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HANDBOOKS

Handbook of Research on Children's and Young Adult Literature.
CALL NUMBER: PS 121.H22 2011 . This book is located in Ruffner Hall, room 302.
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  • Handbook of Children's Literacy
    CALL NUMBER: LB1050.2.H36. This book is located in Ruffner Hall, room 302.
    Table of Contents
  • Handbook of Research on Children's and Young Adult Literature
    CALL NUMBER: PS 121.H22 2011 . This book is located in Ruffner Hall, room 302.
    Table of Contents

U.VA. LIBRARY'S CHILDRENS BOOK COLLECTION

 

WHAT  UVa Library Childrens Book Collection

WHERE: Clemons Library
As you exit the elevator or the stairs on the 1st floor, the collection will be on your left. All of these books may be checked out

HOW TO FIND THEM:  Use this special VIRGO link to find them in Clemons Library.

DESCRIPTION:  The children's book collection has more than 7,500 award winning books of fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, science fiction, board books, fairy tales, picture books and bi-lingual books.

      

    CHILDREN'S LITERATURE DATABASES

     

    • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
      This database contains information and reviews on children's books, videos and audio books ranging from the earliest baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults. 1993-present

      Once you use this database and find the title of the children's book you need, use VIRGO to see if UVa has that book!
    • Children's Literature Site by Carol Hurst
      This website provides a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.


      Once you use this database and find the title of the children's book you need, use VIRGO to see if UVa has that book!
    • Database of Award Winning Children's Literature.
      "The purpose of this database is to create a tailored reading list of quality children's literature or to find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards. I expect the user to be a librarian or a teacher intervening for a child-reader, however anyone may make use of it to find the best in children's literature including parents, book store personnel, and children and young adults themselves."

      As of October 2012, DAWCL has over 9,600 records from 106 awards across six English-speaking countries (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, England, and Ireland).
    • Horn Book Guide
      Horn Book Guide publishes short, critical reviews of virtually every hardcover trade book published in the United States for young people. March 2010 -present

    CURRICULUM DATABASE

    • Kraus Curriculum Development Library Database
      KCDL is a searchable database of curricula, frameworks, and standards brings together educational objectives, content, instructional strategies, and evaluative techniques for all subjects covered in PreK-12 and Adult Basic Education.

    USE VIRGO to FIND CHILDREN'S BOOKS at Clemons Library

    The Children's Book Collection is located on the 1st floor of Clemons Library.  The collection has over 7,500 award winning books of fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, science fiction, board books, fairy tales, picture books and bi-lingual books.

    CHILDREN'S EBOOK COLLECTIONS

    BOOK AWARDS

    Caldecott Medal Winners,
    The Caldecott Medal is awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American Picture Book for Children published in the United States during the preceding year. The library has all the books that won this award. (1938-present)

    Newbery Medal Winners,
    The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year. The library has all the books that won this award. (1938-present)

    Other book awards

        

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