Book Collection Discovery Tool

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Author:Voiland, Adam
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Visualizing
Content AreasScience, Social Studies
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreConcept, Informational Text, Wordless
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Ada Twist, Scientist
Author:Beaty, Andrea
Classroom CultureSetting and Achieving Goals, Taking Risks and Making Mistakes
CollectionK Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions, Summarizing
Content AreasScience
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, K
Story ElementsMain Idea/Theme, Problem/Solution, Sequencing
Writing and LanguageRhyme, Vocabulary
Aesop's Fables
Author:Pirotta, Saviour
Collection2nd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreFairy Tale/Folk Tale/Fable/Myth
Comprehension StrategiesInferring
Story ElementsCentral message or moral
Classroom CultureFeeling and Showing Empathy, Teamwork and Cooperation
Agua
Author:Ferrada, Maria Jose
Classroom CultureFeeling and Showing Empathy
Collection1st Mentor Text
Comprehension StrategiesInferring, Visualizing
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2
OtherFull Text also in Spanish
Story ElementsMain Idea/Theme, Point of view, Setting
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language
All the Way to Havana
Author:Engle, Margarita
Collection3rd Mentor Text
Grade LevelGrade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Comprehension StrategiesSummarizing
Story ElementsSetting
Writing and LanguageFigurative Language, Vocabulary
Classroom CultureSetting and Achieving Goals
Alma and How She Got Her Name
Author:Martinez-Neal, Juana
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections
Content AreasSocial Studies
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Grade LevelGrade 1
Story ElementsCharacter development, Main Idea/Theme
Writing and LanguageGreat Beginnings, Opinion/Argument
Alvin Ailey
Author:Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Collection2nd Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesSummarizing
Content AreasArt, Social Studies
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreMemoir/Biography, Narrative Nonfiction
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
OtherAuthor Study
Story ElementsMain Idea/Theme, Sequencing
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language
Another
Author:Robinson, Christian
CollectionK Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions, Inferring
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreFantasy, Wordless
Grade LevelGrade 1, K
Story ElementsSequencing, Setting
Anything But Ordinary Addie
Author:Rockliff, Mara
Collection2nd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreMemoir/Biography
Story ElementsCharacter development
Content AreasSocial Studies
Classroom CultureTaking Risks and Making Mistakes
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Apex Predators
Author:Jenkins, Steve
Collection2nd Mentor Text
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenreInformational Text
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions
Content AreasScience
Info Txt StructuresDescription, Compare & Contrast
Info Txt FeaturesKey Words, Headings, Captions
Around the World Who's Been Here?
Author:George, Lindsay George
Collection3rd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 3
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions
Story ElementsSetting
Content AreasScience, Social Studies
Writing and LanguageVocabulary
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Info Txt FeaturesKey Words, Captions
Arriba en el huerto y abajo en la tierra
Author:Messner, Kate
Classroom CultureSetting and Achieving Goals, Teamwork and Cooperation
Collection1st Mentor Text
Comprehension StrategiesInferring, Visualizing
Content AreasScience
Fiction/NonfictionFiction, Nonfiction
GenreNarrative Nonfiction, Realistic
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Info Txt FeaturesGlossary
Info Txt StructuresCompare & Contrast, Description, Sequence & Order
OtherFull Text also in Spanish
Story ElementsSequencing, Setting
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language, Great Beginnings, Vocabulary
Atentamente, Ricitos de oro
Author:Ada, Alma Flor
Collection2nd Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions, Inferring, Making Connections, Summarizing, Synthesizing
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreFairy Tale/Folk Tale/Fable/Myth, Fantasy
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
OtherAuthor Study, Full Text also in Spanish
Story ElementsPoint of view
Aunt Flossie's Hats (and Crab Cakes Later)
Author:Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreHistorical
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Asking Questions
Story ElementsMain Idea/Theme
Content AreasSocial Studies
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language
Classroom CultureMaintaining Positive Relationships
Back to School
Author:Ajmera, Maya
Classroom CultureCitizenship
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions
Content AreasSocial Studies
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreInformational Text
Grade LevelGrade 1, K
Info Txt FeaturesCaptions
Info Txt StructuresDescription
OtherAuthor Study
Baloney (Henry P.)
Author:Scieszka, Jon
Collection3rd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenreFantasy
Comprehension StrategiesVisualizing, Synthesizing
Story ElementsProblem/Solution, Sequencing, Setting, Main Idea/Theme
Content AreasScience
Writing and LanguageOpinion/Argument, Descriptive Language, Word Play
Batman La historia del caballero oscuro
Author:Cosentino, Ralph
Collection2nd Mentor Text
Comprehension StrategiesSummarizing
Content AreasScience
Fiction/NonfictionFiction, Nonfiction
GenreFantasy, How To
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Info Txt FeaturesHeadings
Info Txt StructuresCause & Effect, Description
Bats Around the Clock
Author:Appelt, Kathi
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 1
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreFantasy, Concept
Comprehension StrategiesVisualizing
Story ElementsSequencing
Content AreasMath, Music
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language, Rhyme, Alliteration, Word Play
Be My Neighbor
Author:Ajmera, Maya and Ivanko, John D.
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelK, Grade 1, Grade 2
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenreInformational Text
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Asking Questions
Content AreasSocial Studies
Classroom CultureCitizenship
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Info Txt FeaturesHeadings, Captions
Bear's Book
Author:Freedman, Claire
Classroom CultureMaintaining Positive Relationships, Setting and Achieving Goals
CollectionK Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Summarizing
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreFantasy
Grade LevelGrade 1, K
Story ElementsMain Idea/Theme, Problem/Solution
Writing and LanguageBooks about Writing, Descriptive Language, Great Beginnings
Beastly Verse
Author:Yoon, Joohee
Collection3rd Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenrePoetry/Song
Comprehension StrategiesInferring, Visualizing
Content AreasScience, Art
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language, Vocabulary, Rhyme, Word Play
Before John Was a Jazz Giant
Author:Weatherford, Carole Boston
CollectionK Read Aloud Small
Grade LevelK, Grade 1
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
GenreMemoir/Biography
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections, Inferring, Visualizing
Content AreasSocial Studies, Music
Writing and LanguageDescriptive Language, Vocabulary
Classroom CultureSetting and Achieving Goals
Info Txt StructuresDescription
Before She Was Harriet
Author:Cline-Ransome, Lesa
Collection3rd Mentor Text
Grade LevelGrade 2, Grade 3
Fiction/NonfictionNonfiction
OtherAuthor Study
GenrePoetry/Song, Memoir/Biography
Comprehension StrategiesMaking Connections
Content AreasSocial Studies
Classroom CultureCitizenship
Benji, the Bad Day, and Me
Author:Pla, Sally J.
Classroom CultureFeeling and Showing Empathy, Maintaining Positive Relationships, Understanding and Managing Emotions
Collection1st Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesAsking Questions, Summarizing
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Grade LevelGrade 1, K
Story ElementsCharacter development, Problem/Solution
Best Friends in the Universe
Author:Watson, Stephanie
Classroom CultureMaintaining Positive Relationships, Teamwork and Cooperation
Collection2nd Read Aloud Small
Comprehension StrategiesSummarizing
Fiction/NonfictionFiction
GenreRealistic
Grade LevelGrade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Story ElementsPoint of view, Problem/Solution
Writing and LanguageBooks about Writing