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Children's Literature

Guide to several aspects of children's literature, including award winning, multicultural, folklore, etc.


Explore these pages for help finding children's titles, award winners, multicultural books, and other resources related to children's and young adult literature.  It is divided into several parts, accessed through the left sidebar.  Online books/resources are included.    


  • Getting Started -- This tab provides reference or overview information on children's literature. 
  • Find Books/Media -- This tab will provide information on finding topical books available either at the GCC Library, online, or through another MCCCD library.  It will also cover DVDs or streaming video on the topic. 
    • Book Lists - Folklore: Fairy Tales; Fables, Trickster, Noodlehead; Pourquoi
    • Book Lists - Holidays
    • Book Lists - Multicultural
    • Book Lists - Tough Topics
    • Additional Genres
  • Find Articles -- This tab will provide information to help you find online articles, magazines or journals related to children's literature, and the databases that cover the topic. 
  • Web Resources -- 
    • Children's Literature - Selected Websites
    • Kidlit Blogs
    • Organizations/Associations
  • Topics in Children's Literature
    • Awards
    • Folklore 
    • Multicultural
    • Citation Help


Related guides:

Children's Literature 

The Art of Storytelling (EDU2092)

Can a Children's Book Change the World?

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