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Book Lists on the Web:

100 Best Books for Children
100 Best Books by Women Writers
100 Best Picture Books
All Together Now Reading Lists
Based on the Book (Books Made into Movies)
Booklists for Gifted Children Booklists for Young Adults on the Web
California Reading Lists
Education Reporter's Ultimate Reading List
The Guardian's Top 100 books of all time
Modern Library's 100 Best Non-Fiction
Modern Library's 100 Best Fiction
Nancy Keane's Best Children's Books
National Public Radio's top 100 Fictional Characters
New York Public Library's Best Books of the Century
Outstanding Books for the College Bound
New York Times #1 Bestsellers
Publisher's Weekly Bestseller's List from the past 100 Years
Teachers First 100 Best Books for Children
Teen Reads
Young Adult Library Services Booklists and Book Awards

How to find a good book:
  • Follow an author you like
  • Browse through the shelves and displays for something that catches your eye
  • Talk to a friend about what they are reading
  • Follow a genre you like, for example: fantasy, science fiction, mystery, romance
  • Choosing a cover illustration you like
  • Start a book in a series, and if you like it, read the rest
  • See what other people are reading and enjoying
  • Follow a favorite topic
  • Talk to a teacher or librarian for recommendations
  • Use a book club list, such as Oprah's book club
  • Follow up on a subject you studied in a class such as mythology, or historical fiction
  • Look for interesting titles
Ideas adapted from:
Mackey, Margaret and Ingrid Johnston. "The Book Resisters: Ways of Approaching Reluctant Teenage Readers," School Libraries Worldwide,
vol. 2, no. 1, 1996, p. 25-38