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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.
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Accelerated Reader® Collections Accelerated Reader® Collections

Grades K-8
Increase independent reading practice with these Accelerated Reader-aligned collections. Download Title Lists with Accelerated Reader Levels:

Brain Bank Brain Bank

Grades K-5

Original Books and Independent Reading Activities That Bring Science and Social Studies to Life! Brain Bank, an independent reading program for Grades K-5, opens the vault to vocabulary, critical thinking, and content areas skills. These enticing science and social studies titles motivate students to read and ensure future success.

Brain Bank Guided Reading Brain Bank Guided Reading

Grades 2-5
Brain Bank Guided Reading supports content-area curriculum with social studies and science books, and supplements Guided Reading instruction with teaching materials for each title.

Everyday Literacy Everyday Literacy

Everyday Literacy is a game-changing program that uses simulated, real-world texts like restaurant menus, maps, ads, game directions, and web pages to take reading from the theoretical to the practical.

When students connect the dots to everyday life, their interest increases—and so does their reading success.

Fountas & Pinnell Super Reading Block Kit Fountas & Pinnell Super Reading Block Kit

Grades K-6
Authored by Fountas & Pinnell, Guided Reading Text Types and Everyday Literacy grade-level kits each include everything you need for the best in small group and whole class instruction. Both of these great products are now packaged together, offering the best value for covering a wide range of instructional needs.

Guided Reading Guided Reading

Grades K-6
Motivate ALL of your students with an enormous range of outstanding leveled books! Every title is supported with effective teaching strategies to help all children become independent readers who love to read.

Guided Reading Content Areas Program Guided Reading Content Areas Program

Save 10% off any Text Types, Fiction, Content Areas, and en espanol Guided Reading Grade Level Set!*
Enhance students' knowledge in Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics and build reading skills! Fill your guided reading sessions with rich content while you develop essential vocabulary, build background knowledge, and develop strategic reading skills.
*Offer valid through 8/31/2014.

Investigators Investigators

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Grades K-5
The Investigators series is a unique set of science readers and inquiry-based instruction for the 21st Century classroom that features interactive whiteboard technology for grade K-5.
*Offer valid through 8/31/2013.

Lexile Leveled Content Area Libraries Lexile Leveled Content Area Libraries

Grades K-8
Expand content area knowledge and vocabulary with new leveled collections! Organized by Lexile level, each of these 20-book collections builds on the success of our popular Lexile Leveled Libraries with age-appropriate content area trade books that students at different reading levels can read successfully and enjoy.

Lexile Leveled Libraries II Lexile Leveled Libraries II

Grades K-8
Organized by Lexile level, each of these 20 book collections builds on the success of our popular Lexile Leveled Libraries I with new selections of contemporary, classic and award winning trade books, both fiction and nonfiction.

Lexile Leveled Packs Lexile Leveled Packs

Grades K-8
Lexile Packs include 60 books: 20 titles each from Lexile Leveled Libraries I, II, and Lexile Leveled Content Areas.

Middle School Classroom Collections Middle School Classroom Collections

Grades 6-9
Choose from four great collections!

  • Nonfiction Libraries
  • Favorite Authors
  • Treasury of Books
  • Award Winners

  • Nell K. Duke Presents Buzz About IT! Nell K. Duke Presents Buzz About IT!

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    Grades K-2
    Introduce students to informational text with teacher-directed lessons written by researcher and informational text expert Nell K. Duke.
    *Offer valid through 8/31/2013.

    Nonfiction Collections Nonfiction Collections

    Grades K-8
    Compelling nonfiction that will keep kids reading for fun! Over a dozen bestselling collections on sale!

    Nonfiction, STEM, & Informational Text Collections Nonfiction, STEM, & Informational Text Collections

    Do your students need more nonfiction and informational text for independent reading? Are your students excited about reading nonfiction text? Educators agree that reading nonfiction is essential for reading achievement. Now you can share exceptional text with all of your students in grades K-8 and ensure that your classroom library has an extensive range of nonfiction.

    On The Record On The Record

    Grade 8
    The remarkable and harrowing stories in On the Record™ share the achievements of reporters, scientists, writers, athletes, soldiers, and artists, and will encourage students to record their own experiences and voices. Based on Dr. Alfred Tatum’s four social justice platforms and Erin Gruwell’s classroom-tested ELA strategies, On the Record™ speaks to kids about character issues—resiliency, engaging others, building capacity, and defining who they are as individuals.

    ReadAbout: Content Area Library ReadAbout: Content Area Library

    Grades 3-8
    This collection of popular informational books helps students read nonfiction effectively and independently. Students will learn something new every day with authentic literature, as they extract meaning from carefully leveled science and social studies texts. Each title comes with a detailed comprehension skills teaching card.

    Ready-To-Go Classroom Libraries Ready-To-Go Classroom Libraries

    Grades K-8

    Students will be ready to read with Ready-To-Go, a convenient, cost-effective way to build a classroom library from the ground up. Challenging student activities are comprehensive, and help to provide essential practice in the careful reading of award-winning books.


    Grades 6-7
    Developed by Jeffrey Wilhelm and Laura Robb, XBOOKS is a collection of compelling nonfiction titles—both print and digital—for middle school readers. Ideal for Common Core aligned ELA classrooms, its content relates to exciting science and social studies topics in a complex text continuum.

    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.

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