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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 K-2 See All

Coretta Scott

Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince And His Orchestra

Frederick Douglass And The North Star

Hank Aaron, Brave In Every Way

Mae Jemison

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Athlete Biographies Grades K-2 See All

Florence Griffith Joyner

Hank Aaron, Brave In Every Way

Jackie Robinson

Paul Robeson: A Voice For Change

Read About Derek Jeter

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Diverse Biographies Grades K-2 See All

Biblioburro: A True Story From Colombia

Harriet Tubman And My Grandmother's Quilts

Magic Trash

Martin's Big Words: The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nelson Mandela

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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 P-2 See All

Bean, A Stalk, And A Boy Named Jack, A

Boy Who Cried Ninja, The

Cazuela That The Farm Maiden Stirred, The

Goldilocks And The Three Dinosaurs

Interstellar Cinderella

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Heroes And Leaders -- Elementary See All

Abraham Lincoln: Lawyer, Leader, Legend

Barack Obama: Son Of Promise, Child Of Hope

Benjamin Franklin

Coretta Scott

Elizabeth Leads The Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton And The Right To Vote

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Humorous Poetry Grades K-2 See All

Beast Feast

Bug In Teacher's Coffee And Other School Poems, The

Button Up! Wrinkled Rhymes

Every Thing On It

Guyku: A Year Of Haiku For Boys

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Inventors And Scientists -- Elementary See All

Ada Lovelace, Poet Of Science: The First Computer Programmer

Boy Who Invented TV, The

Earmuffs For Everyone! How Chester Greenwood Became Known As The Inventor Of Earmuffs

George Washington Carver

Into The Deep: The Life Of Naturalist And Explorer William Beebe

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Latino Biographies Grades K-2 See All

Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

Cesar Chavez: Protecting Farm Workers

Ellen Ochoa

Play Ball!

Roberto Clemente: The Pride Of The Pittsburgh Pirates

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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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Native American Legends See All

Bear And Turtle And The Great Lake Race

Buffalo Woman

First Fire: A Cherokee Folktale

Flute Player, The

Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, The

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New Biography & Memoir Reads Grades P-2 See All

Ada Byron Lovelace And The Thinking Machine

Earmuffs For Everyone! How Chester Greenwood Became Known As The Inventor Of Earmuffs

Elvis: The Story Of The Rock And Roll King

Lincoln And Kennedy: A Pair To Compare

Manfish: A Story Of Jacques Cousteau

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New Fantasy & Science Fiction Grades K-2 See All

Bats At The Beach

How To Draw A Dragon

Interstellar Cinderella

Little Shop Of Monsters, The

Miniature World Of Marvin And James, The

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New Historical Fiction Grades K-2 See All

Cimarron Girl: The Dust Bowl Years Of Abigail Brubaker

Coal Thief, The

Granddaddy's Turn

Quickest Kid In Clarksville, The

Ruby's Wish

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New Humor Grades K-2 See All

Field Guide To The Grumpasaurus

Fly Guy And The Frankenfly

Funny Thing Happened On The Way To School..., A

It's Go Time!

Nino Wrestles The World

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New Mystery Grades K-2 See All

Buster The Very Shy Dog And The Great Bone Game

Case Of The Snack Snatcher, The

Dot And Jabber And The Great Acorn Mystery

Fowl Play

Hamster Holmes, Combing For Clues

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New Poetry Grades K-2 See All

Alphathoughts: Alphabet Poems

Animal Partners

Celebration Of The Seasons, A

Guess Who, Haiku

Jumping Off Library Shelves: A Book Of Poems

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New Realistic Fiction Grades K-2 See All

Annie And Simon: The Sneeze And Other Stories

Backyard Camp-Out

Be A Friend

Beatrice More Moves In

Best Club, The

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Poetry Anthologies Grades K-2 See All

Bookspeak! Poems About Books

Come With Me: Poems For A Journey

Firefly July: A Year Of Very Short Poems

Here's A Little Poem

In The Land Of Words: New And Selected Poems

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Rookie Readers Biographies See All

Abraham Lincoln

Amelia Earhart

Bessie Coleman: Trailblazing Pilot

George Washington Carver

Jackie Robinson

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Tadpole's Fairytale Twists See All

Cinderella's Big Foot

Emperor's New Uniform, The

Hansel And Gretel And The Green Witch

Little Bad Riding Hood

Lovely Duckling, The

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Trickster Tales Grades P-2 See All

Anansi And The Sky Kingdom

Anansi The Spider: A Tale From The Ashanti

Bear And Turtle And The Great Lake Race

Conejito: A Folktale From Panama

Coyote: A Trickster Tale From The American Southwest

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Women Who Broke The Rules See All

Dolley Madison

Judy Blume

Mary Todd Lincoln


Sonia Sotomayor