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With so many books in each genre, it can be challenging to find the best books to use in the classroom. Booksource has combed through popular and classic children's literature and assembled the best books to enhance your next genre study.
African American Biographies Grades 3-6 See All

Bessie Coleman: Daring To Fly

Delivering Justice

Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale Of A Vocal Virtuosa

Hand In Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America

Josephine: The Dazzling Life Of Josephine Baker

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Athlete Biographies Grades 3-6 See All

Able To Play: Overcoming Physical Challenges

Henry Aaron's Dream

LeBron James

Lives Of The Athletes: Thrills, Spills (And What The Neighbors Thought)

Man Who Invented The Game Of Basketball: The Genius Of James Naismith, The

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Candlewick Biographies See All

Becoming Babe Ruth

Footwork: The Story Of Fred And Adele Astaire

Handel, Who Knew What He Liked

John Muir

Lady Liberty: A Biography

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Choose Your Adventure See All

Blood Island

By Balloon To The Sahara

Eighth Grade Witch

Escape From The Haunted Warehouse

Horror In Space

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Diverse Biographies Grades 3-6 See All

Amazing Travels Of Ibn Battuta, The

Diego Rivera: His World And Ours

El Chino

Frederick Douglass And The North Star

Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story From Afghanistan

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Douglas Florian See All

How To Draw A Dragon

In The Swim

Insectlopedia

Lizards, Frogs, And Polliwogs: Poems And Paintings

Mammalabilia

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Explorers And Adventurers See All

Adventures Of Marco Polo, The

Explore With John Cabot

Explore With Samuel De Champlain

Explorers Of North America

Fantastic Undersea Life Of Jacques Cousteau, The

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Folktales From Around The World See All

Chocolate Tree: A Mayan Folktale, The

Crane Wife, The

Empty Pot, The

Fat Cat: A Danish Folktale

Finn MacCool And The Giant's Causeway: An Irish Folk Tale

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Fractured Fairy Tales Grades 3-6 See All

Big Bad Detective Agency

Ella Enchanted

Fairy-Tale Detectives, The

Magician's Boy, The

Rapunzel: The One With All The Hair

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History's All-Stars See All

Babe Ruth

Crispus Attucks: Black Leader Of Colonial Patriots

Elizabeth Blackwell: Girl Doctor

Harry Houdini: Young Magician

John F. Kennedy

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Humorous Poetry Grades 3-6 See All

Forgive Me, I Meant To Do It: False Apology Poems

If You Were A Chocolate Mustache

If You're Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand

Insectlopedia

Mammalabilia

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I Am... See All

I Am Albert Einstein

I Am Cleopatra

I Am George Washington

I Am Harriet Tubman

I Am Helen Keller

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Inventors & Scientists Grades 3-6 See All

Always Inventing: A Photobiography Of Alexander Graham Bell

Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up The World

Frog Scientist, The

Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

Lives Of The Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (And What The Neighbors Thought)

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Jack Prelutsky See All

Frogs Wore Red Suspenders, The

Good Sports: Poems About Running, Jumping, Throwing, And More

It's Raining Pigs And Noodles

My Parents Think I'm Sleeping

New Kid On The Block, The

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Latino Biographies Grades 3-6 See All

Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers And Legends

Cesar Chavez

My Name Is Gabito: The Life Of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente: The Pride Of The Pittsburgh Pirates

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Lives Of... See All

Lives Of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (And What The Neighbors Thought)

Lives Of The Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (And What The Neighbors Thought)

Lives Of The Athletes: Thrills, Spills (And What The Neighbors Thought)

Lives Of The Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (And What The Neighbors Thought)

Lives Of The Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (And What The Neighbors Thought)

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Memoir Grades 3-6 See All

Boy On The Wooden Box: How The Impossible Became Possible... On Schindler's List, The

Good Fortune

How I Came To Be A Writer

Island Treasures: Growing Up In Cuba

My Life With The Chimpanzees

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Memoir Grades K-2 See All

Author: A True Story

Grandma's Records

Reaching For The Moon

Scraps Book: Notes From A Colorful Life, The

Trombone Shorty

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New Biography & Memoir Reads Grades 3-6 See All

28 Days: Moments In Black History That Changed The World

Ballots For Belva

Boy On The Wooden Box: How The Impossible Became Possible... On Schindler's List, The

Cleopatra

Fantastic Ferris Wheel, The

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New Fantasy & Science Fiction Grades 3-6 See All

Blackthorn Key, The

Boundless, The

Case Of The Battling Bots, The

Dreambender

Pip Bartlett's Guide To Magical Creatures

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New Historical Fiction Grades 3-6 See All

Curious World Of Calpurnia Tate, The

Duke

Gone Crazy In Alabama

Madman Of Piney Woods, The

Meaning Of Maggie, The

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New Humor Reads Grades 3-6 See All

Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur And The Invisible Inventor

Bird & Squirrel On The Edge

Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure, The

Fart Squad

Lost Treasure Of Little Snoring, The

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New Mystery Grades 3-6 See All

Big Bad Detective Agency

Case Of The Battling Bots, The

Case Of The Stolen Sixpence, The

Catch You Later, Traitor

Evil Spy School

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New Poetry Grades 3-6 See All

Amazing Faces

Booked

Death Of The Hat: A Brief History Of Poetry In 50 Objects, The

Edgar Allan Poe's Pie: Math Puzzlers In Classic Poems

I Saw An Invisible Lion Today: Quatrains

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New Realistic Fiction Grades 3-6 See All

Best Friend Battle, The

Center Of Everything, The

Desperate Adventures Of Zeno And Alya, The

Extra Yard, The

Honest Truth, The

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Poetry Anthologies Grades 3-6 See All

Falling Up

Kick In The Head: An Everyday Guide To Poetic Forms, A

Knock At A Star: A Child's Introduction To Poetry

No More Homework! No More Tests!

Poems I Wrote When No One Was Looking

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Science Poetry Grades 3-6 See All

At The Sea Floor Cafe: Odd Ocean Critter Poems

Older Than The Stars

One Big Rain: Poems For Every Season

Poetrees

Random Body Parts

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Shel Silverstein See All

Every Thing On It

Falling Up

Giraffe And A Half, A

Giving Tree, The

Light In The Attic, A

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Trickster Tales Grades 3-6 See All

Anansi The Spider: A Tale From The Ashanti

How The Stars Fell Into The Sky

Jabuti The Tortoise: A Trickster Tale From The Amazon

Love And Roast Chicken: A Trickster Tale From The Andes Mountains

Monkey And The Crocodile: A Jakata Tale From India, The

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Who Is...? Biographies See All

Who Is Bill Gates?

Who Is Dolly Parton?

Who Is George Lucas?

Who Is J. K. Rowling?

Who Is Jane Goodall?

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Who Was...? Biographies See All

Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

Who Was Amelia Earhart?

Who Was Betsy Ross?

Who Was Dr. Seuss?

Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?

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