This is the time of year I’m desperately trying to update my summer reading recommendations after a year filled with fantastic books. Here’s a wonderful ” if you enjoyed… you might also like…” list. I’m sharing this one with my families.
Recently, I had numerous students finish a favorite series and ask for recommendations for other books. My assistant and I had aspirations for creating new genre posters with recommendations for various books but realized that creating a bookmark might be an appealing alternative.
I created new readers advisory bookmarks for my students who need ideas for similar books to their favorites.
I was quite grateful to find this webpage: http://www.ilsa.lib.ia.us/readadvice.htm#bookmarks – really connected well with our idea and helped me think of how to set up bookmarks in different ways and also be as simplistic as possible.
The first one I worked on was book recommendations similar to Jacqueline Wilson’s style.
There are always great sites as well, just trying to provide a quick recommendation source. Sometimes it is helpful to refer students to a bookmark on hand versus sending students to a webpage. I already provide some recommendations online…
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