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Lexile Levels: Griffin Free now has a Lexile reading system where kids can match their reading level to books on hand. Just check out the Lexile score on each book and your child will get the right level of challenge and fun!
And if you just wish to stop by and browse, we have kids covered with our outstanding selection of materials. Our collection contains:
Board books, great for infants and toddlers to interact with books
Picture books for family reading, organized and labeled by subject to help children find their favorites!
Phonics learning kits and “read-along” sets
Beginning readers and chapter books
Junior Fiction at many levels from beginner to advanced
Classic children’s literature
Non-fiction and biography
Children’s magazines, audiobooks, and movies
Links for children and parents!
Here are a few fun web links to get you started on exploring the Internet. We hope to add to these over time, so please share your favorites with us.
Common Sense Media – Provides reviews of books, movies, TV and games. Three reviews at a time are free.
Batch of Books – A blog dedicated to “bookish things” including reviews.
Kids-In-Mind – Provides parents with objective and complete information about a film’s content so that they can decide, based on their own value system, whether they should watch a movie with or without their kids, or at all.
Working Mother – The website of the magazine – designed with the latest tips and advice for working moms.
Kids Health – A comprehensive look at health topics that affect children, designed for parents to understand easily.
Dr. Toy – Reviews on toys and other products for kids, focusing on safety and educational aspects along with entertainment value. A great site to help with your holiday shopping!
Fun Brain – Educational games and leisure-time fun for kids.
PBS Kids – The online hub of the Public Broadcasting System, featuring lots of great information and activities.
Fact Monster – Homework help and general reference information in all subjects.