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Children's & Young Adult Literature

This guide contains resources that help you discover how to find appropriate children's & young adult literature.

Key Databases

These databases provide great access to children's and young adult literature.  Each provides a way to search by genre:

Recommended Websites

These websites provide information about children's books from a genre point of view.

Informational Picture Books

The Mary Louise Schroth Literacy Center Reference Collection contains hundreds of informational children's books.   These books are for in-house use only.   The collection is located on the entrance level (4th floor), near the stairs. 

There are additional informational children's books in the Children's & Young Adult collection on the 3rd floor, these books can be checked out.   

E- and Print Book Resources

The following books will help you find childrens's and young adult literature by genre.  Each title is preceded by a capitalized topic to help you choose the book that meets your needs.

Database Help

Access online database help with the following:

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