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Children's literature books

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The Curriculum Collection includes fairy and folk tales, picture books, fiction, graphic novels, beginning readers and informational texts. For tips in finding children's literature, see Books for children and young adults.

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  • Children's Literature
    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."
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