A variety of literature, both fiction and non-fiction texts, can be used to support literacy within a rigorous CTE program. These include many works, including novels, books, short stories, biographies, speeches – even poems and plays. Use the search form below to find literary works that relate to specific CTE Clusters, reading levels, and grades.

Teachers are encouraged to submit titles to be included in this collection. To add a literary resource, just click the link, "add a Resource" just above the line across the page. Here you can enter in as much information as you have. A staff member will review it, make any minor corrections needed, and post it. We appreciate your participation.
You can search lexile levels here: http://www.lexile.com/

All items included in the literacy database are suggested by educators in the field. Neither the CTE Technical Assistance Center, nor NYSED, endorses the resources included in the list. If you find that any of the resources contain erroneous content, inappropriate language, or concerning subject matter, please contact us directly at ctetac@spnet.us.

Title Grades Type Lexile Level Author First Name Author Last Name
One Fearful Yello Eve 11,12 Book John McDonald
The Lonely Silver Rain 12,11 Book John McDonald
the Deep Bluie Good-by 11,12 Book John McDonal
The Generals 11,12 Book W.E.B. Griffin
New Breed 11,12 Book W.E.B. Griffin
Semper Fi 11,12 Book W.E.B. Griffin
Men in Blue 11,12 Book W.E.B. Griffin
Big Bad Wolf 11,12 Book James Patterson
4th of July 11,12 Book James Patterson
Maximum ride: The Angel Experiment 11,12 Book James Patterson
Tripwire 11,12 Book Lee Child
Die Trying 11,12 Book Lee Child
Killing Floor 12,11 Book Lee Child
Persuader 11,12 Book Lee Child
Honor Among Thieves 11,12 Book Jeffrey Archer
A Matter of Honor 11,12 Book Jeffrey Archer
The Rainmaker 12,11 Book 830 John Grisham
The Client Book 730 John Grisham
The Pelican Brief 12,11 Book 660 John Grisham
The Firm 12,11 Book 680 John Grisham
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