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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.
Adapted from Ashland University Libary's LibGuide to children's literature. Linked guides are created by Rukmal Ryder
Children's Literature Reference Resources
The Early Reader in Children's Literature and Culture by
Publication Date: 2015-12-11
This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers - books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently.
Crossover Picturebooks by
Publication Date: 2013-09-20
This booknbsp;situates the picturebook genre within the widespread international phenomenon of crossover literature, examining an international corpus of picturebooks -- including artists' books, wordless picturebooks, and celebrity picturebooks -- that appeal to readers of all ages.
Textual Transformations in Children's Literature by
Publication Date: 2014-11-10
This book offers new critical approaches for the study of adaptations, abridgments, translations, parodies, and mash-ups that occur internationally in contemporary children's culture.
Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature: a Brief Guide by
Publication Date: 2013-03-11
Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature: A Brief Guide provides essential information for designing pre-K-to-8 literature programs.
Handbook of Research on Children's and Young Adult Literature by
Publication Date: 2010-10-19
This landmark volume is the first to bring together leading scholarship on children's and young adult literature from three intersecting disciplines: Education, English, and Library and Information Science.
Oxford Companion to Children's Literature by
Publication Date: 2015-06-01
A to Zoo by
Publication Date: 2018-06-21
Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze.