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Children's Literature

Find information about the CSULB University Library's children's collection as well as information about children's literature in general.
We Are in A Book cover

We Are in a Book!

Owen cover


Madeline's Rescue cover

Madeline's Rescue

Where the Wild Things Are cover

Where the Wild Things Are

Flotsam cover


The Polar Express cover

The Polar Express


Redwoods cover


Find books using the advanced search feature of OneSearch and select Books & Media (CSULB), then Location, enter "children's", and then enter your keywords in the second box and click search:

This will limit your search to the books found in our Children's Collection.

Search for award winning children's book titles and then use our OneSearch to see if we have them:


Overdrive eBooks

CSULB offers many children's books via Overdrive, including Magic Tree House and Lemony Snicket.  You can read them on your device or on your computer.  Put the Overdrive app on your device and search for CSULB library.  Sign in and you're ready to go!

You can also find them in OneSearch by searching keyword:overdrive and location: Children's

Looking for that old book you loved?

Oftentimes we remember a story fondly but can't remember the title or author.  This seems to happen frequently with children's books we remember having been read to us when we were little.  Try these ideas to find the titles and relive the memories!