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Education--PreK-12: ERC: PreK-3rd Grade

PreK-3 Specialty Items

Big Books- Extra large size, perfect for sharing with groups. Find these in ERC Oversize.

Idea Books- Need inspiration? Check out the Alphabet, Math, Phonics, Science, and Spelling idea books, arranged by category.

Kits- Hands-on games, puppets, and sets to reinforce classroom topics.

Readers- Books arranged by Fountas and Pinnell reading difficulty level, A to Z.

Finding PreK-3 Books

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  See this on a book or shelf?       These items are for                   PreK - 3rd Grade.  

Searching for PreK-3 Books by Topic

Use the Advanced Search option in the CONSORT catalog and narrow your search to WOO ERC.

In the first search box type: child* OR juvenile OR picture
In the second search box type: books OR literature OR fiction OR stories
In the third search bar, input synonyms for your topic, connected by OR
        Examples: fall OR autumn OR leaves OR pumpkin*
                          math* OR arithmetic OR fraction* OR multiplication

The * (asterisk) retrieves results for multiple endings on a common word root.
       Child* retrieves child, children, and children's.

These limits will give you the ERC books intended for children in PreK - 3rd grade.

Book Awards for Grades PreK-3

Aesop Prize - folklore
Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature - Asian/Pacific American cultures
Mildred L. Batchelder Award - translated books for children
Pura Belpré Award - Latinx writer or illustrator
Amelia Bloomer Project Top Ten List - feminist literature
Caldecott Medal - illustration
Coretta Scott King Award - African American literature
Middle East Outreach Council (MEOC) Book Awards - Middle East region and peoples
John Newbery Medal - American literature for children
Schneider Family Book Awards - disability experiences
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award - beginning readers
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award - children's non-fiction
Stonewall Book Award - LGBT experience
Children's Literature Legacy Award- enduring author legacy (Laura Ingalls Wilder Award 1954-2017)

To find books that have won these awards in the CONSORT catalog, do a TITLE search using the name of the award, as listed above. You will see all years we have collected books earning that award.

Need Help?

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Elys Kettling Law
Research & Info Services Librarian
Gault Library, Room 103
330.263.2443 (office phone)