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Literature: Children's Literature

Evaluating Children's Literature

Things to consider when selecting children's literature:

  • Age-appropriateness
  • Structure and pace
  • Clarity and conciseness
  • Rhythm and sound
  • Illustrations and visual elements
  • Bias and message
  • Authenticity
  • Author
  • Literary Awards

Literary Awards

Writing Resources

Visit the The Learning Portal's Writing Hub to get tips on planning, writing and revising your written assignment.

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Additional writing resources

Book Reviews and Research

The following databases contain book reviews, literary criticism, and biographical information about children's literature and authors.

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