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Course Materials: Resources

The following materials are NOT required readings. They simply provide the foundation for the course.

Abbott, Alana Joli (November 2, 2012). Urban legends and ancient tales. School Library Journal, 17-20.

Adams, Marilyn Jager (2009). The challenge of advanced texts: the interdependence of reading and learning. In, E. Hiebert (ed) Reading More, Reading Better. Guilford Publications.

Allen, Kari (November 2, 2012). Writing, words, and wondering. School Library Journal, 52-56.

Aronson, Marc (January 16, 2013). Consider the source: getting history right. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc, Cappiello, Mary Ann, & Zarnowski, Myra (January 8, 2013). Deconstructing nonfiction: On Common Core. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc (December 3, 2012). Consider the source: two is the thorniest number. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc, Cappiello, Mary Ann, & Zarnowski, Myra (December 2, 2012). Clustering and the Common Core. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc, Bartle, Susan M. (November 8, 2012). Wondering how to put Common Core into practice? It's easier than you think. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc, Cappiello, Mary Ann & Zarnowski, Myra (November 2, 2012). Content over coverage. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc (October 10, 2012). Consider the source: shuffling off to Buffalo. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc (September 26, 2012). Consider the source: Convergence. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc (May 18, 2012). YA Biography: How does it differ from adult biography. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc (April 18, 2012). Text clusters, text complexity, and the print problem. School Library Journal. Available

Aronson, Marc (March/April 2011). New knowledge. The Horn Book Magazine, 87(2), 57-62. Available

Aronson, Marc (October 2008). Being and nothingness. School Library Journal, 54(10), 31. Available

Aronson, Marc (June 2008). Not a pretty picture. School Library Journal, 54(6), 31. Available

Aronson, Marc (May 2008). Star power. School Library Journal, 54(5), 35. Available

Aronson, Marc (March 1, 2008). Selective memory. School Library Journal, 54(3), 34. Available

Aronson, Marc (April 2007). Do books still matter? School Library Journal, 53(4), 36-39.

Aronson, March (February 1, 2007). Location is everything. School Library Journal, 53(2), 31. Available

Aronson, Marc (November 2006). A glaring omission. School Library Journal, 52(11), 32. Available

Aronson, Marc (January 2006). Originality in nonfiction. School Library Journal, 52(1), 42-43. Available

Aronson, Marc (February 2004). Image quests. School Library Journal, 50(2), 44-45. Available

Arnold, Renea & Colburn, Nell (November 2007). True stories. School Library Journal, 53(11), 32.

Auerbach, Barbara (October 2, 2012). The wild world of Steve Jenkins. School Library Journal. Available

Bader, Barbara (November 2, 2011). Nonfiction: what's really new and different and what isn't. The Horn Book. Available: http://www.hbook.com/2011/11/using-books/library/nonfiction-whats-really-new-and-different-and-what-isnt/

Bader, Barbara (November 1, 2011). Nonfiction: what's really new and different and what isn't. The Horn Book. Available

Baker, Linda, Dreher, Mariam Jean, Shiplet, Angela Katenkamp, Heall, Lisa Carter, Voelker, Anita N. Garrett, Adia J., Schugar, Heather R. & Finger-Elam, Maria (2011). Children's comprehension of informational text: reading, engaging, and learning. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 4(1), 197-227. Available

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell (Mar/April 2011). The extreme sport of research. The Horn Book Magazine, 87(2), 24-30. Available

Baxter, Kathleen (September 2011). A brave new world. School Library Journal, 57(2), 17. Available

Baxter, Kathleen (September 2007). Seriously scary stuff. School Library Journal, 53(9), 33. Available

Baxter, Kathleen (September 2006). Think you can't? School Library Journal, 52(9), 35. Available

Baxter, Kathleen (March 1, 2006). I see dead people. School Library Journal, 52(3), 51. Available

Baxter, Kathleen (June 1, 2005). The young and the parentless. School Library Journal, 51(6), 33. Available

Baxter, Kathleen (June 1, 2004). Justice served. School Library Journal, 50(6), 39. Available

Baxter, Kathleen & Kochel, Marcia Agness (2008). Gotcha Good! Nonfiction Books to Get Kids Excited About Reading. Libraries Unlimited. Preview Available

Baxter, Kathleen & Kochel, Marcia Agness (2007). Gotcha for Guys: Nonfiction Books to Get Boys Excited About Reading. Libraries Unlimited. Preview Available

Baxter, Kathleen & Kochel, Marcia Agness (2005). Gotcha Covered! More Nonfiction Booktalks to Get Kids Excited About Reading. Libraries Unlimited.

Baxter, Kathleen & Kochel, Marcia Agness (2002). Gotcha Again for Guys: More Nonfiction Booktalks to Get Kids Excited About Reading. Libraries Unlimited. Preview Available

Baxter, Kathleen & Kochel, Marcia Agness (1999). Gotcha!: Nonfiction Booktalks to Get Kids Excited About Reading. Libraries Unlimited.

Burgin, Robert (ed) (2004). Nonfiction Readers' Advisory. Libraries Unlimited.

Calo, Kristine M. (2011). Incorporating informational texts in the primary grades: a research-based rationale, practical strategies, and two teachers' experiences. Early Childhood Education, 39, 291-295. Available

Campbell, Rhona (January 2013). Everyday Heroes. School Library Journal, 59(1), 44-52. Available

Cappiello, Mary Ann & Dawes, Ericka Thulin (2012). Teaching with Text Sets. Shell Education.

Cappiello, Mary Ann, Zarnowski, Myra & Aronson, Marc (September 25, 2012). On Common Core: Creating community. School Library Journal. Available

Cassidy, J., Ortlieb, E. & Shettel, J. (December 2010/January 2011). What's hot for 2011. Reading Today, 28(3), 1, 6-8.

Cervetti, Gina (2013). Integration of literacy and science. In B.M. Taylor & N.K. Duke (eds), Handbook of Effective Literary Instruction: Research-Based Practice K-8. Guilford Press.

Chen, Diane R. (November 2, 2009). Making series nonfiction a must-read. School Library Journal, 68. Available

Cheney, Amy (October 2012). Time after time. School Library Journal, 58(10), 36-39. Available

Christensen, Lila L. (2006). Graphic global conflict: graphic novels in the high school social studies classroom. The Social Studies, 97(6), 227-230. Available

Clark, J. Spencer (2013). Your credibility could be shot: preservice teachers' thinking about nonfiction graphic novels, curriculum decision making, and professional acceptance. The Social Studies, 104(1), 38-45. Available

Clark, Christina & Foster, Amelia (December 2005). Children's and Young People's Reading Habits and Preferences. National Literacy Trust. Available

Clausen-Grace, Nicki (Spring 2007). Jamestown. School Library Journal, 53, 26-27. Available

Cianciolo, Patricia J. (2000). Informational Picture Books for Children. American Library Association. Preview Available

Coiro, Julie & Fogleman, Jay (February 1, 2011). Using websites wisely. Educational Leadership, 68(5), 34-38. Available

Coleman, David & Pimentel, Susan (2012a). Revised Publishers' Criteria for the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy, Grades K-2. Available

Coleman, David & Pimentel, Susan (2012b). Revised Publishers' Criteria for the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy, Grades 3-6. Available

Correia, Marlene Ponte (November 2011). Fiction vs. Informational Texts: Which Will kindergartners choose? Young Children, 66(6), 100. Available

Dar, Mahnaz (January 7, 2013). Getting it right, Making it fun: NYPL panelists talk writing nonfiction. School Library Journal. Available

Dare, Kim (November 2, 2012). Packs, pods, and prides. School Library Journal, 20-25. Available

Dorfman, Lynne R. & Cappelli, Rose (2009). Nonfiction Mentor Texts: Teaching Informational Writing Through Children's Literature. Stenhouse Publishers. Preview Available

Dorr, Christina (November 2, 2012). Biography. School Library Journal, 64-67. Available

Dresser, Mariam Jean & Klutzier, Sharon Benger (2015). Teaching Informational Text in K-3 Classrooms: Best Practices to Help Children Read, Write, and Learn from Nonfiction. Guilford Publications.

Duke, Nell K. & Watanabe, Lynne M. (2013). Reading and writing specific genres. In B.M. Taylor & N.K. Duke (eds), Handbook of Effective Literary Instruction: Research-Based Practice K-8. Guilford Press.

Duke, Nell K., Halladay, J.L. & Roberts, K.L. (2013). Reading standards for informational text. In L.M. Morrow, T. Stanahan, & K.K. Wixson (eds). Teaching with the Common Core Standards for English language arts, PreK-2. Guilford Press.

Duke, Nell K., Halladay, Juliet L. & Roberts, Kathryn L. (2012). In L.M. Morrow, T. Shanahan, & K.K. Wixson, Teaching with the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, PreK-2. Guilford Press.

Duke, Nell K. (February 2010). The Real-World Reading and Writing U.S. Children Need. Phi Delta Kappan, 91(5), 68-71. Available

Duke, N. K., & Roberts, K. M. (2010). The genre-specific nature of reading comprehension. In D. Wyse, R. Andrews, & J. Hoffman (eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of English, Language and Literacy Teaching (pp. 74-86). London: Routledge.

Duke, Nell K. (2005). Forward. In Tony Stead, Reality Checks: Teaching Reading Comprehension with Nonfiction K-5. Stenhouse Publishers. Preview Available

Duke, Nell (March 1, 2004). The case for informational text. Educational Leadership, 40-44. Available

Duke, Nell K., & Bennett-Armistead, V. Susan (2003). Reading & Writing Informational Text in the Primary Grades: Research-based Practices. Teaching Resources.

Duke, Nell (April-June 2000). 3.6 minutes per day: the scarcity of informational text in first grade. Reading Research Quarterly, 35(2), 202. Available

Duke, Nell K. & Kays, Jane (1998). Can I say Once Upon a Time: Kindergarten children developing knowledge of information book language. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 13(2), 295-318.

Epstein, Connie C. (March 1, 1987). Accuracy in nonfiction. School Library Journal, 33(7), 113-115. Available

Fabicon, Joanna K. (December 2012). A balancing act. School Library Journal, 58(12), 52-58. Available

Farnlacher, Stephanie (November 2, 2012). Numbers everywhere. School Library Journal, 38-43. Available

Fingeret, Lauren (2012). Graphics in children's informational texts: a content analysis. UMI Dissertation Publishing.

Fisher, Douglas & Frey, Nancy (2011). Best practices in content-area literacy. In L.M. Morrow, L.B. Gambrell, & N.K. Duke, Best Practices in Literacy Instruction. Guilford Press.

Fleener, Charlene E. & Bucher, Katherine R. (2003). Linking reading, science, and fiction books. Childhood Education, 80(2), 76-83. Available

Flowers, Mark (January 22, 2013). More on Nonfiction-Now with (possibly dubious) statistics! School Library Journal. Available

Flowers, Mark (December 12, 2012). Accuracy in nonfiction. School Library Journal. Available

Flowers, Mark (December 10, 2012). Adult nonfiction for teens. School Library Journal. Available

Flowers, Sarah (September 21, 2012). Nonfiction styles. Cross referencing. Available

Ford, Deborah B. (February 26, 2013). On the Radar: Snips and snails and puppy dog tails. School Library Journal. Available

Ford, Deborah B. (February 4, 2013). On the Radar: K-8 books on African Americans who inspire. School Library Journal. Available

Ford, Deborah B. (January 28, 2013). On the Radar: new releases for your nonfiction shelves. School Library Journal. Available

Ford, Deborah B. (January 7, 2013). On the Radar. School Library Journal. Available

Ford, Deborah B. (December 3, 2012). On the Radar: great graphic novels to use in your common core classroom. School Library Journal. Available

Ford, Deborah B. (November 12, 2012). On the Radar: great graphic novels and the common core. School Library Journal. Available

Ford Deborah B. (October 19, 2012). On the radar: creepy crawly nonfiction. School Library Journal. Available

Ford, Deborah B. (September 21, 2012). On the Radar: New science nonfiction supports common core. School Library Journal. Available

Ford, Deborah B. (September 10, 2012). On the radar: a look back at Revolutionary War heroes. School Library Journal. Available

Fountas, Irene & Pinnell, Gay Su (2012). Genre Study: Teaching with Fiction and Nonfiction Books. Heinemann.

Gear, Adrienne (2008). Nonfiction Reading Power: Teaching Students How to Think While They Read all Kinds of Information. Pembroke Publishers. Preview Available

Giblin, James Cross (October 1, 1988). The rise and fall and rise of juvenile nonfiction, 1961-1988. School Library Journal, 35(2), 27-32. Available

Gill, Sharon Ruth (2009). What teachers need to know about the "new" nonfiction. The Reading Teacher, 63(4), 260-267. Available

Glass, Nick & Bringelson, Carin (November 5, 2012). Population shifts through the centuries. School Library Journal. Available

Grabarek, Daryl (February 5, 2013). Nonfiction notes: inching toward women's history month. School Library Journal. Available

Grabarek, Daryl (January 8, 2013). From cannons to courage: nonfiction notes. School Library Journal. Available

Grabarek, Daryl (November 5, 2012). Forensic scientists at work: noteworthy nonfiction for older readers. School Library Journal. Available

Grabarek, Daryl (August 7, 2012). Afghan Days, Afghan Dreams. School Library Journal. Available

Grabarek, Daryl (May 1, 2012). On the Trail of the Plains Indian. School Library Journal. Available

Grover, Sharon & Hannegan, Lizette (October 2012). Taking the plunge. School Library Journal, 58(10), 50-54. Available

Gutierrez, Peter (January 24, 2013). Exploring common core's informational text... with violent video games. School Library Journal. Available

Gutierrez, Peter (October 2, 2012). Recommended comics for schools: part 3. School Library Journal. Available

Gutierrez, Peter (September 21, 2012). Recommended comics for school: part 2. School Library Journal. Available

Gutierrez, Peter (September 19, 2012). Recommended comics for school: part 1. School Library Journal. Available

Guthrie, John T., Wigfield, Allan, & Klauda, Susan Lutz (2012). Adolescents' Engagement in Academic Literacy. University of Maryland. Available

Guthrie, John T., Wigfield, Allan, & You, Wei (2012). Instructional contexts for engagement and achievement in reading. In S.L. Christenson, et. al. (eds.) Handbook for Research on Student Engagement. Springer Science & Business Media. Available

Guthrie, John T., Wigfield, Allan, Cambria, Jenna, Coddington, Cassandra S. Klauda, Susan Lutz, & Morrison, Danette A. (April 2009). Motivations for Reading Information Books Among Adolescent Students. University of Maryland. Available

Harris, Christopher (July 19, 2012). A librarian's tricks for finding those 'complex texts' cited in the Common Core. School Library Journal. Available

Harris, Christopher (March 2012). The end of nonfiction. School Library Journal, 58(3), 16. Available

Harris, Christopher (April 2012). How to get started. School Library Journal, 58(4), 28. Available

Harvey, Stephanie (1998). Nonfiction matters: reading, writing, and research in grades 3-8. Stenhouse Publishers. Preview Available

Heard, Georgia & McDonough, Jennifer (2009). A Place for Wonder: Reading and Writing Nonfiction in the Primary Grades. Stenhouse Publishers. Preview Available

Hiebert, Elfrieda H. (June 2012). The Common Core State Standards and text complexity. Teacher Librarian, 39(5), 13-19.

Hill, Rebecca (February 2013). Narrative nonfiction for STEM. Teacher Librarian, 40(3), 31-35. Available

Hill, Rebecca (April 1, 2012). All Aboard!: Implementing Common Core offers school librarians an opportunity to take the lead. School Library Journal. Available

Hill, Rebecca (February 2011). Common core curriculum and complex text. Teacher Librarian, 38(3).

Hoyt, Linda (2002). Making It Real: Strategies for Success with Informational Texts. Heinemann.

Hunt, Jonathan (May/June 2013). The amorphous genre. The Horn Book Magazine, 89(3), 31-34. Available

Isaacs, Kathleen T. (2012). Picturing the World: Informational Picture Books for Children. ALA Editions.

Jacobs-Israel, Melissa (January 1, 2013). One librarian's success story. School Library Journal, 59(1), 20. Available

Jaeger, Paige (November 1, 2012). A match well made: The standards' emphasis on information aligns with librarian's skills. School Library Journal. Available

Jaeger, Paige (August 1, 2012). Is a picture worth $2500? Understanding facts visually. School Library Journal. Available

Jarrell, Jill S. & Cannon, Tara C. (2010). Cooler than Fiction: A Planning Guide for Teen Nonfiction Booktalks. McFarland. Preview Available

Jenkins, Steve (March/April 2011). The importance of being wrong. The Horn Book Magazine, 87(2), 65-68.

Jones, Patrick (April 1, 2001). Nonfiction: the real stuff. School Library Journal, 47(4), 44-45. Available

Kamil, M. L., Borman, G.D., Dole, J., Kral, C.C., Salinger, T., & Torgesen, J. (2008). Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices. U.S. Department of Education. Available

Keller, Esther (November 1, 2012). Common core comics. School Library Journal. Available

Kennemer, Phyllis K. (November 1991). Banish nonfiction. School Library Journal, 37(11), 63.

Kristo, Janice V. & Barnford, Rosemary A. (2004). Nonfiction in Focus. Teaching Resources.

Larkin-Lieffers, Patricia A. (2001). Informational picture books in the library: do young children field them? Public Library Quarterly, 20(3), 3-28. Available

Lee, Alice (2010). A way of understanding the world of science informational books. The Reading Teacher, 63(5), 424-428. Available

Lempke, Susan Dove (May 2012). Nonfiction series for young children. Booklinks, 20-23. Available

Loertscher, David (October 2007). Nonfiction texts and achievement. Teacher Librarian, 35(1), 37.

Low, Alyson (November 2, 2012). All the world's a stage. School Library Journal, 61-64. Available

Mallett, Maragaret (2010). Choosing and Using Fiction and Nonfiction 3-11. Routledge. Preview Available

Mandell, Phyllis (November 2012). Now you're talking. School Library Journal, 58(11), 32-38. Available

Mandell, Phyllis Levy (October 3, 2012). News bites: Support common core with a new nonfiction program from Scholastic. School Library Journal. Available

Mantzicopoulos,Panayota & Patrick, Helen (2011). Reading picture books and learning science: engaging young children with informational text. Theory Into Practice, 50(4), 269-276. Available

Mikeska, Jamie N. (2010). Towards a more complex view of genre. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Available

Miller, Rebecca T. (June 1, 2012). I can help you with that: providing solutions puts librarians at the center of Common Core. School Library Journal. Available

Morris, Rebecca J. (June 1, 2012). Find where you fit in the common core, or the time I forgot about librarians and reading. Teacher Librarian, 39(5), 8-12. Available

Morrow, Lesley Mandel, Shanahan, Timothy, & Wixson, Karen K. (2012). Teaching with the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, PreK-2. Guilford Press.

Mueller, Mary (November 2, 2012). Public and private lives. School Library Journal, 12-16. Available

Nesi, Olga M. (December 2012). The public library connection. School Library Journal, 20. Available

Nesi, Olga M. (June 2, 2012). The new standards dovetail elegantly with inquiry, and we know inquiry. School Library Journal. Available

Nesi, Olga (October 1, 2012). The question of text complexity: reader and task trump traditional measures. School Library Journal. Available

Neuman, Susan B. & Gambrell, Linda B. (2013). Quality Reading Instruction in the Age of Common Core Standards. International Reading Association.

Norman, Rebecca R. (2010). Picture this: processes prompted by graphics in informational text. Literacy Teaching and Learning, 14(1/2), 1-39.

Oliff, Grace & Blanche, Ann (November 2, 2012). Endless discoveries. School Library Journal, 30-33. Available

Owocki, Gretchen (2012). The Common Core Lesson Book, K-5: Working with Increasingly Complex Literature, Informational Text, and Foundational Reading Skills. Heinemann.

Pappas, Christine (April-June 2006). The information book genre: its role in integrated science literacy research and practice. Reading Research Quarterly, 41(2), 226-250. Available

Partch, Jackie (November 2, 2012). Great gadgets. School Library Journal, 44-47.

Peters, John (November 2, 2012). For the fun of it. School Library Journal, 67-70. Available

Peters, John (November 2, 2012). Exploration and recreation. School Library Journal, 50-52. Available

Philpot, Chelsey (November 2, 2012). Common core and common sense. School Library Journal, 7. Available

Piehl, Kathy (May 1, 2011). Bugged out. School Library Journal, 57(5), 44-50. Available

Piehl, Kathy (September 4, 2012). A lifetime of study: on site with scientists. School Library Journal. Available

Piehl, Kathy (November 2, 2012). The world inside and around you. School Library Journal, 34-37. Available

Pierce, Diana (November 2, 2012). Success. School Library Journal, 8-12.

Prince, Jennifer (November 2, 2012). From sea to shining sea. School Library Journal, 56-63. Available

Rowland, Amy (November 2, 2012). Creature magnetism. School Library Journal, 26-29. Available

Sanderson, Peter (August 2004). True tales. School Library Journal, 50(8), 14-19. Available

Santoro, L. E., Chard, D. C., Howard, L., & Baker, S. K. (2008). Making the VERY most of read alouds to promote comprehension and vocabulary. Reading Teacher, 61(5), 396-408.

Schussler, Elisabeth E. (2008). From flowers to fruit: how children's books represent plant reproduction. International Journal of Science Education, 30(12), 1677-1696. Available

Shanahan, Timothy, Callison, Kim, Carriere, Christine, Duck, Nell K. Pearson, P. David, Schatschneider, Christopher, & Torgeson, Joseph (September 2010). Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Available

Shanahan, Timothy & Shanahan, Cynthia (2008). Teaching disciplinary literacy to adolescents: rethinking content-area literacy. Harvard Educational Review, 78(1), 40-59. Available

Shoemaker, Joel (September 2007). Rules of the game. School Library Journal, 53(9), 56-61. Available

Silvey, Anita (June 2010). The real deal. School Library Journal, 56(6), 22-25. Available

Stead, Tony (2006). Reality Checks: Teaching Reading Comprehension with Nonfiction, K-5. Stenhouse Publishers. Preview Available

Stone, Tanya Lee (February 1, 2009). The quest for authenticity. School Library Journal, 55(2), 20-21. Available

Stone, Tanya Lee (February 1, 2009). What's the big idea? passionate nonfiction challenges teens to think. Voya, 31(6), 508-509. Available

Sullivan, Ed (April 1, 2000). More is not always better. School Library Journal, 46(4), 42. Available

Sullivan, Ed (January 2001). Some teens prefer the real thing: the case for young adult nonfiction. English Journal, 90(3), 43.

Strickland, Dorothy S. (2013). Linking early literacy research and the Common Core Standards. In S.B. Neuman & L.B. Gambrell, Linda B., Quality Reading Instruction in the Age of Common Core Standards. International Reading Association.

Take the Plunge (October 1, 2012). School Library Journal. Available

Topping, K.J., Samuels, J. & Paul, T. (August 2008). Independent reading: the relationship of challenge, non-fiction and gender to achievement. British Educational Research Journal, 34(4), 505-524. Available

Torr, Jane & Clugston, Lynn (1999). A comparison between informational and narrative picture books as a context for reasoning between caregivers and 4-year-old children. Early Child Development and Care, 159(1).

Tavares, Matt (March/April 2011). A reason for the picture: illustrating nonfiction picture books. The Horn Book Magazine, 87(2), 49-55. Available

Tucker, Catlin (October 1, 2012). Common core standards: transforming teaching with collaborative technology, Teacher Librarian, 39(6), 30-37. Available

Turner, Thomas N., Broemmel, Amy D., Wooten, Deborah A. (2004). History through many eyes: ten strategies for building understanding of time concepts with historical picture books. Childhood Education, 81(1), 20-24. Available

Uhlmann, Douglas (April 2011). Pick me! Pick me! School Library Journal, 57(4), 80-83. Available

Vent, Cheryl T. & Ray, Julie A. (April 2007). There is more to reading than fiction! Enticing elementary students to read nonfiction books. Teacher Librarian, 34(4), 42-44. Available

Wasta, Stephanie (2010). Be my neighbor: exploring sense of place through children's literature. The Social Studies, (1001)5, 189-193. Available

Willey, Paula (December 4, 2012). Amazing but true: Nonfiction for reluctant readers. School Library Journal. Available

Willey, Paula (November 2, 2012). Make it, do it and read all about it. School Library Journal, 47-50. Available

Williams, T. Lee (2009). A framework for nonfiction in the elementary grades. Literacy Research and Instruction, 48(3), 247. Available

Wyatt, Neal (2007). The Readers' Advistory Guide to Nonfiction. American Library Association. Preview Available

Young, Terrell A. & Moss, Barbara (2006). Nonfiction in the classroom library: a literacy necessity. Childhood Education, 82(4), 207-212. Available

Zappy, Erica (Mar/April 2011). Sing a song of science: Scientistis in the Field. The Horn Book Magazine, 87(2), 33-38. IUPUI students can view the article online.

Zarnowski, Myra (November 1, 2012). Nonfiction series and the Common Core State Standards: Back Page. School Library Journal, 72. Available

Zarnowski, Myra, Aronson, Marc & Cappiello, Mary Ann (February 4, 2013). On Common Core: Talking About Nonfiction. School Library Journal. Available


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