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Infant Through Grade 12 Resources: Home

Collections for those working with children and youth.

Welcome to the Infant Through Grade 12 Resources Subject Guide!

Welcome to IG12!  We have children's books and a wide variety of teacher resources - including puppets and educational games for kids! If you're looking for a good book to read, ideas for lesson plans, or need guidance with research, we can help with that, as well.
Our Mission: IG12 exists to provide resources and assistance in using these resources to children and young adults and those who are working or plan to work with these age groups.
Book Displays: Come in and check out our book displays - really! Our student workers base these on specific themes; we consider a display to be successful if book "walk off" the display!  If you see a title that looks interesting, nab it and take it downstairs to the Circulation desk to check it out!

IG12 Visitors!

Attend Student NEA Meetings this Spring in IG12!

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, April 4, and May 2

Ebooks for K-12!

Find Ebooks to accompany your units or lesson plans! These links can be accessed by clicking on "Articles & Databases" from the Libraries main page - click on  E-Books in the left-hand column, choose "Ebooks K-12" and select the collections/grade levels you'd like to search. Each collection contains different titles, so if you're looking for books for grade 4 you might select both the Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition and eBook K-8 Collection (EBSCOhost) sets.

You can also access the K-12 collections via the link below.                                                                            

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The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is the administrative component of the Missouri State Board of Education, and contains a wealth of material for MIssouri teachers. Take some time to get to know this site; you will find in-depth information on school systems and many other items of interest. 

A few quick-start pages are listed below:

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