ARED464: Author-Illustrator:Integration of Visual and Language Arts at the Secondary Level (Non-Fiction)

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ALA's Association for Library Service to Children: Book Awards more information

Wikipedia's list of prestigious annual children's literature awards.

ALA's YALSA Book Awards and Booklists more information

Extensive lists of books for children and young adults.

Black Eyed Susan Book Awards more information

Maryland's Black Eyed Susan Book Award winners.

Caldecott Award Winners more information

Wikipedia's list of Caldecott Award winning books.

Coretta Scott King Book Awards more information

Wikipedia's list of CSK Award winning books.

Database of Award Winning Children's Literature DAWCL more information

Only winners included; search by topic, age, gender, multicultural and more.

Michael L. Printz Award Winners more information

Wikipedia's list of Printz award winning YA literature.

Newbery Award Winners more information

Wikipedia's list of Newbery Award winning books.

Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction - NCTE more information

Winners selected by the National Council of Teachers of English.

Pura Belpre Book Award Winners more information

Wikipedia's list of Pura Belpre award winning literature for children and young adults.

Stonewall Book Awards more information

Lists the Mike Morgan & Larry Roman's Children's and Young Adult Literature Awards.

YALSA's Alex Awards more information

Ten books are awarded the Alex Award each year. Alex Awards are given to books written for adults that also appeal to readers aged 12 to 18.

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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database more information
The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers more than 280,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 36 review sources. Reviewers include book authors, librarians, writers and editors, teachers, children's literature specialists and physicians. Each month Children's Literature features interviews with children's book authors and illustrators, including each month several sets of themed reviews. (CLCD was previously known as Children's Literature Reviews.)
International Children's Digital Library more information

The ICDL contains more than 10,000 digitized children's books in 54 languages from 166 countries. Useful for both children and researchers in international children’s literature.

TeachingBooks more information

TeachingBooks provides access to authors, illustrators and book resources, and is designed for teachers to generate enthusiasm for books and reading. Content includes author interviews; in-studio movies of authors and illustrators; audio excerpts of professional book readings; thematic booklists for teachers; book awards; and links to children's and young adult literature.

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Education Research Complete (EBSCO) more information

Includes the following journals: Book Links, Booklist, Childhood Education, Children's Literature, Children's Literature in Education, Horn Book Magazine, Knowledge Quest, Language Arts, Multimedia Schools, Publisher's Weekly, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, Science and Schildren, and Teacher Librarian.

ERIC (EBSCO) more information

Contains materials in all areas of education and at all levels from preschool through college.

MAS Ultra: School Edition (EBSCO) more information

Content is geared to readers in grades 6-12, includes more than 460 popular, high school magazines;  50,000 biographies and 60,000 primary sources. Searchable by lexile.

Primary Search (EBSCO) more information

Content is geared to readers in grades 1-6, includes more than 50  elementary school magazines and is searchable by lexile.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) more information
Provides indexing and abstracts for over 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators.
National Book Festival more information

National Book Festival in Washington, DC

Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature more information

Includes brief biographies of every major children's author and illustrator.

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Celebrating All of Us more information

The Celebrating All of Us project compiles a book list, literature-based lesson plans and other resources for educators, therapy providers and parents to use in an effort to enhance the inclusion of young children with disabilities in their neighborhood schools and communities through similarities awareness.

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) more information

The Center for Applied Special Technology, CAST, is a source for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) information and lesson plans.

MD State Curriculum more information

The State Curriculum is the document that aligns the Maryland Content Standards and the Maryland Assessment Program and will be available in a number of formats for teachers, central office staff, students, parents, and the other stakeholders.

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature more information

A nonprofit organization that honors the artwork of children's literature illustrators.

National Art Education Association more information

A community of practice for visual arts teachers, scholars, researchers and professors, students, administrators, art museum educators, and artists to come together around a shared belief in the power of the arts in developing human potential.

National Center on Universal Design for Learning more information

UDL is a flexible approach to curriculum design that offers all learners full and equal opportunities to learn.

Reading Rockets more information

A website devoted to teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle.

ReadWriteThink more information

The ReadWriteThink mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.

SERGE: Special Education Resources for General Educators more information

Special Education Resources for General Educators more information

Contains supplemental material for elementary and secondary education teachers.

Teaching Channel more information

Teaching Channel is a video showcase -- on the Internet and TV -- of innovative and effective teaching practices in America's schools.

TED Ed more information

Collection of guest video lectures and segments. TED-Ed's videos aim to capture and amplify the voices of the world's greatest educators. To achieve this, TED-Ed pairs extraordinary educators with talented animators to produce a new library of exceptional educational videos. This website, similar to, is ever-evolving and depends on you, the TED community, to nominate inspiring teachers that have touched your life or clever animators who have the skills to bring a gifted teacher's lesson to life.(description taken from the About page on the website)

YouTube EDU and YouTube for Schools more information

Open-source website with links to lectures, course material, lessons, and interviews.

ARED464: Author-Illustrator:Integration of Visual and Language Arts at the Secondary Level (Non-Fiction) / Albert S. Cook Library
Last revised: January 09, 2015