Databases for Children's Literature

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Children's Literature Databases
Database Description Coverage More Info
Childrens 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
Literature Resource Center/Artemis Literary Sources

LRC is built upon Gale's three author resources: Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and Dictionary of Literary Biography.

Current and retrospective more info
TeachingBooks.net

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
Childrens 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
ERIC

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
Literary Reference Center

Contains full text for 31,098 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, nearly 140,000 author biographies (including 20,000 in-depth bios),

Current more info
Literature Criticism Online

Provides access to scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals.

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
Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines, primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference boo

1975-present more info
Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction, and  will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support young readers. The

1950's-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

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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