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The Educational Resource Collections
Award Winning Books - Available on the lower level - Award winning children's book (both fiction and nonfiction). These include many different award winners, including the Newbery, Caldecott, Belpre, and many other awards.
Big Books - Available on the lower level - Oversize copies of children's books, often classics.
California Adopted Textbooks - Available on the 7th floor - The California Department of Education web site has a database of adopted state textbooks and their prices. This database provides excellent information on what instructional materials are available. Older textbooks and those no longer adopted are located in the lower level of the King Library. Please note that due to the state budget crisis, there is currently a suspension on adopted textbooks until 2013/14
Curriculum - Available on the 7th floor - Includes professional development materials based on current learning theory and research; also includes lesson planning materials for practical application in classrooms.
Historic Juvenile - Available on the lower level - An expansive collection of historical materials for children and young adults spanning the late 18th - 20th centuries. Includes fiction, nonfiction, picture books, periodicals, novelty books, primers and other historic educational materials.
Historic Textbooks - Available on the lower level - Includes outdated California state adopted textbooks and curricular materials.