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What's in this guide
This guide contains resources that you can use to learn about using youth literature in the classroom.
Books and E-books
Evaluating Reading Level
Youth Literature Research
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