Leveled Libraries

With an effective leveled library, you can help your students develop critical literacy skills and a lifelong love of reading. As education professionals, we use our expertise to build leveled library collections for guided reading instruction that:
Appeal to your unique population
Target your literacy goals
Align to your content needs
Include a wide variety of text types and formats
Utilize your readability assessment data

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Need a Balanced Collection?

This complete Leveled Library Starter Collection for Grades K-6 includes guided reading levels A-Z, fiction and nonfiction high-interest titles, and a variety of text types and structures.

Looking For Specific Titles?

Select the titles you want on Mackin.com, or email your list to our team for a quote.

Want a Custom Collection Aligned to Your Students and Needs?

Your designated Classroom Services Coordinator will take the time to build a customized list for you based on your specific needs and requests. Each title will be hand selected with intention and purpose, building you a unique collection that caters specifically to your students. Fill out our Leveled Library Planning Guide and let us know what you need!


Mackin has several packaging options to offer as a means of organizing your classroom library collections.

Book Sleeves


As part of Mackin’s standard processing on leveled library orders, the sleeves all receive:

  • Enhanced barcodes on sleeves
  • Reading level label on spine of sleeve
  • Colored protector over reading level label to color-coordinate according to level

Shelf-Ready Delivery

To make the entire process as seamless as possible, your order will come shelf-ready; books will be packaged and organized by reading level to make for an easy move from box to shelf.

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  • I have always received prompt, helpful, and courteous service from every Mackin representative with whom I’ve talked. The book orders are processed in a timely fashion, and the quality of the materials we receive are excellent.

    Rebecca S. District Librarian, Van Alstyne High School, Van Alstyne, TX

All of Mackin’s recommended book lists are prepared by our in-house librarians and educators, who are dedicated to providing the very best selections available based on the parameters provided by the organizations, librarians, and teachers requesting the title lists. Please understand, however, that all titles provided on our requested or standing lists are options for the purchaser to consider and are not guaranteed to fulfill the exact needs or requirements of every school, classroom, or library. We understand and respect that the purchaser will make the final selections most appropriate for their students. Mackin does not serve as the decision-maker or the authority regarding the titles that should or should not be purchased for any school, library, or classroom.