We invite Library Media Specialists to share engaging combinations of print and online resources. A few categories have been established as examples, but the possibilities are truly limitless!

Fiction Combinations: Picture Books

Children's Chapter Books

Nonfiction Combinations: Picture Books
  • Read Action Jackson (Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan), then challenge students to simulate his painting process www.jacksonpollock.org.
  • Read the Owen & Mzee series (Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff, and Dr. Paula Kahumbu), then visit www.owenandmzee.com. Related books: A Mama for Owen (Marion Dane Bauer) and Mama (Jeanette Winter)
  • Read Koko's Story or Koko's Kitten by Francine Patterson, then visit www.koko.org/kidsclub to learn more.

Tween/Teen Books
Great websites for young adult books expand the reading experience. They offer readers new ways to connect with books through games, music, graphics, videos and, in the ultimate example, by contributing to the story.
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Ultimate Example: Read The Amanda Project. Then continue the story on the website. Create a character and join the story.