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Elementary Level

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for Pre-K to Grade 6

National Council of Teachers of English

Already Ready: Nurturing Writers in Preschool and Kindergarten

Ray & Glover

And with a Light Touch

Avery, Carol

The Art of Teaching Writing

Calkins, Lucy McCormick

Authors of Pictures, Draughtsmen of Words

Hubbard, Ruth S.

Because Writing Matters

NWP and Carl Nagin

Beauty, Brains, and Brawn: The Construction of Gender in Children's Literature

Lehr, Susan, ed.

Beginning Reading and Writing

Strickland, Dorothy S., and Mandel Morrow (eds.)

The Best of Livewire: Practical Classroom Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students

Jensen, Julie M.

A Bookbag of the Bagladies' Best: Resources, Ideas, and Hands-On Activities for the K-5 Classroom

Simmons, Karen, & Cindy Guinn

Breaking Ground:  Teachers Relate Reading and Writing in the Elementary School

Hansen, Jane, et al., eds.

Breakthrough in Beginning Reading and Writing

Gentry, J. Richard

Bridging the Gap

Five, Foehr, Regin Paxton, & Susan A. Schiller Cora Lee

Boys and Girls Together: Improving Gender Relationships in K-6 Classrooms

Grogan, Tamara

Build a Literate Classroom

Graves, Donald H.

Children and Language

Lee, Doris M., & Joseph B. Lubin

Children as Peacemakers

Fine, Esther S.

Children Exploring Their World

Walmsley, Bonnie B.

Children’s Books in Children’s Hands

Temple, Martinez, Yokota, & Naylor

Children's Literature in the Elementary School  (5th ed.)

Hubbard, Ruth S.

Choosing to Learn

Chase, Penelle & Jane Doan

Classroom Experiences: The Writing Process in Action

Gordon, Naomi

Collaboration through Writing and Reading;  Exploring Possibilities

Dyson, Anne H., ed.

Crackers and Crumbs: Chants for the Whole Language

Dunn, Sonja, & Lou Pamenter

Craft Lessions: Teaching Writing K-8

Fletcher, Ralph

Crafting Writers K-6

Hale, Elizabeth

Creative Approaches to Elementary Curriculum

Merrion, Margaret, & Janet Rubin

The Daily 5: Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades

Boushey, Gail and Joan Moser

Discover Your Own Literacy

Donald H. Graves

Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?

Tovani, Cris

Drama Anytime

Charters, Jill

Drawing Your Own Conclusions

Claggett, Fran

An Elementary Odyssey

Millstone, David H.

Endless Possibilities

Cordeiro, Pat

Experiment with Fiction

Graves, Donald H.

Explorations in Children's Writing

Evertts, Eldonna L.

Explorations;  Introductory Activities for Literature and Composition, 7-12

Smagorinsky, Peter

Explore Poetry

Graves, Donald H.

Exploring Books with Children

Tiedt, Iris M.

Far Away and Long Ago

Edinger, Monica, & Stephanie Fins

Feisty Females: Inspiring girls to think mathematically

Karp, Karen, et. al.

Formative Writing:  Writing to Assist Learning in all Subject Areas

Draper, Virginia

Free to Write: A Journalist Teaches Young Writers

Clark, Roy P.

A Fresh Look at Writing

Graves, Donald H.

Gifted Children Growing Up

Freeman, Joan

Going Public: Priorities and Practice at the Manhattan New School

Harwayne, Shelly

Growing Up Writing:  Teaching Our Children to Write, Think, and Learn

Silberman, Arlene

Handwriting:  Basic Skills and Application Book 3 (rev. ed.)

Zaner-Bloser

The HORN BOOK GUIDE to Children's and Young Adult Books

Morrow Junior Books

How Big is the Moon?

Baker, Dave et. al.

Ideas For Teachers From Teachers: Elementary Language Arts

Anson, Chris M., ed.

If You're Trying to Teach Kids How to Write

Frank, Marjorie

Independent Writing: One Teacher—Thirty-Two Topics, and Plans

Cruz, M. Colleen

Inside Words: Tools for Teaching Academic Vocabulary

Allen, Janet

In the Company of Children

Hindley, Joanne

Investigate Nonfiction

Graves, Donald H.

Joyful Learning

Fisher, Bobbi

Kindergarten: Ready or Not?

Walmsley, Sean

Language across the Curriculum in the Elementary Grades

Thaiss, Christopher

Language Arts Activities for Children (2nd ed.)

Norton, Donna E.

Language Development: K-12

Loban, Walter

Learning About Punctuation

Hall, Nigel, & Anne Robinson

Learning and Loving It:  Theme Studies in the Classroom

Gamberg, Ruth, et al.

Learning the Landscape

Claggett, Fran

Learning to Read in Our Nation's Schools: Instruction and Achievement in 1988 at Grades 4, 8, and 12

Anson, Chris M., ed.

Lessons That Change Writers (with binder)

Atwell, Nancie

Lessons from a Child on the Teaching and Learning of Writing

Calkins, Lucy McCormick

Make Way for Literacy:  Teaching the Way Young Children Learn

Owocki, Gretchen

Mindful of Others

Brady, Suzanne

Multicultural Fables and Fairy Tales

McCarthy, Tara

The Multiple Intelligences of Reading and Writing

Armstrong, Thomas

The Need for Story

Dyson, Anne H., ed.

Nonfiction Matters

Harvey, Stephanie

The Novel Sentence (Elementary School)

Goodspeed, Robert

Notes from a Kid Watcher:  Selected Writings of Yetta M. Goodman

Wilde, Sandra

The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching Writing

Calkins, Lucy

Of Primary Importance: What’s Essential in Teaching Young Writers

Corgill, Ann Marie

On Their Way: Celebrating Second Graders as They Read and Write

Fraser, Jane, & Donna Skolnick

A Parent's Guide to Children's Reading (4th ed.)

Larrick, Nancy

P.S. Write Soon!

Bolger, William F.

Pen Pal Programs

Berrill, Deborah

Primary Voices K-6

Crafton, Linda K

Principles of Language Learning and Teaching

Brown, Douglas H.

Reading the Difference

Barrs, Myra & Sue Pidgeon

Reading, Thinking, Writing: A Holistic Language and Literacy Program for K-8 Classroom

Tiedt, Iris M., et al.

Record of Oral Language

Clap, Marie M.

Recasting the Text

Claggett, Fran

Rusties And Riddles & Gee-Haw Whimmy-Diddles

Still, James

Saturdays and Teacakes

Laminack, Lester L.

Shadow and Substance:  Afro-American Experience in Comtemporary Children's Fiction

Sims, Rudine

Shanghai Messenger

Cheng, Andrea

Significant Studies for Second Grade: Reading and Writing Investigations for Children

Ruzzo, Karen & Mary Anne Sacco

Small Moments: Personal Narrative Writing

Calkins, Lucy & Abby Oxenhorn

Social Worlds of Children Learning to Write

Dyson, Anne H., ed.

Student-Centered Language Arts and Reading K-12

Moffett, James, & Betty Jane Wagner

Supporting Struggling Writers in the Elementary Classroom

Christenson, Teresa A.

Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing

Neill, A.S.

Tapping the Potential of Parents

Edwards, Patricia A.

A Teacher’s Project Guide to the Internet

Crotchett, Kevin R.

Teaching Beginning Reading and Writing

Calhoun, Emily

Teaching Drama to Young Children

Fox, Mem

Teaching English Language Learners K-12

Jesness,Jerry

Teaching Kindergarten

Walmsley, Sean

Teaching with Children's Books

Sorensen, Marilou

Teaching Writing in the Content Area: Elementary School

Tchudi, Stephen N., & Susan J. Tchudi

Teaching Writing K-8

Hailey, Jack

They All Want to Write: Written English in the Elementary School

Burrows, Alvina Trent

Tigers, Lilies, Toadstools, and Thunderbolts: Engaging K-8 Students with Poetry

Tiedt, Iris M.

Towards a Reading-Writing Classroom

Butler, Andrea & Jill Turbill

Understanding Writing: Ways of Observing Learning: Teacher K-8

Newkirk, Thomas, & Nancy Atwell

Untangling Some Knots in K-8 Writing Instruction

Peterson, Shelley, ed.

When Writers Read

Hansen, Jane

Whole Language: What's The Difference?

Edelsky, Carole

Why We Must Run With Scissors

Lane, Barry & Gretchen Bernabei

Word Savvy

Brand, Max

Working with Second Language Learners

Cary, Stephen

Words, Words, Words: Teaching Vocabulary in Grades 4-12

Allen, Janet

Workshops That Work!

Widmer, Kristen & Sarah Buxton

Writing Every Day

Buis, Kellie

Writing in the Elementary Classroom

Evans, J. A.

The Writing Lives of Children

Madigan, Dan, & Victoria T. Koivu-Rybicki

A Writing Project

Daniels, Harvey

Writing: Teachers and Children at Work

Graves, Donald H.

Writing Through Childhood:  Rethinking Process and Product

Harwayne, Shelly

Writing with Computers in the Early Grades

Hoot, James

Yellow Brick Roads: Shared Pathways to Independent Reading 4-12

Allen, Janet

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