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Professional Literature




Welcome to the LIS 426 "Curriculum and the School Library Teacher' library guide. Here you will resources on curriculum development and lesson planning, along with links to relevant education and library science databases. Please get in touch with a librarian if you have any questions or require additional reseach assistance.

Simmons Children's Lit Collection

Children's Literature contains retrospective and comtemporary editions of children's picture books, easy readers, fiction, and non-fiction. A unique highlight of the print holdings is the Knapp Collection, a special collection located in the Archives of Early Children's Books, which contains over 1,200 19th and early 20th century juvenile books by American, English, and European authors.


Prefix    Description Grades Arrangement Example
J Non-fiction K-8 Dewey Decimal

J 398 (fairy tales)

J 920 (biography)

JE Easy Readers preS-2

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JE Ea79a

Are You My Mother?

JP    Picture Books preS-3

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JP Se55w

Where the Wild Things Are

Juv Fiction 3-10

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Juv AL 19L9

Little Women