews and a good source for "read alikes." Just enter the name of the last book you really loved and get a list of similar titles. You can search by genre, reading level and topic. Find the NoveList tab on the library's catalog or at mel.org.

 

Check out the booklists compiled by Plymouth librarians for preschool children, children in grades K-3, children in grades 4-6, middle school students and high school students.

Learning Languages with Muzzy

MuzzyOnline_HoriztonalBannerNow the World’s #1 Language Course for Children is available at Plymouth Library! They have just added Russian, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese to their Spanish, French, Italian, German and English languages. Just click on Muzzy to get started.

Choosing an Easy Reader

Here's some ideas to help you and your child pick out easy readers that they enjoy.  There are books that focus on phonics, non-fiction, fiction and favorite characters from children's literature.

Here are a few different types of easy readers to consider.

The easy readers are also color coded by reading level.

Information about Bullying for Parents & Children

Books to read and discuss with children from preschool to 6th grade. Web links for more information about how to handle bullying.

Read more: Information about Bullying for Parents & Children

Plymouth Area Preschools & Day Care

Here's a list of preschools and child care facilities in the Plymouth area.

In February, the library hosts a Parade of Preschools where representatives from area preschool programs come and present information about their schools. Check our calendar for the next Parade of Preschools.  

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