Finding the right leveled book for your young reader can be a challenge. There are several different reading level systems that have been developed by the education field: ATOS or AR levels, Lexile Levels, Scholastic's Guided Reading Levels, and Recovery Reading Levels. Click here for a very helpful Leveling Resource Guide created by Enslow Book Publishing that compares the levels with the actual grade your child is in.
Need a great audiobook for the whole family?
Click here for a great list of audiobooks for Kids & Families, compiled by Audiofile Magazine.
Teen listeners and fans of YA literature can download two complete audiobooks every week in the summer for free on the Sync YA website.
There's also thousands of titles available for free with your library card through Overdrive.
"Find a Book, Colorado" is a fun and easy tool that allows parents to select books based on a Lexile measure and interests. This free search tool builds custom book lists for readers at all ability levels, and then allows readers to locate selections in the Bud Werner Library's Catalog.
1. Go to www.lexile.com/fab/colorado