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Youth Literature

Researching Children's Literature

Children's Literature Research & Criticism

For current research and about or using children's literature, these databases are great places to start...

Education Source and ERIC - Education research journals and magazines / trade journals for teachers.

MLA International - Literary criticism and literature education journals.

PsycINFO - Psychology and cognitive science journals.

Historical Sources

To find historic texts concerning children's literature (reviews, commentary, ads, articles), these databases and collections may be particularly useful...

American Periodicals

British Periodicals

Early American Imprints

Google Books


Nineteenth Century Collection Online

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