Children's literature

Use this guide to start finding information on children's literature

Databases

Key journals

Library search

You can use Library Search to find literature on a theme. For example, if your theme is brothers and sisters and you are looking for picture books, you can search for:

brothers and sisters picture books

Other than picture books, try the following searches for different genres for school-age readers:

  • brothers and sisters juvenile literature
  • brothers and sisters graphic novels
  • brothers and sisters young adult fiction

Books on children's literature

Book of the Year awards

Teaching guides on publishers' websites

Help

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Guide last reviewed: 5 November 2020