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ENG 3240 World Literature for Children: Overview

What's in this guide

belk libraryThis guide contains resources that you can use to learn about using youth literature in the classroom.

Books and E-books

International Literature

Evaluating Reading Level

Evaluating Diversity

Youth Literature Research

Genre Definitions

Instructional Materials Center

The Instructional Materials Center is is a model pre-K-12 school library located on the lower level of Belk Library.

In it you'll find: 

  • Children's and Young Adult Literature (Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Biographies, etc.)
  • Curriculum and Lesson Planning Ideas and Examples
  • Professional and Reference Collections
  • Manipulatives and Displays (Posters, Models, Puppets, Games)
  • K-12 Textbooks (both N.C. state adopted and supplementary)

We help you by:

  • Providing reference service to ASU students, faculty, and staff, as well as area educators and community members
  • Offering reading recommendations for all ages and reading levels
  • Hosting classes and workshops on finding and using library resources
  • Providing access to research materials (via the library catalog, databases, periodical indexes, and the Internet.)
  • Maintaining the "Idea Factory," a media production facility designed exclusively for education students and area educators

Education Librarian

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Jewel Davis
Contact:
828.262.2791
Belk Library IMC Room 033
davisja5@appstate.edu
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