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Children's Genre List for Teacher Education: Concept Books

How to Search

Concept book – These are written to present factual material through illustrations and accompanying text, such as, opposites, spatial relationships, sounds, and social concepts.  You should use search terms that describe what you are looking for, such as, “sounds” and “animals” or “night” or “colors”.  You might also include the search term “picture books”, if you are looking for books for very young children.

TAMUCT Concept Books

  • Alphabet adventure / by Audrey Wood ; illustrated by Bruce Wood.PZ 7 W846 AL 2001 Children

  • Animal alphabet / Bert Kitchen. PE 1155 K58 1991 Children

  • Color zoo / Lois Ehlert.ND 1490 E33 1989 Children

  • How much is a million? / by David M. Schwartz ; pictures by Steven Kellogg.QA 141.3 .S45 1985 Children

  • Millions, billions & trillions : understanding big numbers / by David A. Adler ; illustrated by EdwardMiller.QA 141.15 A35 2013 Children

  • My first number book / Marie Heinst.QA 141.3 .H45 1992 Children

  • On Market Street / pictures by Anita Lobel ; words by Arnold Lobel.PZ 8.3 L817 ON 1981 Children

  • Only one / Marc Harshman ; illustrated by Barbara Garrison.QA 113 .H37 1992 Children

  • Press here / Hervé Tullet ; translated by Christopher Franceschelli.PZ 7 T82314 PR 2011 Children

  • Rooster's off to see the world / Eric Carle.PZ 7 C21476 RO 1987 Children

  • Texas alphabet / by James Rice. PZ 7 R53 TE 1988 Children

  • The pigs' picnic / Keiko Kasza.PZ 7 K15645 PI 1988 Children

  • There's a wocket in my pocket! / by Dr. Seuss.PZ 8.3 G276 TG Children

  • What comes in 2's, 3's, & 4's? / by Suzanne Aker ; illustrated by Bernie Karlin.QA 113 A52 1990 Children

  • What's a pair? What's a dozen? / Stephen R. Swinburne.QA 141.3 .S95 2000 Children

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