BCTLA Position Statement


North CarolinaPosition Statement

AASL Position Statement on Labeling Books with Reading Levels

American Association of School Librarians. “Position Statement on the Value of Independent Reading in the School Library Program.”

American Library Association. “Labeling and Rating System: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights.” July 11, 2011. American Library Association. “Questions and Answers on Labeling and Rating Systems.” January 16, 2010. American Library Association. “Restricted Access to Library Materials: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights.” January 28, 2009.

Dzaldov, B. S. & Peterson, S. Book Leveling and Readers. The Reading Teacher. 222-224. November 2005. Abstract



Ekdahl, Moira article on Stephen Krashen in BCTLA "Bookmark"2008 page 10-11

S.D. Krashen Publications Website

Fountas & Pinnell Website

Scholastic Article on "Leveled Reading Systems" and Scholastic_Teacher_Book_Wizard_Find_Children_s_Books_by_Reading_Level_Topic_Genre._Level_Books_Scholastic.com.png


Steck-Vaughn Reading Levels Comparison Chart


AR statement from IPO (Shared as an example of market pressure) http://goo.gl/yU3tp

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