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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.
Artist Biographies Grades K-2 See All

Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life In Nature

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story Of The Puppeteer Of Macy's Parade

Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story Of John James Audubon, The

Dave The Potter

Georgia In Hawaii: When Georgia O'Keeffe Painted What She Pleased

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Author Biographies & Memoirs Grades K-2 See All

Beatrix Potter And Her Paint Box

Dav Pilkey

Dr. Seuss

John Ronald's Dragons: A J. R. R. Tolkien Story

Kadir Nelson

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Diverse Biographies Grades K-2 See All

Biblioburro: A True Story From Colombia

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music

Harriet Tubman And My Grandmother's Quilts

Mae Jemison

Magic Trash

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Folktales From Around The World See All

Chocolate Tree: A Mayan Folktale, The

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

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth

How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale From Vietnam

Hundredth Name, The

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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

Emma Peror's New Clothes

Interstellar Cinderella

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Heroes & Leaders Biographies Grades K-2 See All

Abe's Honest Words: The Life Of Abraham Lincoln

Barack Obama: Son Of Promise, Child Of Hope

Benjamin Franklin

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

Jimmy Carter

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Immigrant Biographies Grades K-2 See All

Brave Girl: Clara And The Shirtwaist Makers' Strike Of 1909

Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

Harry Houdini: Escape Artist

Jose! Born To Dance: The Story Of Jose Limon

On A Beam Of Light: A Story Of Albert Einstein

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Inventors & Scientists Grades K-2 See All

Albert Einstein

George Washington Carver

Jane Goodall

Manfish: A Story Of Jacques Cousteau

Mr. Ferris And His Wheel

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New Biography & Memoir Grades K-2 See All

Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life In Nature

Draw What You See: The Life And Art Of Benny Andrews

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

Inventors Of LEGO Toys, The

Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story Of Sportswriter Mary Garber

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New Fantasy & Science Fiction Grades K-2 See All

Best Frints In The Whole Universe

Dragon Was Terrible

Dragons And Marshmallows

Little Bot And Sparrow

Magic Scooter, The

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New Historical Fiction Grades K-2 See All

Doing Her Bit: A Story About The Woman's Land Army Of America

Grandmama's Pride

Grandpa's Ha-La-Loo-Ya Hambone

Patrick And The President

Quickest Kid In Clarksville, The

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New Humor Grades K-2 See All

Bad Kitty Does Not Like Video Games

Captain Awesome Vs. The Sinister Substitute Teacher

Leave Me Alone

Mother Bruce

Rudas: Nino's Horrendous Hermanitas

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New Mystery Grades K-2 See All

Case Of The Missing Tiger's Eye, The

Egyptian Cat Mystery, The

Gumshoe Gang Cracks The Case

Hamster Holmes, On The Right Track

Mysterious Case Of The Missing Honey, The

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New Poetry Grades K-2 See All

Adder, Bluebell, Lobster: Wild Poems

All The World A Poem

Come Play With Me

Fresh Delicious: Poems From The Farmer's Market

What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? Poems For When A Person Needs A Poem

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New Realistic Fiction Grades K-2 See All

Bike Like Sergio's, A


Looking For Bongo

Marta! Big & Small

Pedro And The Shark

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On My Own Biographies See All

Benjamin Banneker: Pioneering Scientist

Bessie Coleman: Daring To Fly

Booker T. Washington

Cesar Chavez

Jesse Owens

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Poetry Anthologies Grades K-2 See All

Bill Martin Jr. Big Book Of Poetry, The

Firefly July: A Year Of Very Short Poems

Forget-Me-Nots: Poems To Learn By Heart

Here's A Little Poem

National Geographic Book Of Nature Poetry

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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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Sports Biographies Grades K-2 See All


Florence Griffith Joyner

Golden Girls Of Rio, The

Jackie Robinson

Kid From Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story Of Baseball Legend Edith Houghton, The

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Story World See All

Carlos And Diego: A Tale From Peru / Guinea Pigs Galore

Girl And The Waterfall / Explore China, The

Hungry Tiger And Clever Rabbit: A Tale From Korea / Tiger Talk

King And The Cobbler / All About Afghanistan, The

Nanabozho And The Maple Trees: A Tale From Canada / Maple Madness

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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

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