Curriculum Materials Center: Youth Collection

About the Youth Collection

The Youth Collection is a library collection comprised of children’s and young adult literature, in different formats. The available formats are trade books, board books, audio books, braille books, electronic books, and DVDs.

Lexile Level

If you want to know whether a specific book is within a student’s Lexile range, you can use the Quick Book Search located on the top-right of the “Find a Book” page. All you need is create a free account and know a book’s author, title or ISBN number to find the Lexile text measure of that book.

Book Wizard

Level your classroom library or find books at just the right level for students with Book Wizard, the book finder from Scholastic with Guided Reading, Lexile® Measure, and more.

Book Series Levels

What is DRA?

Developmental Reading Assessment is a field-tested method that is used to systematically observe, record, and evaluate a reader's performance.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

On Display in the Youth Collection: Winter Wonderland!

Winter Wonderland Display

New Books at Peabody Library


Diverse BookFinder