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!
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.
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 or ALSC Awards Shelf for award winning children's book titles and then use our OneSearch to see if we have them:
Search for articles ABOUT children's literature, written by teachers, librarians and university professors
These journals publishing research about children's literature and child development are available free on the web.