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Search for Books & More in the Library:
Use the Library Catalog to search the main collection for print resources, multimedia resources, and ebooks. The Catalog also provides location and availability details. Use "Quotation marks" when searching a phrase.
Start Your Research
Books, eBooks, and multimedia can also be searched using Start Your Research by limiting on the left to Library Catalog after a search is run.
"High interest low vocabulary" and "reluctant reader" books and bibliographies can very helpful when attempting to identify books good for ESL/ELL students.
Any juvenile book titles you find listed in sources like those below must then be searched in the Library Catalog search to see if Alkek Juvenile Collection has a copy.
Books for a Small Planet
Building an ESL Collection for Young Adults
Connecting with Reluctant Teen Readers
Light 'n Lively Reads for ESL, Adult, and Teen Readers eBook
Matching Books and Readers: Helping English Learners in Grades K-6 eBook
Quick and Popular Reads for Teens
A World of Books: An Annotated Reading List for ESL/EFL Students
The Library's Juvenile Collection also has many books in native languages - Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Urdu, French, German, Native American Navajo, Native American Cree
As the library services are currently running on a limited basis, we are temporarily offering scanning services
for material out of print books (maximum 50 pages, 1 request per day)
Anthony Guardado, Head RRC Librarian