Wanting to Order Additional Books for this Course? Laura recommends...

Words About Pictures

Children's Writer's Word Book

Once Upon a Time: Using stories in the language classroom

Pleasures of Children's Literature

Looking for Sites Chock Full of Information? Check out these sites...

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site

Fairrosa's Cyber Library of Children's Literature

Indiana University's Children's and Adolescent Literature Resources

The Children's Book Council

The Association for Library Service to Children

The Children's Literature Web Guide

Hunting for On-line Book Reviews? Check out these sites...

The New York Times on the web

The Book of the Week at the Cooperative Children's Book Center

The Mistress herself, Dr. Kathleen Horning, is one of the many excellent reviewers who let us in on the best of the brand new books!

Looking for Articles on Line? Check out these sites...

Bookwire's School Library Journal

The Horn Book Magazine

Although there are only a few articles available on-line, the quality is excellent.  There's much to learn about children's literature at this site.

Looking for Author Information? Check out these sites.....

Internet Public Library: Youth Page

Index to Internet Sites: Children's and Young Adults' Authors & Illustrators


Children's Literature Web Guide: Authors and Illustrators on the Web

De Grummond Collection

Educational Paperback Association's Top 100 Authors

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

Looking for a Bibliography of Author/Illustrator Biographies? Check these out....


Did You Want to Learn More About Illustrating?

Teresa Brandon's Page

Ms. Brandon shows you how she works from a thumb-nail sketch to a finished product

Looking for a Research Topic? Check these out....

Vandergrift's Children's Literature Page

Kay's page includes many, many questions to consider as you look at children's literature. Occasionally, she supplies a link to get you started....

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature

I've linked you to the page of suggested art activities to be done with children to give them a greater understanding of an artist's techniques. You might try some of these out with children you know and/or work with.


Information on Noteworthy Events...

The Children's Book Guild of Washington, D.C.'s Annual Book Week Luncheon

Young People's Poetry Week

Contemplating Writing a Children's Book?  Check this out...

Harold Underdown's The Purple Crayon