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Curriculum Laboratory

Children's & Young Adult Literature

Literature Finding Sites:

  • Bibliographical Tools to Locate Children's and Young Adult Literature [PDF]
  • LearnAlberta.ca on our Digital Resource Subscriptions site (username and password required) contains 3 comprehensive literature websites (including some Canadian content and authors), found in the Online Reference Centre:
    • Novelist K-8 Plus and Novelist Plus (grades 9-12) ("Your guide to reading") -- Book Reviews, Award Winners (including all Canadian awards), Recommended Reads, Book Discussion Guides, Book Talks, Picture Book Extenders, Author Biographies, Book Lists, Feature Articles, and Genre Outlines. These sites include standard reviews under each title.
    • Teachingbooks.net ("Sharing the spirit of books and reading") -- Audio Book Readings, Author Interviews, Author Programs and Author Websites, Book Guides, Booklists, Book Awards.
  • The Digital Resource Subscriptions site (username and password required) also contains these literature finding tools:
    • Literature Arrangements -- A thematic listing of literature titles with annotations, all linked to the Alberta curriculum topics for grades K-12, published by Edmonton Public Schools.
    • Aboriginal Collection Online -- A thematic listing of Aboriginal titles with annotations, all linked to the Alberta curriculum topics for grades K-12, published by Edmonton Public Schools.
  • Carol Hurst's Children's Literature site --  Is 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.
  • Pika : Canadian Children's Literature Database -- Library and Archives Canada's database of Canadian children's books, with descriptions, and reading and interest levels of titles.
  • Canadian Children's Book Centre -- Includes book news, Canadian book awards, author and illustrator links, children's book publishers, and "Our Choice" book lists.
  • Vandergrift's Children's Literature Page -- "Those who care about children and their literature have an obligation to inform themselves of the best and the latest thinking about the constellation of topics that will enable them to bring the two together most successfully. The reading bibliography is basic to gaining a rich background in the field."
  • KidLit Children's Literature -- Gives "kids an opportunity to see their works published on the worldwide web."




 
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