Kids love seeing themselves in the stories they read. Did you know NoveList has a variety of appeal terms you can use to search for book recommendations to meet your students’ needs?
NoveList makes book recommendations. You will still need to look to your school or public library to check out the books. [NoveList is an index of titles but not the books themselves.] Or look at TeenBookCloud to see if the titles are there [which is digital books to be read online].
You can find NoveList at Kentucky Virtual Library’s website. Use the appeal term and then narrow your audience to the age range you need.
Away from school, you will need to log in. Use your school email address to request the ID and password for KYVL.org.
Here’s just a handful of some of the appeal terms you can use, from the NoveList librarians. Check out the blog post from the NoveList librarians
“Our Diversity appeals, which appear on titles at all age levels, are a good place to start. Here’s a quick rundown: