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Reading Resources

California School Library Standards

California Department of Education: School Library Standards – provides tools and resources for achiving the state standards for libraries

Model School Library Standards for California Public Schools: Kindergarden through grade Twelve – California State Standards enumerated by grade

Recommended Reading

Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain by Maryanne Wolf

Proust and the Squid is an extraordinary scientific exploration of how people learn to read.  It is fascinating and understandable for readers with or without a scientific background.  This is an invaluable guide for teachers, parents, and librarians teaching literacy skills to children.

Professional Development Resources for Librarians

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

California School LIbrary Association (CSLA)


Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Evaluating Online Information – learn how to tell if the information you have found is from a quality, reputable source

Great Sites to explore

Read.gov – the Library of Congress site dedicated to promoting literacy for all ages

Project Gutenberg – more than 45,000 free, public domain ebooks

Librivox – free audiobooks, public domain books read by volunteers

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