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Children's Literature: Introduction

Children's Literature

Series of childrens book covers

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About this Guide

This guide serves students, instructors, and researchers to explore the Penn Libraries' primary, secondary, and digital resources relating to children's and young adult literature. Within this guide you will find an overview of the Libraries' main circulating and special collections of juvenile books and materials, a selection of pertinent digital archives and databases, instructions on best browsing practices, and related resources and collections beyond the Penn Libraries.

For additional support, to schedule a research consultation, and/or to request a book purchase contact a Librarian:

Joanna Thompson, subject specialist for Education, at, or Mayelin Perez, subject specialist for Literatures in English, at


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Mayelin Perez
Van Pelt Library, 215


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Joanna Thompson
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center 217
Subjects: Education
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