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CI 4360: Dombroski: Finding Books

Search for Books & More in the Library:

"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

Anthony Guardado, Head RRC Librarian

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Anthony Guardado


Texas State University
Round Rock Campus
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