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Child Development: Children's Literature

Online Resources

California Department of Education's Recommended Literature List
Database of recommended children's literature from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.

Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University
Use this website to find information on picture books appropriate for children grades preschool through three.  You can search by topic, concepts, and skills.

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature
Contains more than 12,000 books from 153 literature awards from multiple English-speaking countries. Includes very detailed search options including the ability to search by suggested reader age, historical setting, ethnicity of protagonist, and more.

Diverse BookFinder
Access a searchable database of multicultural children's books, as well as curated book lists on topics such as adoption, clean water, and race/culture concepts.

Children's Collection

Did you know we have a Children's Collection that includes both fiction and non-fiction children's books?  Books are organized by author's last name or you can use the OneSearch to search for books.

Children's Library

Print Resources at the Library