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Searching for Books in the Lakeland Catalog
The Lakeland Catalog lists books held in the Library's collection.
Some tips for searching the Library catalog:
- Use a Keyword search to find books about a certain topic.
- Use a Title search to find a specific book when you have the title.
- Use the Author search to find books written by a certain author.
- Click the Subjects of useful titles to find books on related subjects. Some relevant subject headings include:
- Browse the library shelves around the call numbers that relate to your topic to find additional materials.
A to Zoo
Offers up-to-date information on fiction and nonfiction picture books for children. Consists of a subject guide, a bibliographic guide, and title and illustrator indexes.
Best Books for Children
Helps identify and use the best fiction and nonfiction books published for children in grades pre-K to six.
Education Week Guide to K-12 Terminology
This book translates and defines the terms and jargon unique to the K-12 world. A reference for those new to the field, and will give veteran educators the language they need to explain terms to parents, school boards, and the outside world.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature
Entries contain a brief biography of the writer or illustrator, an outline of their career, and a discussion of major works and themes. There is an exhaustive index, a lengthy selected bibliography, a list of award-winning titles, a list of major research centers and libraries of children's literature, and an outline of entries by topic, including countries, special subjects and terms, genres, types, titles, characters, authors, and illustrators.
Print Books on CHILDREN'S LITERATURE in the Lakeland Collection
Reading children's literature : a critical introduction
Insights into the major discussions and debates currently animating the field of children's literature. Informed by recent scholarship and interest in cultural studies and critical theory, it is a compact core text that introduces students to the historical contexts, genres, and issues of children's literature.
How Picturebooks Work
Authors explore the dynamic relationship between word and image in children's literature. They treat picturebooks as a specific medium or genre in literature and culture, one that prepares children for other media of communication. As such, the authors develop specific theories, terminology, and working tools for discussing the picturebook form.
This book introduces readers to the world of children's picturebooks, providing a solid background to the industry while exploring the key concepts and practices that have gone into the creation of successful picturebooks.
The Read-Aloud Handbook
The classic handbook on reading aloud to children offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.
I'm a Little Teapot!
A comprehensive resource to the best picture books, nonfiction, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, action rhymes, and craft ideas for preschool storytime.
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.