EDRD 3301 (Dr. Monroe): Teaching Reading Through Children's Literature

Purpose: To acquaint you with materials in Cornette Library and on the World Wide Web that will make research for your assignment easier.

Reference Sources

Biographical Information

Something About the Author
PN 451 .S6 Ref
An ongoing reference series that provides information about the lives and works of authors and illustrators of children's books.
Contemporary Authors
Z 1224 .C63 Ref
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information on U.S. and international authors.

Literary Criticism

Children's Literature Review
PN 1009 .A1 C5139 Ref
An illustrated series that covers more than 600 writers and illustrators for children and young adults.


Journal, Magazine, & Newspaper Articles

Provide current information

How to Access Databases

Literature Resources

Literature Resource Center
Full-text database that includes biographical, bibliographical, and critical information on some 2,500 literary writers and their works
Gale Literary Databases
Full-text source for authors and their works.
Academic Search Premier
Contains abstracts and citations for a broad range of topics, with substantial full-text. Over 3,000 peer-reviewed sources.

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