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Children's Literature

Resources to include everyone

  • Search Find It@USC with words for an identity. Use the Location filter Columbia Cooper Juvenile to limit your search.  Use Advanced Search and include words like:  "juvenile fiction" OR "juvenile literature" OR "juvenile works" OR "picture books" OR picturebooks
  • Take a look at the Award Winners section of this guide for links to searches of our juvenile collection, including Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpré and Tomás Rivera awards.

The links below encompass more than the collections in USC University Libraries and offer different ways to explore and identify diverse children's literature on many themes.

Blogs addressing particular groups

Collections in Rare Books & Special Collections

You may be interested in these two specific collections.  You'll need to make prior arrangements with the Irvin Department of Rare Books & Special Collections.