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Understanding Your Topic
The first step in research in any subject is making sure you understand your topic. Use dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference sources to gather background information to better understand your topic.
Caldecott and Newbery Award Resources
The links below take you to the American Library Association (ALA) website, and a list of the Caldecott Award Winning books, or a list of the Newbery Medal winners.
Use these links to view the Caldecott and Newbery Award books found in the Lakeland Library collection.
Reference Books on Children's Literature
Encyclopedia of Fable
This text presents a guide to the subject, covering major works, characters and situations as well as the genre's creators, collectors and illustrators.
The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
This accessible A to Z is the first place to look for information about the authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educationalists, and others who have influenced the development of children's literature, as well as the stories and characters at their centre.
The Creative Curriculum for Preschool
Presents the theory and research behind curriculums, helps teachers translate them into practice, and explains the five components of teaching preschool children effectively.
St. James Guide to Children's Writers
From the words and illustrations of Eric Carle to the antics of Ludwig Bemelman's Madelaine, the English-language writers of children's ficiton, non-fiction, poetry and drama are explored in this reference in detail.