Parent Resources

Resources for Parents to Explore

PBS Kids

This is a site that you may enjoy using with your children. Check out Between the Lions and other literature resources and activities.


ABC animations, interactive stories and other activities.

Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site

Although this site has recently added advertising, it is a good source for finding descriptions of books. Click on All Reviewed Children’s Books to go to grade level recommendations.

NEA Parent Guides

Several guides about reading are available for downloading.

Reading Rockets

Terrific site for articles and lists of suggested titles, including recommendations of books by topic and theme.

RIF Reading Planet

Activities and reviews of favorite books. A site for grown-ups and children published by the Reading is Fundamental organization.

Silly Books

Animated books, songs and stories.

Clicking on Reading Lists from the home page will bring you to several annotated listings of children’s books.

American Library Association

Provides lists of recommended books by themes and awards.12

Parent-suggested sites:

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    This site is great for finding educational games.