Libraries for Literacy Bibliography

Libraries for Literacy Bibliography

Libraries for Literacy 2013

Resources for Tutors

Teaching Adults: A Literacy Resource Book, New Readers Press, ISBN-10:1564200396

LITSTART: Strategies for Adult Literacy and ESL TutorsISBN-10: 0883366533

Tutor: A Collaborative, Learner-Centered Approach to Literacy Instruction for Teens and Adults, New Readers Press, ISBN-10: 1564208958

Teaching Adults: An ESL Resource Book, New Readers Press, ISBN-10: 1564201309

I Speak English: A Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages-Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, Literacy Volunteers of America, ISBN-10: 1568533616

Instructional Materials

Basic Literacy:

Specific Skills Series for Reading, Grade Levels 3-8,SRA/McGraw-Hill,

ISBN-10: 0076039552 (Levels A-C) ISBN-10: 0076039560 (Levels D-F)

ISBN-10: 0076039579 (Levels F-H)

Reading Wise: Comprehension Strategies that Work,New Readers Press, ISBN-10: 1564203255

EndeavorSeries, New Readers Press, ISBN-10: 9781564208538

VoyagerSeries, New Readers Press, ISBN-10: 156420913X

ChallengerSeries, New Readers Press, ISBN-10: 1564205681

Challenger Writing,New Readers Press, ISBN-10: 1564209008

Contemporary’s Word Power, NTC Pub Group, ISBN-10: 0809208369

Language Builder,McGraw-Hill, ISBN-10: 0072835869

English as a Second Language (ESL):

ExpressWays, Pearson Education ESL, ISBN-10: 0133852954

Laubach Way to English, New Readers Press, ISBN-10: 1564209393

Pronuciation Pairs: An Introduction to the Sounds of English, Cambridge University Press, ISBN-10: 9780521678087

Side-by-Side, Pearson Education ESL, ISBN-10: 0132402548

The Oxford Picture DictionarySeries (workbooks, readers, audio program, assessment, lessonplans and activities)Oxford University Press,online resourcesat

GED, Pre-GED and Test Preparation:

Pre-GED Skill Workbooks Series (Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies) New Readers Press

GED Preparation Text(new GED Test in January 2014-no titles yet available)

Life Skills:

Life-Skills Series (Ads & Coupons, Labels & Packages, and more) Remedia Publications

Life Skill Literacy: Things To Know About… Series(Cars and Driving, Housing, and more) J. Weston Walch Publishers

Steps To Independent Living: Series (How to Use Money wisely, Stay Healthy, and more) Walch Education

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Breakthrough to Math Series (Placement tests, Mastery Checkups, Workbooks, and Teacher Editions), New Readers Press

Materials for learner selected reading

Dominoes Series(Over 50 fiction/non-fiction titles at 4 reading levels, books with Audio CD Rom and activities)Oxford University Press

The SmartReader Recorded Books (Over 60 fiction/non-fiction titles available at 2 reading levels, books with Audio CD read at two speeds) Recorded Books,


Humour, Romance, Be the Judge, Multiple SeriesGrass Roots Press

Reading with Humor Series (24 titles with available Audio CD’s)Remedia Publications,


Animal, Health, How To, Multiple SeriesGrass Roots Press

Activists, Acts of Courage, Sports, Multiple SeriesGrass Roots Press

VITAL color coding for Materials: The spine of each book or the narrowest part of a non-book item displays a color dot. The dot color indicates the approximate reading level or audience:

RedBeginning - (pre-literacy – 3 grade)

OrangeIntermediate - (grades 4-6)

YellowAdvanced - (grades 7 and up)

Tan GED - (General Education Degree)

Green ESL - (English as a Second Language)

VioletProfessional and Reference materials – (includes Teacher’s Editions)


New Readers Press: publishing division of ProLiteracy, the world's largest adult basic education and literacy organization.

Curriculum Associates: Materials designed to meet state-specific school standards.

Grass Roots Press: High interest/low reading level materials. (Use care when selecting materials from this Canadian organization, some may have alternate spellings.)

High Noon Books: interest/low reading level materials and ESL materials

Oxford University Press: Adult education, test preparation, ESL and other materials

Remedia Publications: Materials for K-12, Special education and ESL

Steck-Vaughn Co.: Adult education, workforce readiness, and test preparation resources.

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