NoveList K-8 Plus

Created especially for children and the adults who work with them, NoveList K-8 Plus is an online database of reading recommendations which encourages reader success. Featuring an easy-to-use interface, kids can use NoveList K-8 Plus to find just the right books for their reading levels and interests, while parents, teachers and librarians can use it to find valuable teaching resources that will engage young readers.

Features Include:

  • Expert recommendations for kids’ fiction and nonfiction 
  • Complete series information
  • Appeal language to describe books
  • Read-alike information
  • Professional book reviews
  • Reader ratings and reviews
  • Recommended Reads lists
  • Award winner lists
  • Book discussion guides
  • Teaching guides
  • Common Core support
  • Lexile numbers

Benefits Include:

  • Recommendations crafted by librarians and teachers
  • “On The Shelf” feature shows titles available at your library
  • Popular, professional and reader reviews all in one place
  • Browsing by topic, grade, Lexile level and more
  • Hundreds of reading lists, such as “Top 10” and “Best of”
  • Extensive “How Do I?” tab links to common FAQs
  • Downloadable quick lists of recommended books by topic
  • Common Core documents, articles, guides and more by grade/unit

Covering both fiction and nonfiction titles for younger readers, NoveList K-8 Plus is the most comprehensive and trusted reading recommendation database available.

NoveList's expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books.Our hand-crafted recommendations are created by professionals, so you can trust them to be high-quality. We tell you who wrote a recommendation and why the recommendation makes sense.

Appeals factors are a signature feature of NoveList -- they help us match readers with their perfect books. Do you like funny, fast-paced mysteries? Or detailed mysteries with a lot of intrigue? The appeal language in NoveList will help you identify books that fit your style.

Education and literacy support

NoveList K-8 Plus includes Common Core Connections, specially designed guides for teachers that match books to specific Common Core standards. It also helps teachers and students identify nonfiction texts that are just right for their reading level. Users can search by Lexile, subject, and grade level. Learn more about Common Core and NoveList.