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How to Find Basal Readers, Children's Books & Leveled Reading

Selecting Children's Literature

Looking for award-winning books or books at a specific...

  • grade level?
  • reading level?
  • interest level?

Deciding whether a book is appropriate requires research. These databases will help you by allowing you to search by levels, themes and topics, and more.

Additional Resources

The following contain frameworks for ascertaining reading levels of texts, as well as searches for books by reading or Lexile level.