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Children's and Young Adult Literature

Criticism and Scholarly Work Related to Children's Literature

Use the Library Catalog to locate criticism and scholarly work on literature for children and young adults.

Use title or author of a work to find specific information. 

Use the following searching terms to find more general information:

--Juvenile Fiction

--Young Adult or Children's Fiction

--Children's Literature

Reference Sources

Bingham, J. M. Writers for Children: Critical Studies of Major Authors Since the Seventeenth Century.  REF PN 1009 A1 W73 1987

Carpenter & Pritchard.  The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature. REF PN 1008.5 C37 1984

Contemporary Spanish-speaking Writers and Illustrators for Children and Young Adults: A Biographical Dictionary.  REF PQ 7082 C48 C66 1994

Day, F.A.  Latina and Latino Voices in Literature for Children and Teenagers.  REF PS 153 H56 D29 1997

International Companion Encyclopedia to Children’s Literature.  REF PN1008.5 .I57 2004

Kennedy, D. M. Science and Technology in Fact and Fiction: A Guide to Children’s Books.   (Stacks) Q 163 X2 K46 1990

Latrobe, Brodie, and White.  Children’s Literature Dictionary.  EML PN 1008.5 L38 2002

Meyer, Susan.  A Treasury of the Great Children’s Book Illustrators.  (Stacks) NC 965 M49 1983

O’Sullivan, Emer. Comparative Children’s Literature.  (Stacks) PN1009.A1 O77 2005

Oxford Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature.  REF PN1008.5 .O94 2006

--Young Adult Literature