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Educator Resources

This guide outlines services and resources for the teachers and educators in the community



  • There are two collections of classroom sets. One is a set of juvenile titles and the other is a set of teen titles. There are 50 titles altogether and each title has 25 or more copies. See below for the titles in both the juvenile and teen classroom set collections.
  • To order a classroom set, use an order form below. (Please note, that you will use your own PPLD library card, an Educator Card or your school's organizational library card to check out the set for 8 weeks.)
    • To order a juvenile classroom set, click here.
    • To order a teen classroom set, click here.
  • Your classroom set of books will arrive at the PPLD location that you indicated on the form. The books will be in a black bag or black rolling bin, depending on how many copies of the book you have requested. The tag on the container indicates how many copies you requested.
  • Your check-out receipt will have the due date on it. Return this classroom set with all copies in the container to any PPLD location.
  • Again, a classroom set is checked out for 8 weeks. You may check out 3 sets at once, depending on availability. 
  • IMPORTANT: If you need to renew a classroom set, contact Rachel Martin ( or Mikaela Fortune ( We will renew the set, if possible.

Juvenile Classroom Sets


Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau Pie in the Sky by Remi Lai 

Clean Getaway by Nic Stone

Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin 
El Deafo by Cece Bell  Save me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan
Extra Credit by Andrew Clements  Show me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte
Front Desk by Kelly Yang  Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper 
Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen by Sarah Kapit Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo 
Ghost by Jason Reynolds The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly  *The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Indian No More by Charlene Willing McManis and Traci Sorell Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai  *Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
New Kid by Jerry Craft 
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

* These titles include an additional five copies in Spanish.

Teen Classroom Sets


A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park  Odyssey: A Graphic Novel by Gareth Hinds
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee 
Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol *Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Dear Martin by Nic Stone Refugee by Alan Gratz 
Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank  Scythe by Neal Shusterman 
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez **Signs of Survival: A Memoir of the Holocaust by Joshua Greene and Renee Hartman
I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka, Liz Welch, and Martin Ganda   The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn **The Ghosts of Rose Hill by R.M. Romero 
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds 

The Giver by Lois Lowry 

Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds  *The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Monster by Walter Dean Myers 

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers  Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass 
Nimona by N.D. Stevenson 

*Titles include five addtional copies in Spanish

**Titles were generously donated to the YA collection by the Greenberg Center for Learning and Tolerance