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ENGL 3043 Children's Literature

Welcome to the Children's Literature research guide.

Books in Rickman Library

Teacher Resources on the Web

These websites have information about teaching children's literature and literacy in the classroom.

  • Association for Library Service to Children
    The world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children
  • The Children's Book Council
    The national nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers
  • Children's Literature Assembly
    An affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English, CLA is dedicated to providing a forum for exchange, to promoting children's literature as a field of learning, and to working cooperatively with other organizations devoted to promoting children's literature
  • Children's Literature Association
    A non-profit association of scholars, critics, professors, students, librarians, teachers and institutions dedicated to the academic study of literature for children
  • Children's Literature Network
    Brings together a diverse coalition of children’s book enthusiasts, inspiring and aiding them as they help children and teens become lifelong readers
  • Guys Read
    Great website for teachers, this is a web-based literacy program for boys and men founded by author Jon Scieszka
  • International Children's Digital Library
    The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world
  • International Research Society for Children's Literature
    Including members from over forty countries, the International Research Society for Children's Literature is an international scholarly organization established to support and promote research in the field of children's literature
  • Kids Need To Read
    Works to create a culture of reading for children by providing inspiring books to underfunded schools, libraries, and literacy programs across the United States, especially those serving disadvantaged children
  • Reading Is Fundamental
    The largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States, delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need them
  • Reading Rockets
    PBS website designed for parents of teachers to encourage reading skills
  • SAG Foundation--Children's Literacy
    Since 1993, SAG Foundation has been committed to championing children’s literacy
  • State Awards for Children's Literature
    Hosted by New York Times best-selling and award-winning author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this is a list of links to U.S. Readers' Choice awards by state