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Children's Literature

We designed this research guide to introduce you to the field of children's literature. You'll find the materials, search tools, and other resources you need to start your research.

Find children's literature in the Main Library

The library has a rich collection of children's literature. You can find both fiction and non-fiction titles by browsing the the Children's Literature Collection on the third floor of the Main Library and or by visiting the Worlds of Words collection in the Education Building.

Explore the Children's Literature Collection
To take part in this interactive tour, you will need a smartphone or iPad (you can check out iPads from the Information Commons Reference Desk).

Locating Children's Literature
Learn how to find children's books using library search.

Encyclopedias & handbooks