Rich and Diverse Literature Collection

Fiction

Fiction books feature a range of culturally diverse characters portrayed using a variety of artistic styles to give children opportunities to meet new "friends" with whom they share both likenesses and differences. Here are a few samples:

stopBuggingMe
sillyStew
lucyAndCopito
changes
myBrothersNewScooter
gettingReadyForKindergarden
chloeGetsReadyForSchool

Nonfiction

Nonfiction books feature colorful photography and fascinating facts to support childrens' interests while building vocabulary and knowledge. Here are a few samples:

pushAndPull
whatIsWeather
crawlingCreatures
abcsOfFood
travelingAcrossTheTundra
mammalFunFacts
hoppersJumpers
spidersScorpionsWorms

Trade

The trade title collection features familiar and beloved stories that include classics and award-winning literature. Here are a few samples:

notQuiteNarwhal
peteTheCat
sameSameButDifferent
mostMagnificentThing
theThreeLittleFish
aChairForMyMother
ifYouGiveAMouse
samanthaOnARoll

Story Folders

Each of the 14 Story Folders includes full-color magnetic story props along with an English and Spanish story script for an interactive storytelling adventure. Invite children to use the props for story retelling at Practice Centers. Here are a few samples:

theIguanaInLavenderSocks
bettyBeetlesBirthdayBash
NanasBirthdaySurprise
maryHadALittleLamb
itsNotEasyBeingATroll
kateTheChameleon
theLionAndTheMouse

Listening Library

The Listening Library includes 12 Read-Aloud literature selections (2 copies each) reduced to a smaller size for children to hold and turn pages while listening to an audio recording of the story. Here are a few samples:

families
whatWillYouCreate
victorSeaTurtle
iAmAMammal
sensationalSens
passItOn
isItAlive

Developmental Storybooks

This collection features six stories (2 per book) using a tabletop flip book style. Children view illustrations on the front side of each page while the teacher reads story text on back. Each story offers text at three developmental levels in English and Spanish.

rapunzel
umpelstiltsk
theTreeBillyGoatsGruff
theThreeLittlePigs
theEnormousTurnip
littleRedHen

Little Books

The Little Book collection offers 10 pre-emergent readers (6 copies each) with thematic vocabulary and story lines. Each book offers a simple, predictable text pattern in a rebus format. Children practice book handling skills while gaining exposure to frequent “everyday” words during small-group instruction.

myClassroom
iSeeGiants
iCanMove
theBeach
insectsJump
birds
lizardsLikeToEat
iCan
weather
whatIsThis

Video E-Books

Video e-books offer children virtual "field trip" experiences during Read-Aloud lessons as they explore wildlife in Africa, visit rainforests in South America, explore the stages of constructing a building from the ground up, and take a deep dive beneath the sea.

seaLife
placesAroundTheWorld
underConstruction