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New York Times Review of Books

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

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New Children's Books

Recent Award Winners!

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Where's Walrus? - Stephen Savage (Illustrator)
Call Number: PZ 7.S2615 Wh 2011
ISBN: 0439700493
Publication Date: 2011

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The Honeybee Man - Lela Nargi; Kyrsten Brooker (Illustrator)
Call Number: PZ 7 .N162 Ho 2011
ISBN: 0375849807
Publication Date: 2011

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A Ball for Daisy - Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
Call Number: http://PZ 7 .R1814 Bal 2011
ISBN: 037585861X
Publication Date: 2011

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Grandpa Green - Lane Smith (Illustrator)
Call Number: PZ 7 .S6538 Gr 2011
ISBN: 1596436077
Publication Date: 2011

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Me... Jane - Patrick McDonnell
Call Number: PZ 7 .M478443 Me 2011
ISBN: 0316045462
Publication Date: 2011

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Dead End in Norvelt - Jack Gantos
Call Number: PZ 7 .G15334 Dd 2011
ISBN: 9780374379933
Publication Date: 2011

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Wonderstruck - Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
Call Number: PZ 7 .S4654 Won 2011
ISBN: 0545027896
Publication Date: 2011

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Balloons over Broadway - Melissa Sweet
Call Number: PN 1982 .S27 S84 2011
ISBN: 9780547199450
Publication Date: 2011


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. 

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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!

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Education Librarian/ Associate Professor

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Laurie Charnigo
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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
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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.

Librarian's Pick

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It's a Book - Lane Smith (Illustrator)
Call Number: PZ 7 .S6538 Its 2010
ISBN: 1596436069
Publication Date: 2010

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Weetzie Bat - Francesca Lia Block
Call Number: PZ 7 .B61945 We 1989b
ISBN: 0060736259
Publication Date: 2004

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Alego - Ningeokuluk Teevee; Nina Manning-Toonoo (Translator)
Call Number: PZ 7 .T22x Ale 2009
ISBN: 0888999437
Publication Date: 2009


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