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Literature Sites

General | For Writers | Multicultural

General - Lists, Bibliographies and General Information

The Children"s Book Council
A variety of resources for encouraging reading.

READING RANTS! - Teen Booklists!
Emphasis on Teen - definitely a Young Adult site!

Children"s Literature Web Guide
Internet resources related to books for children and young adults.

Children"s Literature -- Lists -- Fairrosa Cyber Library
Very thorough collection of thematic lists of children"s books - this is a great site in general.

Children"s literature listserve - members include teachers, librarians, authors, professors, publishers and students - it has many messages and passionate discussions.

Carol Hurst"s Children"s Literature site
Reviews, professional articles and other resources to enhance your appreciation of children"s literature.

Children"s Picture Book Database at Miami University
This "academic website gives teachers, librarians, parents, and students a place for designing literature-based thematic units for all subjects. The site includes:

  • abstracts of over 5000 children"s picture books;
  • search capabilities for over 950 keywords, including topics, concepts, and
    skills which describe each book; and
  • weblinks for keywords so you can integrate your up-to-date content
    knowledge with our picture book resources"

Database of Award-Winning Children"s Literature
A reader"s advisory site to customize reading lists for children

Darcy Pattison- Resources for Selecting Literature for Kids and Teaching Writing to Kids
A little bit of everything - reviews, lists, general information

Linda"s Links to Literature
Created by the Library Services Coordinator for Richmond Public Schools

An online children"s literature magazine in Spanish. This Argentinian site offers articles in children"s literature, author interviews, book reviews and links to related sites - for teachers, parents, librarians and children - en español.

For Writers . . .

WISDOM AuthorBase Profile of creative people
Create your own literary site and you can have it stored and indexed on this server.

The Society of Children"s Book Writers & Illustrators
"A professional organization dedicated to serving the people

who write, illustrate and share a vital interest in children"s literature."

Multicultural Links

Encouraging reading and publishing of African American literature.

Native Americans:Internet Resources
From "the Internet School Library Media Center Native American page. You will find bibliographies, directories to pages of individual tribes, history and historical documents, periodicals and general links."

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