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Children's Literature


OneSearch is a good place to start your research. Use this search box to find books, peer-reviewed articles, videos, and more. After you search, you can use filters to narrow your search.


Use these databases to find sources for your assignments. Library databases each contain and search different resources. If your chosen author or a book review is not found in a database, try OneSearch.
Not sure which one to use? Ask a librarian and we'll be happy to help!

Tips for Children's Literature

Use these tips to find articles and information about literature:

  • Try searching a different database or journal. Each one contains different articles.
  • Search for the author's name or the title of one of their works.
  • Try searching any of these with an author's name or title:
    • Time period or culture of one of the author's books
    • Genre
    • The author's other works
    • Literary elements, i.e. metaphors, plot points, etc.
    • Themes in the work you're researching