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KidsReads is a website, designed for children aged 6–12,[1] containing information about children's books and authors, and some related games. The website was founded in 1996 by Carol Fitsgerald.[2] As of 2009, had a following of over 350,000 readers each month.[1] Its mascot is a worm named Booker T. Worm.[3]

The website received an A+ rating from Education World, an independent online research source for educators, in all areas from content to aesthetics and organization.[4] The organization described the site as " excellent resource and stimulus for readers in the elementary grades - offering lots of exciting information about authors and covers books from the classic to brand-new titles".[4]


  1. ^ a b "Kidsreads". The Book Report Network. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "About Us". Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Meet Booker T. Worm". Archived from the original on 19 May 2011. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "KidsReads Site Review". Education World. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 

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