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Children and Young Adult Literature Research Guide

Finding Book Reviews for Children & Young Adult Books


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  1. Children's Literature Comprehensive Database reviews of children and young adult books, videos and audio books.
    For use by UVA affiliated patrons.
  2. A web bookstore that features book reviews as well as books for sale at a discount
  3. Book Reviews on Carol Hurst's web site
  4. New York Times Book Reviews Approximately 120 children's books are reviewed per year.  Search by title.
  5. Publishers Weekly Children's Books - News and lists of best books.
  6. Monthly Pick  The Bank Street College Children's Book Committee selects a book each month and includes a child's review of the book
  7. BookPage - Your Guide to the Best in New Books
  8. Children's Literature Children's book reviews grouped by themes
  9. BookHive The Public Library of Charlotte-Mecklenburg County website for children, parents and teachers provides book reviews by library staff.
  10. Carol Fitzgerald is co-Founder and President of The Book Report Network (TBRN) --- a group of Internet sites about books and authors that have become the gathering places for a large and devoted community of booklovers since 1996. Programming is organized by demographic at,, and and by special interest at and Website visitors can read reviews and author interviews, subscribe to newsletters and participate in interactive polls and contests.

Still didn't locate a review? Contact the reference staff for further suggestions.