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The following booksellers and distributors supply hundreds of thousands of titles with Lexile measures to customers, schools and libraries worldwide. Many include a “search by Lexile measure” feature.


 

AKJ Education is a national, educational wholesaler for schools, libraries and literacy programs. We serve educators teaching all grades: infant/toddler through Grade 12. We offer high quality books and educational products in easy to shop, easy to purchase, easy to afford formats in pre-organized collections or as individual items.


Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, now includes Lexile mesures on their book descriptions to help users select books that best fit their reading ability. Amazon.com is an expansive selection of bestselling children's books that you can search and shop by age, format, subject and reading level. Find a book based on you Lexile reading level at Amazon today.


 

American Reading Company was created by teachers, curriculum specialists and literacy activists with the mission to ensure every student reads on or above grade level. With an arsenal of highly skilled executive coaches, together with comprehensive instructional frameworks and a database of more than 90,000 titles leveled to the Common Core State Standards, American Reading provides a “literacy operating system” for any district seeking aggressive academic achievement, with the transparency and accountability required to sustain it.


 

Barnes & Noble, the world's largest bookseller, now offers its customers the ability to search for books by Lexile measure—in stores and online at Barnes & Noble.com. Learn more about Barnes & Noble's Lexile Reading Level Wizard.


 

Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to K-12 school classrooms across the country. Working with hundreds of publishers representing more than 30,000 book titles, Booksource creates collections of authentic literature aligned to state standards and reading levels, making it easy for educators to match trade books to their curriculum. 


 

 

Children's Plus, Inc. specializes in children's and young adult books; offering the best in quality, service and selection. With nearly 300,000 titles and over 20,000 favorites in our guaranteed library editions, custom book lists and hand-selected featured titles, we help you build your best library—PreK to YA!


The Classroom Library Company is an educator owned and operated company that publishes and distributes educational media aligned to the Common Core Standards. All of their products consist of high interest educational materials, are available to the K- 8 marketplace, and are leveled for targeted reading. Classroom Library Company uses Lexile measures to assure both objective and subjective factors when estimating readability levels.


Davidson Titles Inc.®  has been providing high-quality products and services to schools, libraries and other institutions since 1980. They carry the newest titles from the best-known educational publishers in all available formats. Davidson Titles’ website at davidsontitles.com, offers a wide range of book information, including a book's Lexile measure. Processing options include Lexile measures in MARC records and on book labels.


Epic! is the world's leading digital library for kids, with over 15,000 eBooks, audiobooks and educational videos from over 150 children's publishers, including HarperCollins, Macmillan, National Geographic and Encyclopedia Britannica. Every book on Epic! is carefully selected by a panel of teachers and children's literature experts to ensure an age-appropriate, high-quality library for grades K-5. Engagement on Epic! is unmatched, with kids reading more than 8 million books each month on the service. Epic! is free for classroom use and is already used in over 70% of elementary schools across the country. The service is available on all major platforms, including the Web (desktops and laptops), iOS and Android devices, and Apple TV.


 

ePlatform is an eBook lending system that’s empowering schools and libraries across the world. ePlatform provides affordable, highly customized, cloud based eLibraries in over 20 counties, offering the best local and international authors.




Everbind "prebinds" the paperback books of over 140 publishers specifically for classroom use.  It remanufactures those paperbacks into sewnbound, hardcover Everbind Editions guaranteed to last indefinitely in the classroom.  If the binding ever fails, Everbind will repair or replace the book … FOREVER.  Everbind provides available Lexile Measures for every title in its catalogs and on its website (everbind.com) as an indispensable aid  to educators choosing books for their classrooms.


 

Follet School Solutions, Inc. is the largest supplier of books and curriculum-focused AV materials to PreK-12 schools. They also supply a wide range of digital resources including eBooks, Interactive eBooks and online databases; plus early literacy, bilingual materials and more-all designed to assist educators in improving student performance. Their website, titlewave.com, offers you the ability to search for books by Lexile measure, include Lexile measures in your MARC records and order specialized Lexile labels for your books.


 

Ingram Content Group LLC is the world's largest and most trusted distributor of books, music and media content. Thousands of publishers, retailers and libraries worldwide use Ingram’s fully integrated physical and digital distribution, logistics, and manufacturing solutions to access global consumer demand, and realize the full business potential of book content. The Lexile Framework provides Ingram with important title metadata that our customers use daily in their buying decisions.


 

 

Junior Library Guild, founded in 1929, provides collection development services to more than 21,000 school and public libraries throughout North America. This unique service reviews and selects children’s and young adult books prior to their publication. New-release JLG selections are placed into one of 73 categories ranging from Prekindergarten to Adult Crossover and are then shipped to member libraries on a monthly basis. Being a JLG selection is many times the first honor a book receives. More than 95 percent of JLG selections then go on to win industry awards or get starred or favorable reviews.

Each book that we choose is given a book detail page on our website and on that page we list the Lexile measures for librarians and educators who need the information.


OverDrive is the leading provider of eBooks for grades K–12. We’re the only 100% digital content solution, delivering a better way for districts and schools to buy and use books. This simple, proven digital education model saves funds and increases usage by making it easy for students and faculty to get the right content at the right time, online and offline, on any device! With our industry-leading catalog of over 2 million titles from 5,000 top publishers, districts and schools can select the digital versions of books they have in print and supplement with other digital materials (eBooks, audiobooks, video, periodicals) to support curriculum and instruction goals. Serving 12,000+ districts and schools worldwide.


 

Perma-Bound® Books is a leading provider of school and library products and services. With over 50 years of expertise, the company has been built around their line of Perma-Bound books. They have partnered with hundreds of the industry's best publishers to offer more than 150,000 titles for schools and libraries. Additional products include Perma-Guides, Teacher's Guides, Interactive Books, Novel Units, Student Packets, Customized Booklists, DVDs, CDs and Videos, as well as MARC record services.


 

Prestwick House is one of the nation’s leading English/Language Arts educational publishers, supplying schools across the country with paperback books, teaching guides, vocabulary programs, digital teaching resources, and more. Educators can find Lexile measures for hundreds of books at www.prestwickhouse.com.


 

Steps to Literacy offers thousands of hand-picked tradebook collections to meet your curriculum and classroom needs. Consult with our educational experts to create large and robust customized library collections to exceed educational goals and encourage a love of learning.


Tales2Go® is a Netflix­‐like service that streams thousands of name-brand audio book titles from leading publishers to desktops, laptops and mobile devices in the classroom and beyond. The company has innovated on both the delivery and business model of distributing audio books to schools, early childhood programs and parents, giving users instant, unlimited and simultaneous access to its catalog. Literacy experts have long understood that children need to be good listeners in order to become good readers since proficient reading is a combination of listening comprehension (i.e. vocabulary and fluency) and decoding skills.