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ENG 380 Children's Literature

Use these suggested sources to begin your research on children's literature topics

Getting Started with Online Books

Finding Online Picture Books

To find online picture books in the library catalog, enter the following in the search box:

su:Picture books for children Juvenile fiction 

If eBook is not already listed under Current Search, look at Refine This Search (on the left of the screen) and under Format, select:  eBook

Online Children's Literature


The Horn Book -ncludes reviews of the best children's b Iooks published, articles about children's books, explorations of children's books from every perspective and news of the children's book world.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books - devoted to the review of current books for children.

Lion and the Unicorn - "The Lion and the Unicorn is a theme- and genre-centered journal of international scope committed to a serious, ongoing discussion of literature for children."

Children's Literature

School Library Journal

Journal of Children's Literature Devoted to teaching and scholarship in the field of children's literature.

Children's Literature Association quarterly - Each issue features an editorial introduction, juried articles about research and scholarship in children's literature, and book reviews.

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MLA Citation Style

Information about the 8th edition of the MLA Style Handbook can be found in the MLA Style Center, including A Quick Guide to Works Cited, What's New and Ask the MLA

You can also find guidance on using MLA style on the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) website: MLA Formatting and Style Guide