Book and Reading Links

Last updated 13 July 2012

Springston School Library Web Site - Authors and Books
Link to our Library web site, and the section with a list of web sites on Authors and Books. Check out the links there to If you like... to find other books and authors you may enjoy.

If you like... - Kids - other books similar to ones you like. Christchurch Cities Libraries.

If you like... - 'Pulse' for Teens - other books similar to ones you like. Christchurch Cities Libraries.

The Book Seer - I've just finished reading... what should I read next?

Literature Map - if you like an author... find others you might also like.

Everyone's Reading - thematic book lists and reviews from the UK.

International Children's Digital Library
The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.  Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.

Fantastic Fiction - information about 25,000+ authors and 300,000+ books.


Around the Bookshops
-  a wonderful blog with reviews and book related information.

CREATE READERS - a National Library Blog
Helps you find a book for your child. It’s important to match children up with books they want to read. It can make all the difference in the world if you can figure out his or her “reading personality.” So, just who is your child and what does your child look for in a book?

Reading literature from specific locations is a great way for students around the globe to learn more about those countries.

New Zealand Book Council - The Writers Files (find a NZ Author)

Children's Literary Awards and Prizes - a Christchurch City Libraries list.

Fun to Read and Do - reading related information and activities from Christchurch City Libraries.

Cool-Reads - list of books for 10-15 year olds, reviewed by their peers (no longer active, but still useful).

Shelfari - List the books you have read, read reviews.