SCED419: Young Adult Literature

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Selected Children's Literature Resources - FICTION more information

Help with accessing Cook Library's collection of children's and young adult literature (FICTION).

Selected Children's Literature Resources - NON-FICTION more information

Help with accessing Cook Library's collection of children's and young adult literature (Non Fiction).

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Best books for high school readers more information

Library location: Reference | PN1009.A1 G4816

Best books for high school readers : grades 9-12. Supplement to the first edition more information

Library location: Reference | PN1009.A1 G4816

Best books for middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9. Supplement to the first edition more information

Library location: Reference | PN1009.A1 G482 2004

Best books for young adults more information

Library location: Reference | PN1009.A1 .C34

Booktalks and beyond : promoting great genre reads to teens more information

Library location: Stacks | Z1037.A1 S267

Classic teenplots : a booktalk guide to use with readers ages 12-18 more information

Library location:  Reference | Z1037.A1 G48

The guy-friendly YA library : serving male teens more information

Library location: Stacks | Z718.5 .W45

Sage Electronic Encyclopedias in Education more information

A dozen encyclopedias with topics relating to education.

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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database more information

More than 280,000 reviews of children's books--all full text from 36 review sources.

Dewey Decimal Subject Area Listings more information

Provides an easy to understand listing of Dewey Decimal Classification numbers and what they mean.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature more information

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

Something About the Author more information

Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.

Also available in print:
Location: Reference Collection (3rd/main floor)
Call Number: PN1009.A1C65

TeachingBooks more information

Author interviews; videos of authors and illustrators; audio excerpts of professional book readings; and more.

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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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Education Research Complete (EBSCO) more information

Topics covered include all levels of education.

ERIC (EBSCO) more information

Contains articles and other  materials in all areas of education.

Literature Resource Center more information

Includes biography & criticism of children's authors.

MAS Ultra: School Edition (EBSCO) more information

More than 460 popular, high school magazines;  50,000 biographies; and 60,000 primary sources.

Primary Search (EBSCO) more information
Designed specifically for elementary school libraries and contains full text for more than 50 popular, elementary school magazines.
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.

SCED419: Young Adult Literature / Albert S. Cook Library
http://cooklibrary.towson.edu//gateways/page.cfm?dept=SCED&class=419
Last revised: February 24, 2014