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Children's Literature: Home

This guide will help with identifying and locating materials related to children's and young adult literature by using the resources available at Thomas Cooper Library

Online Children's Books

If you haven't already, check what your public library has to offer!  Most have online children's books.  Some other options:

Welcome to Children's Literature

Welcome to the Thomas Cooper Library's guide to Children's Literature. Here you will find ways to identify, search for, and locate books in our Juvenile collection. You will also find guides on successful practices for searching for and locating children's book reviews as well as research articles that deal with children's and young adult literature. Please use the tabs above to explore the different tips and resources we provide to help you locate works of children's and young adult literature.

The Juvenile Collection is located on Level 1 of the Thomas Cooper Library. The collection can be found by taking the elevator from the Main Floor, down to Level 1, and turning left after exiting the elevator.

  • The Juvenile Collection contains more than 30,000 books with target audiences ranging from infants to young adults
  • The collection helps support students in education, library and information science, art and others looking for a good children's or young adult book to enjoy.
  • The collection includes the Caldecott and Newbery prize winning books that can be found in the library catalog
  • The collection does not house textbooks for children or young adults