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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.

Find books using the advanced search feature of OneSearch and select Books & Media (CSULB), then enter "CSULB children's collection", 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.

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

Article Databases

Search for articles ABOUT children's literature, written by teachers, librarians and university professors

Children's Literature Journals

These journals publishing research about children's literature and child development are available free on the web.

Online Resources for Children's Literature

Look to your local public library.  Most are offering online cards right now for access to their digital collections.  Look for services like Overdrive, Axis 360, Hoopla, Kanopy (for videos), TumbleBook Library and more.

Picture Books!

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