Teaching Tough Topics with Children's Literature Webinar - TOUGHTOPICS

The books featured in the "Teaching Tough Topics with Children's Litearture Webinar" help educators, librarians, and families talk about difficult issues with children through relatable characters and storylines. The titles in this collection range from children in grades PreK through 8th grade and contain a variety of themes, genres, and interests. The books in this collection are perfect for examining bias and bullying, what's happening in the news, and how young people can take action. 

Teaching Tough Topics with Children's Literature Webinar (18 Books): $236.10

Collection
Themes

Nonfiction, Classroom Activities, Middle Grade, United States History, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, History, Friendship, Families, Dreams & Aspirations, Discrimination, Cultural Diversity, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Bullying, Breaking Gender Barriers, African/African American Interest, Biracial/Multiracial Interest, Biography/Memoir, Empathy/Compassion, Integrity/Honesty , Persistence/Grit, Realistic Fiction, Respect/Citizenship, Courage, Kindness/Caring, Fiction, Diversity, Refugees

Included formats shown below in BOLD

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Sparkle Boy

By Newman

Illustrated by Mola

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 21

Lexile Level: AD490L
DRA: 28

HC: $17.95
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Antonio's Card/ La tarjeta de Antonio

By González

Illustrated by Álvarez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Spanish Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 5
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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King for a Day

By Khan

Illustrated by Krömer

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD600L
SRC: 2.4
DRA: 30

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First Day in Grapes

By Perez

Illustrated by Casilla

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 3.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD570L
SRC: 2.9
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Friends from the Other Side / Amigos del otro lado

By Anzaldúa

Illustrated by Méndez

Guided Reading: P
Spanish Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 2
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 2.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 640L
SRC: 3.6
DRA: 38

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Chess Rumble

By Neri

Illustrated by Watson

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 8
Intervention: 29

AR Level: 3.5 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 690L
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 50

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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From North to South / Del Norte al Sur

By Colato Laínez

Illustrated by Cepeda

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: N
Spanish Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD640L
SRC: 2.7
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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A House by the River

By Miller

Illustrated by Hu / Wright

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 700L
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Brothers in Hope

By Williams

Illustrated by Christie

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 5
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 4.7 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 670L
SRC: 3.5
DRA: 44

HC: $18.95
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Sharing Our Homeland

By Marx

Photographed by Karp

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 8
Intervention: 32

AR Level: 5.9 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 960L
SRC: 7.5
DRA: 60

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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I Am Alfonso Jones

By Medina

Illustrated by Jennings / Robinson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 6 - 12
Intervention: 34

Lexile Level: GN640L
DRA: 80

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Yummy

By Neri

Illustrated by DuBurke

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 5 - 12
Intervention: 29

AR Level: 3.4 - 1.0
Lexile Level: GN510L
SRC: 4.4
DRA: 50

PB: $16.95
6PK: $101.70
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Destiny's Gift

By Tarpley

Illustrated by Burrowes

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 4.0 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD690L
DRA: 38

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel

By Robles

Illustrated by Angel

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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The Can Man

By Williams

Illustrated by Orback

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 5
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD630L
SRC: 2.5
DRA: 38

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Lend a Hand

By Frank

Illustrated by Ladd

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 21

AR Level: 4.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NP
DRA: 28

HC: $17.95
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Malala Yousafzai

By Abouraya

Illustrated by Roth

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 7
Intervention: 27

DRA: 40

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Ahimsa

By Kelkar

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7
Intervention: 34

AR Level: 5.3 - 8.0
Lexile Level: 830L
DRA: 80

HC: $18.95