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Common Sense Media offers the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music.  


NoveList K-8 Plus
is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, and lists.


The Park Ridge Public Library catalog offers book reviews, recommendations, AR Levels, and much more.


Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.


READKIDDOREAD helps parents and educators connect their children with the books that will turn them into lifelong readers.


SCHOLASTIC TEACHABLES offers teaching resources for every subject such as lesson plans, mini-books and activity sheets to help educators and families plan for the school year. Ideal for teachers, homeschool families, and anyone looking for enrichment for the young learners in their lives, Teachables content extends from Pre-K to 6th grade.‚Äč