Bonding Books and Children

About this resource
Reviewed: 2017

IEL Resource(s)

Online Resource(s)

Books for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
The Cooperative Children’s Books Center links to several lists, including ones for bilingual, family, counting, and wordless books. More books categorized according to a main characteristic, such as rhyme or repetition are listed here. Multicultural books for people of color, including African-Americans, American Indians, Asians, and Latinos can be found here. Books that have received the Charlotte Zolotow Award are listed here.

Recommended Books for Kids
Reading Rockets lists books by themes, including creatures, family, funny, and special days to help parents find ones to interest their children.

Let’s Read Together: Reading and Storytelling
The Center for Early Literacy Learning explains how parents can encourage their children’s interest in books and reading by sharing books and asking questions.

The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
The Center for Children’s Books is a leading book review site.