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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.

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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. 

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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 Heathcock
5th Floor
Houston Cole Library
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Rd N
Jacksonville, AL 36265

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Reference hours:


  • Mon-Thurs: 9 am - 11 pm
  • Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Sat: 9 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sun: 3 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

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