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CIED 4012: Integration of Literacy: Books and Databases

Resources on literacy in the K-12 curriculum, on audio books, and about creating web pages and online audio centers.

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Guide to Recommend Children's Books and Media to Use with Every Elementary Subject, 2d edition
by Kathryn I. Matthew and Joy L. Lowe. 2010.  CML 011.62 M437g 2010

Exhaustive, one-stop resource for any librarian or teacher seeking to meet current national educational standards and integrate high-quality children’s literature into everyday learning. Detail on over 1,200 books, videos, software, CDs, DVDs and Web sites.

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Find more books like this by searching the Online Catalog.  Useful search terms:

Interdisciplinary approach in education
Unit Method of Teaching
Language Arts (Elementary)—Activity Programs
Young Adult Literature

ETL Biographies

We provide many bibliographies of books for grades K-12, some with DVDs and other educational resources.  Some are online as  ETL LibGuides, others have yet to be digitalized. Ask ETL staff for copies. Sample lists:

  • Alphabet Books
  • Art Education
  • Banned & Challenged Books
  • Beginning Readers
  • Bullying at School
  • Caldecott  Winners & Honors
  • Family Books (Babies, Adoption, Brothers & Sisters, Parents, Grandparents)
  • Historical Fiction
  • Holiday & Seasonal Books (Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Winter, Christmas, New Year, etc.)
  • Music Education
  • Newbery Medal Winners & Honors
  • Pop-Up and Movable Books
  • Predictable Books
  • Sequoyah Award masterlists
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Sequoyah Award books
  • STEM Books
  • Wordless Books


Several databases and online bibliographies are useful for creating book lists.  Try using these keywords with databases:

Thematic units
Thematic texts
Thematic unit bibliography