Junior Great Books Series K-1 is a flexible, interactive program that provides the challenge and critical thinking elements needed in every balanced literacy program. It focuses on building the foundation in the basics of Shared Inquiry: listening, wondering, and sharing.

Junior Great Books Series K-1 student books contain twelve age-appropriate selections in each series (9 stories, 3 poems).

Teacher’s Editions include complete student readings, text-specific activity instructions, implementation and assessment support, and downloadable MP3 files of the selections.