Step 1: To locate elementary (basal) readers, type "Reading (Elementary)" in the basic search box on the Library Home Page.
Step 2: Under the Refine Your Results column of your search results, limit the Location to Curriculum Collection Textbooks.
Publishers often provide additional curriculum materials as well as student multimedia supports via their websites. Here are a few publishers of some of our textbooks to get you started:
Given that classroom textbook series have multiple editions, grades, and units, each one packaged in a separate volume, constructing citations for these can require extra creativity. Remember: the primary goal of a citation is to ensure that your reader can locate your source. The following are a few examples for textbooks in our collection:
NOTE: In the examples, Common Core is capitalized in the title because it is a proper noun. Otherwise, titles should be sentence (lower) case except for the first word.
Baumann, J. F., Chard, D. J., Cooks, J., Cooper, J. D., Gersten, R., Lipson, M., Morrow, L. M., Pikulski, J. J., Templeton, S., Valencia, S. W., Valentino, C., & Vogt, M. (2014). Journeys Common Core: Grade 3 (Teacher's ed., Unit 5). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Afflerbach, P., Blachowicz, C. L. Z., Boyd, C. D., Izquierdo, E., Juel, C., Leu, D. J., Paratore, J. R., Pearson, D. P., Sebesta, S., Simmons, D., Watts-Taffe, S., Tatum, A., Vaughn, S., & Wixson, K. K. (2013). Reading street Common Core (Teacher's ed., Vol. 4.3). Pearson/Scott Foresman.
For all other examples, see the APA Style Guide, or: