Comprehensive Children's Literature Sites

Of Primary Importance: 

Of Further Interest:  Outstanding  and Award Books

Newbery Award Page
Caldecott Award Page
Association for Library Service to Children - Awards and Grants
Coretta Scott King Award Page
Notable Children's Trade Books 
Boston Globe/Horn Book Awards
Database of Award Winning Children's Literature

Electronic Journals and Newsletter

Notes from the Windowsill Home Page
Once Upon A Lap
Reading Online
ALAN Review 
cm (review of Canadian children's materials)
Horn Book
Rambles:  A Cultural Arts Magazine
Recommended Reading Lists

NEA's Teachers' Top 100 Books
NEA's Kids' Top 100 Books
Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents
Recommended Literature K-12 (California)

Author Web Sites

Kay Vandergrift's AUTHOR PAGES
Children's Literature -- Authors & Illustrators -- Fairrosa Cyber Library
School Author Visits
Yahoo: Arts: Humanities: Literature: Genres:Children's:Authors

Resources for Teaching

Mrs. Young's Supercharged Educational Voyage
Kid Reach Online Reading Center
Children's Literature in Mathematics Instruction
Book Talks - Quick and Simple

Harry Potter Web Sites

Resources for the Study of Harry Potter


Challenged Books
Books AtoZ Banned Books and Censorship
Censorship, the Internet, Intellectual Freedom, and Youth
Notes on the Censorship and Criticism of Nappy Hair

Picture Books

Illustration and the Art of the Picture Book
Art of the Picture Book  
Notes for the Analysis of a Picture Book
Picture Books for Older Readers
Susan Swords Steffen's Online Art Journey
100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know
Visual Literacy and Picturebooks
How A Book Is Made

Picturing Books

History of Children's Literature

World of the Child:  200 Years of Children's Books
The Many Faces of Alice
Early Illustrators
Fairytale Illustration Gallery

Illustrators Project


Folklore Links
Folktales: What Are They?
SurLaLune Fairytale Pages
Fractured Fairytales
Scholarly Snow White
Annotated Cinderella


The Real Mother Goose
Nursery Rhymes


Science Fiction and Fantasy for Educators: An Annotated Bibliography for Educators
Science Fiction and Fantasy Pages of Diana Tixier Herald
Dragons in Children's Literature
Resources for the Study of Harry Potter

Realistic Fiction

Multicultural Children's Literature

Resources for Readers and Teachers of Appalachian Literature
African Children's Literature
Gender and Culture in Children's Picturebooks
International Children's Digital Library

Historical Fiction

Voices of the Holocaust

Last Updated: September 11, 2003

Susan Swords Steffen, Elmhurst College