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
Body Language - Poems of the Medical Training Experience 11,12 Book Neeta Jain
Case Studies in Allied Health Ethics 12,11 Book Vaetch and Flack
Developing the Leader in You 11,12 Book John Maxwell
Life in Medicine: An Anthology 11,12 Book Robert Coles
Girl Interrupted 11,12 Book Susanna Kaysen
Shacked Doctor 11,12 Book Ryan Collins
How We Live 11,12 Book Sherwin Nuland
How We Die 11,12 Book Sherwin Nuland
The Doctors Stories 11,12 Book Richard Selzer
First Do No Harm 11,12 Book Lisa Belkin
Medical Readers Theater 11,12 Book Todd L. Savitt
Chicken Soup for the Soul Celebrates Teachers 12,11,10,9 Book 910 Jack Canfield
The Girl with the Brown Crayon 9,10,11,12 Book Vivian Gussin Paley
Blood Shot 12,11 Book 910 Sara Paretsky
Fire Sale 11,12 Book Sara Paretsky
Key West Connection 12,11 Book Randy Wayne White
Dead of Night 12,11 Book Randy Wayne White
The Case of the One-eyed Witness 11,12 Book Erle Stanley Gardner
The Case of the Glamoroius Ghost 11,12 Book Erle Stanley Gardner
The Case of the Deadly Toy 11,12 Book Erle Stanley Gardner
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