Book clubs, book discussion groups, and literature circles are popular with all ages. These sites will help students find books to read. Students will also find tips for running their own book club. eThemes resources include information on literature circles and many award winning book lists.
Author interviews, book trailers, and discussion activites are provided to promote the Truman Readers Award. Extension activities are given as well as interactives for several of the nominees. Contact information may be useful for students wanting to write to a particular author.
These sites explain the benefits of using literature circles to have students discuss books. Includes tips and handouts on how to organize the groups, how to lead discussions, and how to assess student participation. Learn about the different student roles and their discussion duties.
These sites have booklists for young adults. The lists were compiled by teachers, librarians, and students. The books would be appropriate for middle school and high school students. Some of the lists are divided into genres.