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ENGL 248: Picture Books & Young Readers

Children's Literature at Collins Library

Collins Library has a growing collection of books for children and young adults.

The fiction collection is shelved on the 4th floor. Look for call numbers beginning with PZ.

Nonfiction books are shelved by subject throughout the library. To find nonfiction books for children do a keyword search in Primo using words that describe your topic, then using the filters to the right of your search results, choose "juvenile works" under the 'genre' facet or add the word "juvenile" as part of your keyword search.

Search Primo

Search Collins+Summit+Articles

Resources for Identifying Titles

Use these sources to help identify potential titles to share.

Featured Database through Tacoma Public Library: Novelist Plus

Tacoma Public Library

All Tacoma residents are eligible to register for a free eCard with Tacoma Public Library online. Once registered, your eCard allows you to access online databases through TPL, check out and place holds for physical items, borrow eBooks and audiobooks, and much more. 

Novelist Plus logo

Tacoma Public Library provides access to the NoveList Plus database (find it in the A-Z list of online resources), which you may enjoy exploring for this assignment. You can use NoveList Plus to search for book recommendations by age, format, genre, topic, tone, character type, awards, and more. Includes professional reviews and read-alike recommendations for each book. 

Children's Literature Awards