LLA Book Resources
Theodor Suess Geisel Medal in 2008 and 2009 and Geisel Honors in 2011, 2012, and 1013
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal (ALA — top informational book for children published in the preceding year).
The Giverny Award (children’s picture book written about science, particularly plant science)
Free Online Books
Best Websites for free reading
From Ideas to Words provides insight and practical tips for writing instruction for ELL students at all stages of language acquisition. This text is helpful for classroom and ELL teachers, administrators, and literacy coaches who are teaching writing skills.
Choice Words shows how teachers’ language in the classroom impacts student literacy learning. Examples from the work of effective literacy teachers provide practical guidance for educators who are dedicated to teaching all children to be strategic thinkers.