Below are links to bibliographies of science books for children recommended by the reviewers of the AAAS review journal, Science Books & Films.
Children's Literature Web Guide
- Best Books for Children Our selection of the best children's science books reviewed in the 1998 volume year of SB&F.
- Best Books for Junior High and High School ReadersOur selection of the best science books for young adults reviewed in the 1998 volume year of SB&F.
- Exploring New Worlds: Finding Science in Science Fiction Resources for science fiction books, magazines, Web sites, organizations, and more.
Resources from the ERIC Clearinghouse
- The Reading Pathfinder, this is a comprehensive guide to Internet information on how to help children become competent readers by about third grade.
- Children's Literacy Development: Suggestions for Parent Involvement ( an ERIC Research Digest)
- Children's Literature Resources contains links to available online resources regarding children's and adolescent literature, including lesson plans.
Single copies of parent brochures, in Spanish and English, from the International Reading Association can be downloaded at their website. Or, you can also have a single copy of any one brochure mailed to you by sending a request, along with a No. 10 self-addressed, stamped envelope, to address provided. Click here for more information. Other publications for parents are also availabe from the website's Online Bookstore.
On the The Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) website you can download a free PDF copy of the booklet Tips for Parents. This booklet will give parents some ideas about what to expect at different ages and stages of reading development, suggestions for what to do at home, and a list of favorite books available for parents and their children to read.