:: Selection of Titles/Book Lists ::

  1. There are either 10, 12, 20, or 30 books on each list.
  2. 50% on, 25% above, 25% below grade level of participants.
  3. Interest levels should cover a broad range of topics, writing style, settings, and may include some non-fiction titles as well as fiction.
  4. All books need to be available in paperback, but may be out of print at times.
  5. Books may reappear on the list after four to five years. (3rd grade books will not change each year.)
  6. Award winning books such as Caldecott, Newbery, ALA Notables are all excellent sources for potential list candidates.
  7. Please recommend new books to our reading lists.