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Reading Links

Reading Links

Language Arts and Reading classes visit the Wooster Library on a regular basis to participate in various activities and select independent reading books.
In the meantime if you're looking for something to read, try these sites:

Search the Wooster Library Media Center online resource center. Looking for a particular book? Want to check for a certain topic? Use the link here to view the library's collection from your classroom, from home or anywhere.
This first link is for Destiny Quest, which is a more visual search. This shows new titles and the current Top 10 most popular books.

This second link is for Destiny, where you can search by title, author, subject, keyword, etc. Use the menu on the right and click on Wooster Middle School to access the WMS library site.

A Book and a Hug:

Liked what you just read and looking for a something new to read? Use this site for some ideas. Click on the search box and you can find books by category and reading level.

What's Next? Books in Series:

This site helps you search series fiction. A series is two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits. Searches can be made by title, author, or series by filling in any or all of the fields on the page.

Nancy Keane's Booktalks Quick and Simple:

Look up books by title, author, subject, interest and more. Over 5,000 books listed for children in Grades K-12 from a middle school library media specialist who has written several books herself.

Nutmeg Book Award:

Reading suggestions for books for grades 4-6, 7-8 or high school. All titles have been chosen by a group of students, teachers and librarians. From the Nutmeg Home Page, choose the links for the new nominees or look back at some of the past Nominees and winners.

Book Discussion Guides

Use the links on this page for details on the Teen Nutmeg Book nominees for the past several years.

Banned Books Week, Celebrating the Freedom to Read:

September 25-October 1 2016. Have you read a Banned Book? Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, this annual American Library Association event reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.  BBW celebrates the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them. Check out the frequently challenged books section to explore the issues and controversies around book challenges and book banning.

Is there something in particular you like? A book, an author, a genre (science fiction, fantasy, mystery, horror)? We are always looking for suggestions for new titles to add to our collection here, so please let us know what your favorites are.