We want to help create motivated and engaged young readers. This blog is about children's and YA literature (especially New Zealand), literacy research, and ways to get, and keep, kids reading.
Do you live in a big city, small town, or out in the country? Do you have a major children's bookshop just down the road, or do you have to travel for hours? Do book reps knock on your door day and night, or do you never see them? No matter where you live, you can have access to a large choice of children's books for your library, just by going online.
Wheeler's Books Online have recently revamped their website. It is now an easy-to-search site that can help you to locate some of the books that you are looking for. Wheeler's has a large number of books from a variety of publishers, so can be a good starting place for your search.
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You can also register with Wheeler's for free, and buy online. Follow the links under "Teachers and School Librarians".
There are also a number of other bookshops and publishers sites that are worth having a look at. Here are some more to try:
The Children's Bookshop, Kilbirnie
Jabberwocky Children's Bookshop
If you have used an online book-seller with success, please let us know in the comments.
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