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Selected resources for teaching writing K-12. APT designates resources purchased with funds from the Albert Payson Terhune Foundation.

Mentor Texts

Here is a list of Mentor Texts developed by staff of the Curriculum Materials Center of the David & Lorraine Cheng Library of William Paterson University. It includes mentor texts identified in Nonfiction mentor texts by L.R. Dorfman & R. Cappelli (2009), as well as titles purchased through the generosity of the Albert Payson Terhune Foundation.

Video of Book Tasting

Books to Check Out!

Welcome to Book Tasting!

Welcome to the Book Tasting  for Teaching Writing LibGuide!

This LibGuide identifies the books featured in the September 10, 2015 Book Tasting session.

We hope that you found books that are of interest to you, and learned strategies for teaching writing.

Hosts of Book Tasting

This Book Tasting session was organized by:

Elizabeth Brown,, College of Education

Marie Donnantuono,, College of Education

Carrie Hong,, College of Education

Noreen Moore,, College of Education

Yvonne Roux,, Cheng Library


Special thanks to the Cheng Library and the College of Education for their support.


Additional thanks to:

Kathy Malu, College of Education

Patricia Moore, Cheng Library

Julie Rosenthal, College of Education

Joe Van Riper, Photographer Extraordinaire

Irene Van Riper, College of Education