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Children's Literature Resources: Overview

Children's Literature

This library guide is a starting place for resources and information about children's literature genres. Use the tabs below to  explore genres: biography, fantasy, folklore & folk tales, historical fiction, realistic fiction, and non-fiction. Find some of these titles in the Education Resource Area Collection, Berry Library, 2nd floor.

Picture Books:

Board Books

Wordless and Concept Picture Books

Alphabet Picture Books

Counting and Predictable

Poetry & Verse

Folklore & fairytales 


Science Fiction

Realistic Fiction

Historical Fiction



Chapter Books and Easy Readers

Graphic Novels

Challenged and Banned Books

Adapted from Ashland University Libary's LibGuide to children's literature. Linked guides are created by Rukmal Ryder

Children's Literature Reference Resources

Genres Resources


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