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Literature for Children course, ED 2133: Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8

A study of literature written for children from preschool to sixth grade. The course is designed to acquaint the student with the best forms of literature for children and to develop standards of judgment in the selection of reading materials for children

Audiobooks and print books are arranged by recommended grade levels, then author last name.  
Book series that begin in one grade level will be completed in that grade level, even as the characters age, such as Harry Potter.

Use the Archway catalog to search by title or author.
 

Grade K-2

K-2 books include easy reader chapter books.  For beginning readers also consider picture books in Stories, Show-Me and Missouri Building Block award shelving. Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winners and nominees are also shelved here.  Fly Guy and Mercy Watson are two of the many series available for 4 week check out.

Grade 3-5

Grades 3-5 books are self guided chapters books.  This area also includes the Mark Twain Award winners and nominees whose purpose is to provide Missouri children in grades four through eight with their very own source to enrich their lives through reading.  Series included are Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Magic Tree House.

Grade 6-8

Books for those in middle school are shelved in grades 6-8.  This area also includes the Mark Twain Award winners and nominees whose purpose is to provide Missouri children in grades four through eight with their very own source to enrich their lives through reading. These series include Harry Potter and Lemony Snicket.