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
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
of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Looking for a Bibliography of Author/Illustrator Biographies? Check these out....
Vandergrift's AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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
People's Poetry Week
Contemplating Writing a Children's Book? Check this out...
Underdown's The Purple Crayon