Category Archives: Find a Book

Finding favorite childhood books where you can’t remember title, author, or illustrator info

It is such a wonderful feeling to find childhood favorites, books that you thought you’d lost forever. They’re such treasure, like gold; they bring back a wash of good feeling. That just happened to me. There was a book that … Continue reading

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Fantastic new way to read picture books online, see if you want to buy them

I’m really excited about LookyBook. LookyBook is a fantastic new site that offers a free way to read entire picture books online, cover to cover. Simply click on the cover of a book you’re interested in reading, and it will … Continue reading

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get personalized book recommendations from a children’s librarian

Els Kushner, Children’s Librarian at Librarian Mom Blog, says that if you can give her two or three titles that your child (or you, if you read children’s or teen books) loves, she can give you you at least one … Continue reading

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Library Thing – catalogue your books and find new ones

Library Thing is a great resource for readers; it offers suggestions of books you might enjoy reading, based on your tastes and a database of others’ books. You enter the books you’ve read or own–I’d suggest starting with your favorites–and … Continue reading

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NetLibrary–download ebooks and audiobooks through your library

Netlibrary is a true modern-day digital library–it allows you to download and read or listen to ebooks and audiobooks through your library system. If your library system has this, you’re all set to borrow books online. To access NetLibrary, you … Continue reading

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Database of Award-Winning Children’s Literature

The Database of Award-Winning Children’s Literature (DAWCL) looks like a great place to find new books you might be interested in, and revisit ones you’ve loved. You can search by subject/keyword, and/or narrow your search by age, setting, historical period, … Continue reading

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A great site to help you find a book you lost

I recently discovered a fantastic blog that helps you find books you’ve loved and read in the past, and now can’t remember the name of the author, or title of the book, or even much of the plot. You may … Continue reading

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