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ERIC - ProQuest This link opens in a new window
The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. The ERIC database corresponds to two printed journals: Resources in Education (RIE) and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). Both journals provide access to some 14,000 documents and over 20,000 journal articles per year.
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
Use advanced search to locate children's books by author or title.
Gale Virtual Reference Library This link opens in a new window
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Children's and YA Books in the College Classroom by
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: 2015
Using children's and young adult literature is a great way to enhance a variety of college classes in fields as varied as biology, computer game development, political science and history. This collection of new essays by educators from a number of disciplines describes how to use such works as Where the Wild Things Are, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Swamp Thing, Percy Jackson, and Harry Potter to introduce complex concepts and spark interest in difficult subjects. The contributors describe innovative teaching strategies using dystopian fiction, graphic narratives, fairy tales and mythology. Often overlooked or dismissed by teachers, children's literature can support student learning by raising levels of academic rigor, creativity and critical thinking.
Historical Aspects of Children's Literature
Children's Literature by
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: 2009
Charts the makings of the Western literary imagination from Aesop's fables to Mother Goose, from "Alice''s Adventures in Wonderland" to Peter Pan, from "Where the Wild Things Are "to Harry Potter.
The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature by
Call Number: Purdy/Kresge Library PN 6071 .C5 N67 2005 (3rd Fl.)
Publication Date: 2005
The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature brings together the work of 170 writers and illustrators, tracing the historical development of genres and traditions over 350 years of children's literature in English.