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This collection currently contains 174 titles in English
in and 82 titles in Spanish.
Books for Young Learners in Spanish are authentic adaptations from
The English/Spanish Companion Sets, provide
in English and Spanish
Spanish-speaking parents can read along
their children learn
to read. They are ideal for ESL, LEP and bilingual
The Books for Young Learners
collection is a broad literacy framework for developing readers and writers who think critically and
communicate effectively. The collection comprises stand-alone books that
increase in complexity and concepts and complement each other. The individual titles
in the Books for
Young Learners collection supports developing
Books for Young Learners are charming, books, appropriate for instructional
emergent, early, and fluent readers in primary grades.
The Books for Young Learners Teacher
Resource by Margaret Mooney
a wealth of information on the unique
features of each book.
and prompts help teachers introduce
and support students through some of
content and some
of the skills and
understandings that they need when
reading for meaning.
Before publishing, a book is first
trialed in a black and white version
in American schools. Results of the trialing lead to refinement in text and illustrations,
and assignment of a book level.
The trialing also provides data used to
identify each book for
shared, guided, and independent reading. For more detailed information about each book in the collection see the
Levels and Approaches Chart.
Books for Young Learners offers variety of trim size and formats across many
genres of writing. The books are a uniformly high quality exploration of
interest to young children worldwide.
to our BYL BYL Ebooks page for a look inside
some of the books in the collection.