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Finding Leveled Books at the Glencoe Public Library Grades K-4

Did you know that the Glencoe Public Library has EARLY READERS color coded to help your child find books at their independent reading level?
GREEN DOTS- Are for beginning readers that need help with reading. Level Range- A-C
RED DOTS- Are for independent readers that still need some support. Level Range- D-F
BLUE DOTS- Are for independent readers that can read silently on their own. Level Range- G-I
YELLOW DOTS- Are for students reading early chapter books. Level Range- J- M
**Watch this short video on how to help your child use the 5 Finger Rule for selecting books at his/her independent reading level.

Join a Teen Book Mail Order Club

Nothing is more exciting than a surprise in the mail! Excite a teen with a book delivered each month. We’ve got something for every ‘tween’ reader, from true stories and graphic novels to classics and new releases. You can also select your own personal favorite titles - or the latest book in your child’s favorite series - with our Build-Your-Own Collection. A unique gift perfect for the 8 to the 12-year-old reader in your life.

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Two Wonderful Tech Tools That make Summer Reading Fun!

News-o-matic
This interactive current events app features five high-interest news stories from around the world every day. Colorful photographs, interactive maps, video snippets, and a “read-to-me” option add to the fun! The news stories are child appropriate and best suited for children between the ages of 7-12. They are from serious to just plain wacky! Kids will look forward to reading their news everyday!

Epic!
Epic is an all you can read ebook library that kids can use to read from any device! It offers a huge array of titles as well as a variety of options for keeping track of reading stats, like time spent... More

2020 Young Adult Choices Reading List from the International Literacy Association

When it comes to engaging your young adult with reading, we know the importance of choice. We know that when children can select the books they want to read, with topics in which they are truly interested, they are more likely not only to read them but also to understand and to reflect upon them. With that in mind, we are delighted to bring to you the 2019 Young Adults’ Choices Reading List. Share the list with your young adult and let them choose their next book.

https://literacyworldwide.org/docs/default-source/reading-lists/young-adults-choices/young-adults-choices-reading-list-2020.pdf

How Can I Help My Child Read an Early Reader

Are you looking for some fun ways to help your child develop their reading skills using simple leveled books?

Before reading the book- The Picture Walk:
Going on a simple picture walk with your child, before reading the book can stimulate their natural curiosity and spark an interest in the story.  By taking a picture walk with your child you are activating their prior knowledge of the book’s topic, discussing new vocabulary words that may be difficult for them to read and basic story structure.  Taking a picture walk is as simple as flipping through the book, page by page, without reading any of the words. ... More

Leveled Reading Book Lists K-4

During the summer it is important to provide your child access to high interest books at his/her independent reading level. Included below are links to books at independent reading levels C to Z. Many of these books are at the public library or the bookstore. Please check with their classroom teacher if you do not know your child’s independent reading level.
Leveled Book List- C to I
Leveled Book List- H to M
Leveled Book List- L to P
Leveled Book List- O to T
Leveled Book List- S to W
Leveled Book List- V to Z