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Children's and Juvenile Books

This guide includes juvenile books located at the Arrendale Library. Books can be accessed by topic. Brief descriptions are also available as well as links to online children's book sites.

Lesson Plans / Ideas for Using Children's Books in the Classroom

Using Picture Books Across the Curriculum

Picture books can be engaging for younger children as well as middle school ages. The drawings and pictures provide interest that, in turn, promotes interest in the story. Picture books can be used across the curriculum to teach concepts. These books also provide opportunities for many hands-on activities in math, science, social studies, and writing. Picture books can make learning concepts fun and meaningful.

On this page you will find links to websites that provide a wealth of ideas for using picture books with children.

100 Picture Books

First Day of School

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Famous First Graders

International Children's Digital Library

Literature Learning Ladders

More Ideas Than You Will Ever Use

Picture Books for Reluctant Readers

Visual Literacy Through Picture Books