All of SFU's children's literature is located in the Curriculum Collection.
Books about children's literature are located in the general stacks.
See the new Children's Literature books that arrived this month.
Search the Library Catalogue and limit by Location: "Curriculum Collection"
- For novels, search subject juvenile fiction OR fiction
- For picture books, search subject pictorial works OR stories without words
- For graphic novels, search subject graphic novels OR comic books
- For primers or beginning readers, search subject readers
- For nonfiction, search juvenile literature
Books about children's literature
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MLA International Bibliography
Covers language, literature, linguistics, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, printing and publishing.
Project MUSE Search
Includes articles on literature and criticism.
Most comprehensive database for scholarly research and information for education.
Education-related journals, research reports, and curriculum materials.
Find articles by browsing our journals
See all Children's literature journals, or browse key publications:
Annual publication of the Children's Literature Association and the Modern Language Association Division on Children's Literature; includes "theoretically based articles that demonstrate an awareness of key issues and criticism in children’s literature."
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
"First-rate scholarship in Children's Literature Studies."
International Research in Children's Literature Journal
Covers "applications of cultural and literary theories, comparative literatures, and the production and reception of children’s literature as a world literature."
The Lion and the Unicorn
"Theme- and genre-centered journal of international scope committed to a serious, ongoing discussion of literature for children."
The Looking Glass
"As our name suggests, we combine an interest in the traditional with an eye to the modern. Our readers and contributors are academics, librarians, teachers, parents and anyone else fascinated by the world of children's literature.
The Horn Book Magazine
Reviews of children's books, articles and interviews with authors and illustrators.
School Library Journal
Comprehensive "review source for books, multimedia and technology for children and teens."
Dissertations & theses
Dissertations and Theses Abstracts and Index
Most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. To get the full-text, request it by Interlibrary Loan (click Get@SFU, then sign in to the catalogue to access the request form).