Literature in the Best of the Web Directory


abcteach - Charlotte's Web

Features book report forms, word games, and other useful activities for this popular children's book.

abcteach - Literature

Provides links to resources about "Charlotte's Web," fairy tales, and poetry. Children's Books

Presents reviews, lists, and articles about top books for young readers.

Audrey Wood Clubhouse

Children's book author provides online texts, and resources for parents and teachers.

Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature

University of Florida offers an archive of historical literature for children.

Biblio Mania

Provides detailed listings about archived classic literature, drama, and poetry plus a large reference book and non-fiction section.


Guide to children's literature provides recommendations, booklist by subject and age, stories, and coloring pages.

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature

Over 4,900 records from 57 awards across six English-speaking countries.

Great Books for Kids and Teens

Freelance writer Sue Jackson recommends books for kids and teens. Includes book reviews.

Homework Online

Offers online literature study guides for a number of novels. Includes chapter summaries and discussions.

International Children's Digital Library

Operated by the ICDL Foundation, a non-profit organization which seeks to assemble a comprehensive collection of children's literature, and to make it available free online. Instructions for locating books on the site are offered, along with information about contributing to the project.


Publishes literature, artworks, poetry and stories created by kids. Includes books available for sale and related links.

Kids Book Review

Offers kids book reviews including author interviews and information on contributors, events and giveaways.

Kids Reads

Place on the web for kids to find info about their favorite books, series and authors.

Letters About Literature

Writing contest, sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, invites young readers to write a personal letter to an author describing how that author's work changed the reader's view of self or the world.


Offers online collection of fairy tales and fables some of which are Grimm Fairy Tales, Reddy Fox, and Adventures of Peter Rabbit.

Poetry Express

Poetry resources to help in writing poems. Includes tips and techniques, and examples. Kids

Online book information, games, and reading resources.


Offering reading resources including games, and story makers. Also includes shopping, and events calendar.

Stellar Awards

Offers detailed information about Stellar, provides online book list, and sponsor info.

Story Time for Me

Features free online children's stories narrated by professional actors and featuring word by word highlighting designed for improving reading skills.

Storybook Online Network

Provides information on a storytelling community for children, site includes collection of fiction, classic tales, interactive stories, as well as a lot more fun reading.

Teen Reads

Features particulars about the author interviews reading lists of books for teens, young adults, and even for those young at heart. Displays online poll, reviews, and newsletter.

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