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Literature for Children EDEL 2280: Welcome

This guide provides resources to help you find children's books, evaluate them, and create activities to use with them when working with students.


Welcome to the Library's Guide for Literature for Children


What do you need to accomplish?

Find iconFind a children's book
  • Locate a book for a class project, on a specific topic/theme, by a specific author, etc.
Checklist pictureEvaluate a children's book
  • Locate book reviews and awards lists.
Child reading a book Use a book with students
  • Find sample classroom activities.
  • Find journal articles about teaching reading and how to incorporate children's literature into the classroom.
Author and illustrator iconFind Author/Illustrator Information
  • Locate information about authors and illustrators in database articles on on free website.
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