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Children's and Young Adult Literature


Welcome to the SEU guide for Children's Literature. This is a research guide to highlight library materials appropriate for Children's Literature. Use the tabs on the side to find sources and information to help you research education topics.

Books, journal titles, videos and DVDs can be found through the library catalog. The Children's Literature Collection is located in the Curriculum Lab (CLab) on the 1st Floor of the Library.

If you need research assistance or have suggestions or comments about this guide, please feel free to contact the College of Education librarian liaison. 


  • Select ALL EBSCO databases.

  • Books can be read online or downloaded (Adobe Digital Editions required for download).

  • Education Resources Information Center (1966 - Present) - U.S. Department of Education

  • ERIC, Educational Full Text(Wilson), Teacher Resource Center and Professional Development Collection.

  • Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.

Key Resources for Children's and Young Adult Literature

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Featured Caldecott Medal Award Winning Titles

Call Number: E STE
ISBN: 1596434023
Publication Date: 2010-05-25

Call Number: E JUS
ISBN: 0786809140
Publication Date: 2005-04-26

Call Number: E VAN
ISBN: 0395389496
Publication Date: 1985-10-28

ISBN: 9780064431781
Publication Date: 2012-12-26

Books from Catalog

Call Number: E STE
ISBN: 1572842245
Publication Date: 2017-10-10

Call Number: E JUS
ISBN: 0147515823
Publication Date: 2016-10-11

Call Number: E VAN
ISBN: 0440413281
Publication Date: 2002-01-08

Call Number: 1407103482
ISBN: 1407103482
Publication Date: 2007-01-01

Call Number: 0440414806
ISBN: 0440414806
Publication Date: 2000-05-09

Banned Children's Books

ISBN: 148140993X
Publication Date: 2014-04-29

ISBN: 9780064401845
Publication Date: 2017-05-02

ISBN: 0060256656
Publication Date: 2014-02-18

ISBN: 9780142410363
Publication Date: 2007-08-16

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LC Classifications for Education

The following Library of Congress classifications may be useful when browsing the shelves at Steelman Library for additional materials on education. The majority of the 'L's are on the second floor. Additional materials (such as government documents, micromaterials, media, and reference books) may be found on the first (main) floor.

  • L — Education (General)
  • LA — History of Education
  • LB — Theory and Practice of Education
  • LC — Special Aspects of Education
  • LD — Individual Institutions: United States

Databases for Education Studies

  • To search more specific "education" resources, within Ebsco, click "Choose Databases" located above the search box. Click the "education" check box. You might also want to check "PsychInfo" and "PsychArticles."
  • Education Resources Information Center (1966 - Present) - U.S. Department of Education
  • Archive Database usually five years old including Scholarly, full-text periodicals in the Arts and Sciences.
  • Collection of nearly 520 high-quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.
  • Full text of articles in behavioral science, education, nursing, business, neuroscience.
  • Abstracts of scholarly articles and dissertations in behavioral science and mental health.
  • More Education Databases

ERIC - Scholarly Journal Articles

Database Tutorials

Faith Integration

Education News Sources


Education Videos

Annenberg Media has free streaming videos—requires sign up. Excellent content for professional development. According to their website:

"Annenberg Media's multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home. All Annenberg Media videos exemplify excellent teaching." Resources are divided into six broad disciplines and are browseable by grade.

Interlibrary Loan

When you can't access an article or book, remember to request it from ILL at no cost.

Click this icon in a database, or use the Request Library Materials link below.

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  • You can request books and articles not available at SEU or other local libraries through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Articles will be emailed to you whenever possible.
  • Books will be mailed with pre-paid postage return packaging, if you are an online student.
  • Use links from resources to make requests, or use the Interlibrary Loan Request Form.

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