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Children's Literature

Guide to assist students in locating resources related to children's literature in our library and the Web.

Award Web Pages

The Caldecott Medal Web Page  the official Caldecott Medal page - one of the most prestigious awards in children's literature 

The Newbery Medal Web Page  the official Newbery Medal page - the biggest award for young adult literature

The Texas Bluebonnet Award Web Page  Texas' award for children's books.  The children pick the winner! 

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature  a database of children's books that have won awards both national and international

Some Great Sites

Children's Books and Censorship - Banned Books  this site focuses on attempts to restrict access to children's books

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site the best site for all information about using children's literature in the classroom

Children's Book Council  the association for children's book publishers.  Provides info about upcoming books and has an events calendar that can be searched by state

Children's Literature Association Scholarly Resources links to a wide variety of resources about children's literature

Children's Literature Web Guide a list of resources about children's literature - out of date but still has some great information

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature  a center/museum dedicated to creating a place to display illustrators' art, located in Abilene, Texas!