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TeachingBooks Coverage presents literature created for children and young adults. 

You can search or browse by many categories, including by author(s), illustrator(s), books, lists, series, book awards and distinctions, grade level, curricular area, genre, cultural area, year published, resource type (ex: author interviews, activities and lessons) and special collections (ex: diverse books). 

Grade levels are Pre-K to 2, 1 to 5, 4 to 8, and 7 to 12.

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TeachingBooks Author Entries may be searched or browsed in a variety of ways. This box demonstrates some sources that can be found for an individual book.  This example highlights an entry for one book: Dreamers by Yuyi Morales.  

For this book, you will find an overview of the book, a meet-the-author movie, an audio excerpt, a book trailer, a recording where the author describes how to pronounce her name, more audio and written interviews, a list of awards this book received, and much more.

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