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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

Awards

The University Library's Educational Materials Center (EMC) has all Caldecott and Newbery Award winning books in the Juvenile or the Young Adult Collection, and many of the honor books. Search the Stout Library Catalog for "book award" and limit results to the EMC to identify the titles.  If you are off-campus, and need to have a book sent to you, fill out the form here.

Print resources available in the University Library:

  • Children's Books: Awards & Prizes REF PN1009.A1 Z94x
  • Children's Books in Print REF PN1009.A1 Z993x
  • Coretta Scott King Awards Book Main PS153.N5 799x
  • Newbery and Caldecott Awards REF PN1009.A1 N582x

Book Reviews

Book reviews, useful for evaluating specific children's books, can be located by using specialized children's book review indexes or general book review indexes.

Print resources available in the University Library. 

  • The Cumulative Book Review Digest REF PN98.B7 Z923x
  • Children's Literature Review REF PN1009.A1 C5139 and online Stout Users Only

Many journals specializing in children's and young adult literature also include reviews, and are available online.Stout Users Only

Book Reviews on the Web:

Books at the Library