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Curriculum Materials Collection (CMC)

Recommended Book Lists from Subject Experts

Book lists are a great way to learn more about books in a certain subjects or topics. Examples would include books about gardens, books about math, books about African American history, etc. Many of these lists are also sub-divided by age or grade to make them easier to use. 

Many libraries and associations also publish annual best-of lists; these lists are a really easy way to keep current on the newest and best children's books!

Some Sites and Journals that Review Children's Books

Book reviews are a great way to find out more about the latest releases in children's and young adult books. As a bonus, these reviews also tend to be very short (usually 1-2 paragraphs) and focused on how books would be used in a classroom or library.