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Navigating solutions to the nine most common classroom library gaps is easy. We know the demands of achieving Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) can be a source of ongoing pressure, and we want to help. Regardless of the kind of program you’ve implemented, Scholastic Classroom Books has materials that are sure to meet your specific needs.  We can help you meet Access to Print requirements and fulfill your AYP and program goals. Our products meet the most pressing needs in classrooms today.  Click on the tabs below to find products to fill the most common gaps found in today’s classroom libraries.
About the NonFiction Gap
College & Career Readiness Lexile® Band Collections College & Career Readiness Lexile® Band Collections

Advance reading achievement and expand your classroom library with the recommended Lexile bands for Grades 2-8. Two collections available! There is a 50-book" fiction and a 50-book nonfiction collection.

Fact Room Fact Room

The Scholastic Fact Room is filled with over 2,400 books in more than 20 nonfiction and informational text genres! Meet and exceed the demands of the CCSS with a broad range of text across content areas, easy implementation strategy suggestions, and reading activities for every area of the classroom!

Guided Reading Nonfiction, 2nd Edition Guided Reading Nonfiction, 2nd Edition

Motivate ALL of your students with an enormous range of outstanding leveled books from Scholastic Guided Reading Programs! Every title is supported with effective teaching strategies to help all children become independent readers who love to read.
(Offer valid through 5/31/2015.)

Guided Reading Short Reads Guided Reading Short Reads

Motivate ALL of your students with an enormous range of outstanding leveled books from Scholastic Guided Reading Programs! Every title is supported with effective teaching strategies to help all children become independent readers who love to read.

Guided Reading: Making It Work Guided Reading: Making It Work

Learn how to manage flexible groups, match books to student needs, incorporate phonics, and more. Two experienced teachers share tips on how to make guided reading work in any classroom.

Info Text Continuum Info Text Continuum

Programs and Resources to build critical content-area knowledge from kindergarten through middle-school.

Informational Text Collections for PreK-Gr. 1 Informational Text Collections for PreK-Gr. 1

Increase reading practice and independent reading achievement.
Grades PreK-Gr. 1
Research by Dr. Nell Duke and others reveals the importance of offering a wide selection of informational text in the primary grades and the positive impact it has on reading achievement. Provide all students with important foundational concepts related to social studies, life science, math, physical science, and more! See over 20 collections of Informational Text and Nonfiction for PreK-Grade 1.

Investigators Investigators

INVESTIGATORS is a series of nonfiction books, interactive whiteboard technology, and instructional materials that are designed to work in a 21st Century classroom. Your students learn through narrative nonfiction and interactive activities that empower them to think like scientists.

It's Not Complicated! What I Know for Sure About Helping Our Students of Color Become Successful Readers It's Not Complicated! What I Know for Sure About Helping Our Students of Color Become Successful Readers

The book showcases renowned educator Phyllis Hunter’s pivotal guidance for administrators, teachers, parents, and concerned citizens about how best to serve the literacy needs of students of color.

New! Teaching Comprehension with Nonfiction Read Alouds Collection New! Teaching Comprehension with Nonfiction Read Alouds Collection

Reading aloud is a useful tool in many classrooms. With Scholastic’s new collection, Teaching Comprehension with Nonfiction Read Alouds, teachers will have a powerful set of read aloud lessons plus authentic literature to teach the essential comprehension skills required for reading nonfiction.

Next Generation Science Standards Collections Next Generation Science Standards Collections

With the recent release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), educators are searching for books that fulfill the three dimensions of the NGSS: Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Crosscutting Concepts. The NGSS are derived from an evidence-based foundation of research, and focus on scientific practice as well as on content. Each of the exciting grade-level collections for Gr. K-5 includes 50 books, 1 copy of each title. The Collection for Gr. 6-8 contains 60 books, 1 copy of each title. A title list that identifies the Next Generation Science Standard for each title is included with every collection.

Paired Fiction & Nonfiction Paired Fiction & Nonfiction

Reading expert, Deanne Camp, shows how matching two high-interest books-one fiction and one nonfiction-on the same topic can boost students' engagement and comprehension in any subject area.

Scholastic Text Sets Scholastic Text Sets

Build proficient readers of informational text. Each collection offers an anchor text, read aloud, and books for independent reading, all on a single science or social studies topic. Includes teacher support on conducting a close reading of a text. Each collection has 55 books.

STEM Libraries STEM Libraries

Advance the learning of tomorrow’s innovators!
Integrate science, technology, engineering, and math into daily reading practice with a wide variety of content area titles. Provide cross-disciplinary opportunities to read independently.

Teaching Comprehension With Nonfiction Read Alouds Teaching Comprehension With Nonfiction Read Alouds

In this thoughtful new resource, a master teacher shares her framework for presenting powerful read-aloud lessons that teach students the comprehension skills they need to read nonfiction. You'll learn how to plan and present interactive read alouds of newspaper or magazines articles, textbooks, informational books, and lots more.

Nonfiction Classroom Books

State standards increasingly expect students to be able to read, write, and learn from nonfiction books and current estimates show that fifty percent to eighty percent of the reading passages in standardized tests are nonfiction. A lack of nonfiction is the most common deficit in classroom libraries. They should consist of forty to sixty percent nonfiction books, including a variety of genres such as biographies and autobiographies, history, reference and informational texts, that will give students the experience they need to succeed in an information age.