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Education: Children's Literature

About this guide.

This online guide is developed specifically for those doing research in children's literature. It provides a recommended list of resources, encompassing print materials, electronic databases, and selected Internet resources. This guide should be of help to students, researchers, parents, and those just looking for a good children's book.

Because the study of children's literature draws from disciplines such as history, sociology, psychology, and literature in general, you may need to consult resources in those fields also.

Award Winning Books

The following books can be found at the Drinko Library Circulation desk on reserve. Simply ask someone at the desk for the book(s) you wish to check out. Only six reserve books may be checked out at a time.

United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) bookmarks that show year of award, grade level, and publication location.

Books

Use the Marshall University Libraries catalog to locate books in the libraries. The following Library of Congress Subject Headings are examples of terms that can be used with the Basic Search by Subject Heading, or the Keyword Search, to locate books in the MU libraries:

Databases

Below you will find some helpful databases related to the field of education.

Subject Guide

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