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LITS 2400: Children's Literature : Welcome


This guide is designed to aid students in their Children's Literature course as they study picture and chapter books, fairy tales, novels, poetry, criticism, and theoretical work on the evolving nature of childhood. It is broken down into suggested search terms and phrases, library databases, and additional online resources.

Search Terms and Phrases

"children's literature" AND (censorship OR banned books )

"children's literature" AND LGBTQ

"children's literature" AND racism

"children's literature" AND multicultural

"children's literature" AND (latinx OR latinos OR hispanics)

"children's literature" AND diversity

"children's literature" AND "own voices"

"children's literature" AND "issues"

Can also switch out "children's literature" for:

  • "children's books"
  • "picture books"
  • "fairy tales"
  • "folk tales"

FDU Databases

Online Resources

Library Workshops & Events

Request Items

Interlibrary Loan expands the range of available research materials. Materials not owned by FDU Libraries may be obtained from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan. Please see Requesting Interlibrary Loans for information on how to request materials to be sent to FDU Libraries.