Links for Parents


Based on the Book

The Mid Continent Public Library in Missouri has compiled over 1,250 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures. Lots of fun for families… read the book, and then rent the movie.

Book Pals Storyline

A Web site sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild that features online streaming videos of a variety of celebrities reading quality picture books to children. Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson plans.

International Children’s Digital Library

Creating a link to the best in children’s literature available online free of charge This digital library of outstanding children’s books has collected books from around the world to support communities of children.

¡Colorín Colorado!

A bilingual site for parents and teachers of English language learners that provides information, activities and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families.

Read Kiddo Read

A Web site dedicated to making kids readers for life… sponsored by author James Patterson this site gathers the crème de la crème of great books for kids. Features reviews, lists of high quality books, games, interviews and 12 Tried and True Ways to Get Your   Kiddos  Reading.

Reading Is Fundamental

Tips and activity ideas to help motivate kids to read. Website is in English and Spanish. Includes read-along stories and songs, parent guides, bilingual activity books that can be downloaded, booklists, and much more.

The Sacramento County Public Library

Do you have a library card from the Sacramento Public Library? It’s   easy and the best school supply you can provide your child.