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From Walter Dean Myers to Jacqueline Woodson, these classic and flashy titles will draw every middle school reader into the rich world of African American literature. These titles reflect the experiences and issues of American middle school students. Some titles in this collection may contain mild language, romance, and occasional, non-explicit references to alcohol or drugs. This collection may not be appropriate for some communities.

Available for Grades 7+
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Thematic Research Library

Students use the Thematic Research Library to research their individual topics using the best informational books drawn from more than 250 publishers.

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* All materials shown are a representative sample. Actual titles may vary based on availability.

What's Included in this Module?

Literature Genre Lab Module
The Literature Genre Lab Block Module includes the following:

  • Instructional Framework1 Teacher Copy
  • Graphic Organizer30 Student Copies
  • Research Cards30 Student Copies
  • Anchor Titles2-5 Titles
  • Core Text(s)30 Student Copies Each
  • Informational Text Set1 Basket
  • Thematic Research Library80 Classroom Titles
  • Text by Jeffrey Wilhelm1 Teacher Copy
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À la carte Items

Leveled Baskets and Text Sets are available to purchase separately from the full Research Lab module.

Individual Basket

20 titles


Thematic Research Library

100 titles


Student Blank Books

30 copies


Job Embedded PD

1 Day of Professional Learning


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