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“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go!
-- Dr. Seuss

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Bookworm Websites

Something About the Author
Research information all about your favourite authors using this amazing website. (you will need your library card number!)

The Canadian Children's Book Centre Resources
Extensive listings of present and past winners of Canadian children's book awards plus some international children's book awards, themed book lists, guidelines on choosing children's books, reviews and more.

Kids Reads
Book reviews, contests and more. This site is a great place to go to talk about and hear what others think about the books you are reading as well as discover author profiles and new releases.

Help Me Find A Book!
If you are not sure what book to read next, this site can help you to find a book that is just right!  Try it!  From "Kids Zone.

Book Reviews by "Bookhive"
Check out the book reviews in many categories such as mystery, sports, fantasy, and beginning chapter books.  Includes colouring pages and Harry Potter trivia. Especially for ages up to 12 years.

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Reading tips for Parents

  • Read everywhere! Not just books, but signs, magnets, cereal boxes...
  • Encourage your child to re-read their favourite books
  • Ask your child questions about the story you've just read
  • Be patient when your child is try ing to sound out words
  • Pick books that are at the right level for them
  • Read together! Take turns reading pages
  • Be a reading role model - if your child sees you reading they will want to imitate you.