Teachers@Random - Teaching guides from Random House. This site has a monthly calendar which will help you to choose books related to seasonal events. There are also author biographies and lists of award winning books.
Texas Librarian - "Connecting Books, Reading Strategies and Lesson Plans for PreK-5 Librarians". This site also has nice lists of titles for the months of the year.
Book Related Printables - Links to sites for printable activities for mainly early elementary level books. From the BookLoons web site.
Children's Book Breaks - Craft ideas, bookmarks,
and writing paper templates for early elementary children's books such as Arthur, Clifford, and others.
Reading Rockets - a project to promote reading by early elementary age students. It is a collaboration between PBS and just about every other group concerned with early literacy. There is a section for librarians which may be found on the menu choice For Other Professionals. There are also a large number of articles - some with teaching activities.
AdLit - All about adolescent literacy. This site is for teachers and parents of students in grades 4 - 12. There are sections on classroom strategies, and videos so that you can see these strategies in action.
Books R4 Teens - Book summaries, teaching ideas, related media and texts, and
links to related web sites. This site is by the University of Texas at Austin.
Page by Page: Creating a Children's Book - This
excellent site takes you step by step through the creation of the book Zoom Upstream, written by
Tim Wynn-Jones and illustrated by Eric Beddows. The site visitor will learn how the author got his
ideas, how the illustrator drew the pictures, and how the publishing company prepared the
manuscript for publication. By the National Library of Canada.
Leaves of Gold - An introduction to medieval illustrated manuscripts. The
Learning Center has teaching ideas. This site is by the Philadelphia Museum of Art.