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January 2004
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Book Discussion Guides
Discussion guides to popular young readers' titles, plus good links.
Grade Level: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

http://www.multcolib.org/talk/guides.html

CONTENT:
This site, from the Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon, features a large collection of book discussion guides for all grade levels.
AESTHETICS:
This is a simple primarily text design with the guide titles listed as an index.
ORGANIZATION:
There is a navigation menu at the right side that points to the various areas of the site. Discussion guides are listed as an alphabetical index on the main page.

REVIEW:
Language Arts teachers or anyone looking to start an after-school book club will find this site to be a great resource. Book discussion guides for more than one hundred and thirty books on a wide variety of topics and grade levels are available. Each guide includes a summary and questions for discussion. Included at the site are links to discussion guidelines, a list of guides for the Young Reader's Choice awards books, and a list of universal book discussion questions.

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