Subject Area Links
Children's Literature Resources
American Library Association
The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.
BookSpot.com is a free resource center that simplifies the search for the best book-related content on the Web. Featured sites are hand-selected by BookSpot.com editors and organized into intuitive categories, such as bestseller lists, genres, book reviews, electronic texts, book news and more.
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.
Center for the Book
The Center for the Book was established in 1977 to use the resources and prestige of the Library of Congress to promote books, reading, libraries, and literacy.
Children's Book Awards
Children's Book Council
The Children's Book Council (CBC) is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to encouraging literacy and the use and enjoyment of children's books.
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
Children's Literature reviewers read and critically review more than 3,000 books annually. Our mission is to help teachers, librarians, childcare providers and parents make appropriate literary choices for children.
Children's Literature Association
A site to encourage serious scholarship and research in children's literature.
Children's Literature Web Guide
The Children's Literature Web Guide is an attempt to gather together and categorize the growing number of Internet resources related to books for Children and Young Adults.
Cooperative Children's Book Center
Rich resources for librarians, teachers, and students of children's literature
CyberGuides are supplementary, standards-based, web-delivered units of instruction centered on core works of literature. Each CyberGuide contains a student and teacher edition, standards, a task and a process by which it may be completed, teacher-selected web sites and a rubric.
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Children and YA literature resources, including state awards
International Children's Digital Library
Digitized children's books from around the world are available at this site. Search by title, author, illustrator, language, or publication date.
Kay Vandergrift's Special Interest Page
This website is a means of sharing ideas and information with all those interested in literature for children and young adults.
A website about picture books.
Generating enthusiasm for books and reading by providing easy access to authors, illustrators and exceptional book resources — all in one place!