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Children's Literature: Welcome!

New York Times Review of Books

The latest news from The New York Times on children's & young adult books.


New Children's Books

Recent Award Winners!

Tour of the Houston Cole Library's Children's & Young Adult Collection

Welcome to the Juvenile Location!
Children's & Young Adult Books are Located on the 5th Floor of the Houston Cole Library in the "Juvenile Location." Come explore this collection and other resources available on children's literature in this brief tour!

Key Resources

Library Catalog Basic Search

Basic search in the Houston Cole Library catalog. 

Search Catalog: by:

Advanced Search

New Children's Books in the Library

Discover new children's and young adult books in the Houston Cole Library in my blog, The Education Librarian: A Day in the Life. This is updated each semester.

Planet Esme: A Book a Day Blog

Planet Esme is one of my favorite children's literature blogs. It's filled with great reviews on new books and activities!


Education Librarian/ Associate Professor

Laurie Charnigo
Jacksonville State University

Houston Cole Library

700 Pelham Rd N

Jacksonville, AL 36265

(256) 782-5245

FAX: (256) 782-5872

Blackboard IM ID: Laurie Phillips
Website / Blog Page

Need Help? Ask a Librarian.

Need more help? Ask a librarian!

  • Online Form
  • In Person: 2nd Floor Reference Desk
  • Call: 256-782-8034 or 1-800-782-5291
  • Contact a Subject Specialist
  • Chat: Blackboard IM: jsulibrary (this service is only available for JSU faculty, staff and students)

Reference hours:

  • Mon-Thurs: 9 am - 10:30 pm
  • Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Sat: 9 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sun: 3 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

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