Children's Literature Web Pages
Created and Maintained by
Dr. Mary Ellen Van Camp
Copyright © 1997-2004 Mary Ellen Van Camp. All Rights Reserved.
Children's Literature Links
Another page of
Once Upon A Time ...
A Children's Literature Web Site
Links to other course-related pages:
Many web sites provide useful information about Children's Literature. Among them are sites which provide general information about the field of Children's Literature as well as other sites which recommend particular books for children.
de Grummond Children's Literature Collection : Housed at the University of Southern Mississippi, the collection offers excellent opportunities for scholarly research. It has information about authors like Verna Aardema, and research projects on Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood. Dee Jones is curator of the USM collection.
The Kerlan Collection
: Housed at the University of Minnesota, the Kerlan Collection is well-known
as an outstanding research collection in the field of children's literature.
Information about the Child_Lit listserv at Rutgers University, its history and current commands for access.
From the University of Calgary, David K. Brown, director of the Doucette Library, has created one of the web's best sites for information on children's authors and illustrators, book awards, and other pertinent children's literature topics.
NOTE 8/24/01: Although there is much to
be found at this site still, the site is no longer being updated.
Created and maintained by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis, this
site provides excellent book reviews and ideas for classroom use of children's
books to teach the various content areas. The site is notable for its fine
list of books and teaching ideas related to particular periods of US History.
An Australian site with a Children's Literature focus.
If you would like to know more about the group that created hundreds
of famous series books (including Nancy Drew, the Bobbsey Twins, the Hardy
Boys, and Tom Swift), this site answers some of the frequently asked questions.
The Internet Public Library
: A University of Michigan web site with information about children's authors
and other literature topics of interest to children. If you wish a more direct
path to the author information, click on -->author
The Children's Literature Links section was created on March 6, 1997.
These pages were last revised on February 14, 2004.
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