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Children's Literature and Literacy Education

Links to databases and resources for award-winning and popular children's/young adult literature. Also helpful for authors studies, language arts, literacy, literary criticism, reading, and related topics.

Magazines for Children (online only)

Today, there are numerous magazines and blogs for children. Below are some current titles that Penn State offers. If you'd like additional recommendations, contact Education librarian Karla Schmit, kms454@psu.edu or a librarian at your location. Also try databases within Power Library -- accessible to anyone with an account/library card from a Pennsylvania public library. To find a public library near you, use the Online Library Directory.

Review and Professional Magazines (online only)

Today, there are numerous review and professional magazines for teachers. Below are some current titles that are most heavily used by Penn State faculty and students. If you'd like additional recommendations, contact Education librarian Karla Schmit, kms454@psu.edu.

Scholarly Journals (online only)

For links to additional journals available at Penn State, see BrowZine: Education. If you are using it off-campus, choose “Penn State University Libraries” from the list, and supply your Access Account user ID and password when prompted.