Sustain Your Classroom Library
- Grades: Early Childhood, PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
An effective classroom library will provide books that meet the interests and skill levels of your students. The following resources offer ideas for identifying what your kids like to read and provide lists of high quality books and reading materials for a wide range of titles, authors, and genres.
Find out what your students like to read.
- Ask Eleven Questions About Reading (PDF)
Source: Scholastic Red, Putting Reading First In Your Classroom, Grades K-2. Learn more about Scholastic Red Professional Development in Product Information.
- Identify student intersts with the Reading Interest Survey (PDF).
Match books to readers.
Sustain your library selection with student favorites and skill building books.
Books That Hook
Timeless Picture Books (Grades PreK - 3)
Books for Boys (Grades PreK - 7)
Novels for Middle Grades (Grades 3 - 7)
Coming of Age Novels (Grades 6 - 9+)
This list of book collections are favorites of teacher who shop with Scholastic. All are available in the Teacher Store.
Caldecott Collection (Grades K - 2)
Great Nonfiction for Grades 4 - 6
Historical Biography Collections (Grades 2 - 3)
Favorite Characters Collections (Grades 2 - 3)
Junie B. Jones (Grades 1 - 3)
Junie B. Jones II (Grades K - 3)
The Best of Scholastic (Grades 7 - 9)
Scholastic Children's Dictionary (Grades 3-8)
Your students will gain world and word knowledge when they read magazines. Here are just a few of the classroom magazines that will capture your class's interest while helping vocabulary development. See the complete list of classroom magazines available for your grades.
- Let's Find Out
Book Clubs motivate students to read and help build your classroom library. Click your grade-appropriate Club below and see what Clubs has to offer.
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Visit our Classroom Libraries area in Product Information and learn how to select the best collections for your classroom.
Here you will find:
- Suggestions For Enhancing Your Collection
- Paperback Resources At-A-Glance
- Classroom Library Collections
- Interactive Catalog
- Professional Articles