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Mrs. Inman's Bookshelf

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More Book Recommendation Websites

 reading teachers     The Book Seer

Users are asked to complete the following sentence: “Greetings. I've just finished reading___________by_________. What should I read next?”
Armed with your answer, Book Seer combs for similar books.


reading teachers  What should I read next?

Enter the title of a book you like and What Should I Read Next? will analyze their huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations.

reading teachers     Which book

How are you feeling today? Happy, sad, somewhere in between? Do you like edgy books, or would you prefer light reading? No problem, Whichbook allows you to customize your book search based on mood, taste, genre and several other factors to help you find books.

reading teachers  Your next read

Type the name of your favorite book, author, or genre of your choosing into the Your Next Read search bar and you’ll arrive at an interactive book web and a sidebar of reviews. If you’re not satisfied with the results, simply click on more books and new books will appear in your web. 

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Great Read-Alouds From The New York Times

The Learning Network - Teaching and Learning With The New York Times

This links to an outstanding New York Times site with multiple sources of great Read-Alouds for teens. This site is described as a source of  "categorized suggestions, from the Learning Network staff and from teacher-friends around the country, for great Times essays, articles, Op-Eds and humor pieces on a range of topics to read aloud to your students — no matter what their ages. (Bonus: Nearly everything here falls under the definition of “informational text” emphasized by theCommon Core Standards.)

Why We Should Read Literature article from TIME

Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer

"Deep reading" is vigorous exercise from the brain and increases our real-life capacity for empathy

from TIME Ideas online