Databases for Children's Literature

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Children's Literature Databases
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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

The reviews come from 36 review sources, including Children's Literature; The Horn Book Magazine; Kirkus; Media & Methods; and Parent's Guide.

1993-present more info
Literary Sources (Gale)

Literary Sources is built upon Gale's three author resources: Dictionary of Literary Biography, Literature Criticism Online, and Somethin About the Author.

Current and retrospective more info

Contains instructional materials for K-12 fiction and nonfiction books.

Varies more info
Something About the Author

Something About the Author Online covers the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

1971-present more info

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Children's Literature Databases
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Academic OneFile

Contains more than 11,000 academic jounals, the majority in full text and peer-reviewed, and podcasts and transcripts from major news sources.

1980-present more info
Children's Core Collection

The Children's Core Collection (formerly Children's Catalog) covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections, picture books, graphic novels, and magazines recommended for readers in

Latest edition (2013) more info

Sources include journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, and books. Each year approximately 30,000 new records are added.

1966-present more info
Literature Criticism Online

Literature Criticism Online brings together 10 multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres.

1400-present more info
Middle and Junior High Core Collection

For libraries serving readers in grades five through nine, Middle and Junior High Core Collection provides indispensable help with collection development and maintenance,

1988-present more info
Senior High Core Collection

The Senior High Core Collection provides a selective list of books, more than 40,500 entries for fiction and nonfiction works, recommended for young people in grades 9 through 12.

1960-present more info

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Children's Literature Databases
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Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present more info
Library Catalog

Holdings for Appalachian State, UNC-A, and Western Carolina University.

1400's-present more info
WorldCat (FirstSearch)

Contains over 50 million records cataloged by OCLC member libraries throughout the world: Appalachian State University Library is a member (OCLC member code=NJB).

1000 BC-present more info

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