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Children's Literature: Books Awards & Notable Lists

Book Awards


The Houston Cole Library has numerous resources useful for the study of children's literature. It may also be useful to check out the many Websites dedicated to children's literature.  Featured here are some selected web sites.

Children's Books Online

Selected Web Resources for Children's Literature

Use the following gateways to find vetted web sites about literary movements, authors and works.

Children's Book Awards: Web Sites

Check out the latest award-winning children's books from a wide range of award sponsors below. If you see a title you like, do a title search in the Library Catalog above to find out whether the Library has the book and to obtain the call number. If the Library does not have the book you are looking for, feel free to contact the Education Librarian to make a book request.

Selected Websites


Featured Resource

Worlds of Words:  International Collection of Children's and Adolescent Literature, by the University of Arizona, is an online database of  more than 30,000 children's books from regions all over the world that focus on world cultures and indigenous peoples.  Users can quickly locate titles by genre, age or region and retrieve detailed descriptions of materials.  Contains many non English materials.