The Children's Literature Collection is a select representative collection of fiction and nonfiction children's and young adult literature which is maintained to support the HSU academic curricula. This collection of approximately 10,000 volumes is located in the northwest corner of the second floor of the HSU Library. There are three sections:
The Children's Literature Collection includes books read by children, but it does not include books on the subject of children's literature. In order to find information about children's books, children's authors, and using books with children, consult your HSU Library Catalog. The primary subject headings to be checked are:
The following textbooks offer different approaches to children's literature. Each includes lists of recommended children's books as well as criteria for evaluating these books.
If you have any questions, are having trouble choosing a topic, or can't find information on your topic, we are here for you! There are many ways to get in touch with an HSU librarian:
Browsing in the main book collection is another good way to find books about children's literature. The two primary areas where these books are located are: PN 1009 and Z 1037; other areas are LB 1575 and PR 990.