LLA Book Resources

Posted On September 25, 2013
Categories LLA Resources

The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)

The United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY)


Science Notable Trade Books

Social Studies Trade Books


Pura Bulpre

Coretta Scott King


Hans Christian Anderson Award

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.


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