2. Let’s blend science and reading, shall we? The Periodic Table of Storytelling does just that.
5. The Library of Congress Books that Shaped America list in alpha order.
8. Be a rebel reader – read a banned book from the American Library Association list.
9. Poetry 180 shares a list of a poem for every day of the school year selected by Billy Collins.
10. Looking for an at-your-desk lunch read? Smithsonian Magazine is a brown-bag for your brain.
11. Think you’ve read everything? How many of the Mensa Foundation’s K-3 list of must-read books have you read?
12. Find your next great read. This site is a “If you like —, you’ll love —- for books!” No smelling of cheap perfume required.
13. Parents: the original audio book. Get read-aloud advice.
15. Need to keep track of all your fave reading blogs? With Google Reader dead and gone, I use Feedly to help me keep track of all reading blog majesty (see #6).
16. The NY Times Book Review page is a must-stalk for readers. #maybeidothat
19. But have you read the whole series? Check out the Mensa Foundation’s Excellence in Reading 4-6 grade reading list. Be humbled today.
20. Bookishness heaven. The Library of Congress Center for the Book. #themothership
21. If comics are your read of choice, this site shares great resources on series & industry trend.
22. Three kids in the world have done it, but can you finish the Excellence in Reading 9-12th grade reading list? I have a graduate degree in English Education, and I’m missing a few myself!
24. Let’s end this list with letters. American Reader shares (often moving) letters authors wrote. If they inspire you to write a letter, Alexandra Stoddard wrote my favorite book on letter writing. You can buy it for a penny on Amazon, which is proof that there is no method to the madness that is the value of things in our society.