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Education - Children's Literature in the Classroom

A guide for locating grade-appropriate children's literature for use in the classroom.

Quick Search

Search term combinations bring up different resources in the catalog.  The links below provide sample searches and will connect you with items in both McPherson and the Curriculum Libraries.


ANED Resources   SD#61 Aboringinal Nations Education Division has selected links to novel studies.

First People - Legends  Legends on this site are organized by community; for example, you can look up local (Salish, Cowichan, etc.), national (Cree, Ojibwa, Micmac) or international communities (Maori).

Using First Nations Literature in the Classroom Saskatoon Public Schools On-line Resources.


Featured books

Free Downloadable Graphic Novel

No Sale, Skèlèp! (see below to download) was written by Aboriginal youth and illustrated by Christian Ryan.  It is free to download and has been successfully used in middle-grade classrooms as an anchor text to teach critical media health literacy.

For more information, or to purchase hard copies, contact Dr. Deborah Begoray:  You can also check out the article:  Aboriginal students, critical media health literacy and the creation of a graphic novel health education tool.


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