Children's Literature Research Guide
Use the catalogs below to locate books and audio-visual
The following list is just a selection of books in the Reference
collection located on the first floor of the Library.
- Best Books for Children: Preschool Through Grade 6.
Reference PN 1009 .A1 G55 2002, 2003 supplement
- Children's Catalog
Reference PN 1009 .A1 1976-2007
- Children's Literature Review.
Reference PN 1009 .A1 C5139 1976-2005
- Companion to American Children's Picture Books
Reference Z 1033 .P52 K57 2005
- Contemporary Authors
Reference PN 451 .E8 C59
- Master Index to Summaries of Children's Books
Reference Z 1037 .P46 1985 and 1998
- Something About the Author
Reference PN 451 .S6
- St. James Guide to Children's Authors
PS 490 .S68 1999
Use these article databases to find articles published in magazines and journals on children's literature topics, biographical information on authors as well as book reviews. Please be sure to have your
card available before you use these databases from home.
The following Web sites are a good starting place
to find information on children's literature.
with citing sources. Includes NoodleBib that formats a bibliography
for you, using either MLA or APA styles.
Diana Fitzwater, Reference Librarian
Revised June 2008