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Curriculum Collection


The Curriculum Collection is located on the 2nd Floor of the Bennett Library in Burnaby.  Designed for students in the Faculty of Education's Professional Development Program (PDP), the Curriculum Collection is available to all members of the SFU community.

The collection contains materials for Preschool to Grade 12 - including teacher's guides & kits, textbooks, curriculum documents, oversize materials, and literature for children and young adults. Some historical curricular resources are available in the Historical Curriculum Collection and the Lam Graduate Research Centre.

Search the Curriculum Collection
Use the filters to limit by Location: Curriculum Collection or Curriculum Oversize.


K-12 textbooks & teaching materials

The collection includes selected textbooks recommended for use in B.C. schools, including teachers' editions, as well as materials containing 

*Remember to filter by Location: Curriculum Collection.

Books for children and young adults

The collection includes fairy and folk tales, picture books, fiction, graphic novels, beginning readers and informational texts.

  • For information books, search subject juvenile literature
  • For novels, search subject juvenile fiction OR fiction
  • For picture books, search subject juvenile pictorial works OR stories without words
  • For poetry, search subject juvenile poetry OR children's poetry
  • For graphic novels, search subject juvenile graphic novels OR juvenile comic books
  • For fairy and folk tales, search subject folklore OR fairy tales
  • For books in French, use the language filter and use English or French keywords
  • Note: In general, children’s literature (fiction and non-fiction) cannot be searched for in the Library Catalogue by grade level or age.

Curriculum documents

The collection includes curriculum guides (a.k.a. integrated resource packages) produced by the BC Ministry of Education.

Related resources

Use the PDP Information Resources guide for:

Use the Children's Literature Resources guide for:

Need help?

If you need help, please contact Elyse Sanche, Librarian for the Faculty of Education at 778.782.7419 or or Ask a librarian.

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