EDUC717: Children's Literature & Other Materials for Teaching Reading
Use this tutorial powerpoint to help you navigate children's literature resources at Cook Library.
If your section of EDUC 717 is working with the librarian Claire Holmes, you may be assigned to complete this tutorial.
A list of suggested culturally responsive children's books, along with their library call numbers. Books are found on the 4th floor of Cook Library in the Children's/Young Adult Collection.
This list of keywords will help you search more effectively for culturally relevant children's books in Cook Library as well as other libraries.
A list of suggested titles of wordless children's picture books, along with their library call numbers. Books are found on the 4th floor of Cook Library in the Children's/Young Adult collection.
Provides an easy to understand listing of Dewey Decimal Classification numbers and what they mean.
A guide to finding children's/young adult NONFICTION in Cook Library's collection.
Cook Library Location: Reference |PN1009.A1G48
Cook Library Location: Reference |PN1009.A1G4815
Cook Library Location: Reference |PN1009.A1B453
Cook Library Location: Reference |PN1009.A1.M44
The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) offers more than 280,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 36 review sources. Books are searchable by interest level and reading level.
Only winners included; search by topic, age, gender, multicultural and more.
Includes the following journals: Book Links, Booklist, Childhood Education, Children's Literature, Children's Literature in Education, Horn Book Magazine, Knowledge Quest, Language Arts, Multimedia Schools, Publisher's Weekly, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, Science and Schildren, and Teacher Librarian.
Enter a Lexile measure, select particular reader interests, and find books that fit the perameters. English and Spanish.
The ICDL contains more than 10,000 digitized children's books in 54 languages from 166 countries.?á Useful for both children and researchers in international children’s literature.
Geared to readers in grades 6-12, includes more than 460 popular, high school magazines; 50,000 biographies; and 60,000 primary sources. Searchable by lexile.
Content includes more than 50 elementary school magazines, geared to readers in grades 1-6. Searchable by lexile.
Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.
TeachingBooks provides access to authors, illustrators and book resources, and is designed for teachers to generate enthusiasm for books and reading. Content includes author interviews; in-studio movies of authors and illustrators; audio excerpts of professional book readings; thematic booklists for teachers; book awards; and links to children's and young adult literature.
Wikipedia's list of prestigious annual children's literature awards.
Extensive lists of books for children and young adults.
Maryland's Black Eyed Susan Book Award winners.
Wikipedia's list of Caldecott Award winning books.
Wikipedia's list of CSK Award winning books.
Wikipedia's list of Newbery Award winning books.
Winners selected by the National Council of Teachers of English.
Wikipedia's list of Printz award winning YA literature.
Wikipedia's list of Pura Belpre award winning literature for children and young adults.
Lists the Mike Morgan & Larry Roman's Children's and Young Adult Literature Awards.
Ten books are awarded the Alex Award each year. Alex Awards are given to books written for adults that also appeal to readers aged 12 to 18.
The original daring librarian blog.
"Learning happens here."
Blog about Children's and Young Adult literature written by a Baltimore Library Consultant.
Guide to children's literature blogs.
The Celebrating All of Us project compiles a book list, literature-based lesson plans and other resources for educators, therapy providers and parents to use in an effort to enhance the inclusion of young children with disabilities in their neighborhood schools and communities through similarities awareness.
The Center for Applied Special Technology, CAST, is a source for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) information and lesson plans.
The State Curriculum is the document that aligns the Maryland Content Standards and the Maryland Assessment Program and will be available in a number of formats for teachers, central office staff, students, parents, and the other stakeholders.
The mission of the International Reading Association is to promote reading by continuously advancing the quality of literacy instruction and research worldwide.
Free classroom resources, including lesson plans and learning activities.
UDL is a flexible approach to curriculum design that offers all learners full and equal opportunities to learn.
Professional development resource for teachers.
Contains 15 full text journals plus news of interest to literacy educators.
A website devoted to teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle.
The ReadWriteThink mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.
Musical resources (children's songs, lyrics, sound clips and teaching suggestions) to teach content across the curriculum.
A collection of story books read aloud by Screen Actors Guild actors.