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Children's Literature

This guide will assist you in doing research in the field of children's literature as well as accessing the library's Juvenile Collection.

From New York Public Library

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Evaluating Websites

In the field of children's literature, the web has a wealth of information. 

A few "cautionary tales" are important to remember:

  • Consider the source and validity of the site - valid professional information or opinion or sales?
  • Obtain the date of the information for timeliness
  • Evaluate the authority of the site - institution, educator, librarian, author, publisher, parent
  • Consider the target audience for the site - children or teachers or librarians or parents