There are many great publishers out there who sell books for for your leveled library.  Here are a list of our favorites!

  • Rigby PM readers,
  • Pebble books by Capstone Press
  • Pioneer valley
  • Handprints
  • DK readers
  • Time for Kids
  • National Geographic
  • Brand New Readers

With so many professional books out there it can be difficult to decide which to read next. 
Here are some of the best books out there to support you with reading and writing workshop.

– The Art Of Teaching Reading, by Lucy Calkins

– The Art of Teaching Writing, by Lucy Calkins

– Growing Readers, by Kathy Collins

– One to One Conferring, by Lucy Calkins and Amanda Hartman

– Conferring with Readers, by Gravity Goldberg and Jennifer Serravallo

– Teaching Reading in Small Groups, by Jennifer Serravallo

– A Quick Guide to Making your Teaching Stick, by Shanna Schwartz

-A Quick Guide to Teaching Persuasive Writing, by Sarah Picard Taylor

-A Quick Guide to Working with Struggling writers, by Colleen Cruz

-A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time, by Alison Porcelli and Cheryl Tyler

-Smarter Charts, by Marjorie Martinelli and Kristi Mraz

-Pathways to the Common Core, by Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, and Christopher Lehman

-Falling in Love with Close Reading, by Christopher Lehman and Kate Roberts

-Notice and Note, by Kylene Beers & Robert Probst

-Awakening the Heart, by Georgia Heard

-DIY Literacy, by Kate and Maggie Beattie Roberts

-The Reading Strategies Book, by Jennifer Serravallo

-The Writing Strategies Book, by Jennifer Serravallo

-Mindset for Learning, by Kristine Mraz and Christine Hertz

-Kids First from Day 1, by Kristine Mraz and Christine Hertz

-Being the Change, by Sara K. Ahmed

-Purposeful Play, by Kristine Mraz, Alison Porcelli, and Cheryl Tyler

-Disrupting Thinking, by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst

-Choice Words, by Peter Johnston

-Conferring with Readers, by Jennifer Serravallo and Gravity Goldberg

-Teaching Reading in Small Groups, by Jennifer Serravallo

-Book Love, by Penny Kittle

-I Am Reading, by Kathy Collins and Matt Glover

-It’s All About the Books, by Tammy Mulligan

-A Novel Approach, by Kate Roberts

-Falling in Love With Close Reading, by Christopher Lehman and Kate Roberts

-Amplify, by Katie Muhtaris and Kristin Ziemke

-The Unstoppable Writing Teacher, by M. Colleen Cruz


Literacy Partners is thrilled to share some of our resources with you. In this section you will find student writing samples by grade level, paper choices you can use with primary and emerging writers, some great book lists to support your reading and writing workshops, some of our best planning templates, publishers we would buy books from for our leveled libraries, and a list of some of our favorite professional books.
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