Children's Literature Resources on the Web

General Sites

Children's Picture Book Database - Search here for abstracts of over 5000 children's picture books.

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site - A detailed table of contents leads you into great book reviews, curriculum materials, author and illustrator sites, and more. You may have to scroll past an advertising section to get to the site's valuable content.


Award Sites

Children's Literature Awards - Links to lists of award winning children's books by the award granting organizations, including Newbery, Caldecott, and Belpre.

Coretta Scott King Book Awards - Distinguished works by authors and illustrators of African descent are honored annually with this award.


Authors & Illustrators

Judy Blume
Jan Brett
Eric Carle
Beverly Cleary
Roald Dahl
Mem Fox
Virginia Hamilton
Kevin Henkes
Lois Lowry
Katherine Paterson
Dav Pilkey
Patricia Polacco
J.K. Rowling
Shel Silverstein
Rosemary Wells
Jane Yolen


Reviews / Best Books Lists

Kirkus Children's and Teen Book Review Founded in 1933, Kirkus is regarded as one of the most authoritative review sources

Spaghetti Book Club Reviews for kids by kids

The Bookhive - Search or browse easily through these reviews of children's books.

Horn Book - One of the most highly respected sources for reviews of children's and young adult literature.

HATCH LIBRARY 539 Longmeadow St, Longmeadow, MA 01106  •  (413) 565-1376  •

Contact Us

Last updated: 04/18/19

Website By Gravity Switch