of the de Gummond Collection are used by scholars, not only
in the field of children's literature, but also researchers
in a variety of disciplines including library science, education,
English, history, sociology, women's studies, popular culture
and American studies. The following guide provides a pathway
to accessing these resources using USM Libraries' online catalog
about children's literature can be found in the following
call number groups: LB1042; LB1575; NC965 through NC1855;
terms can be used to search in ANNA or with other databases
Children -- Books and Reading
Children's Literature -- Bibliography
Children's Literature -- History and Criticism
Individual Names of authors and illustrators (Remember
if you want to find books about an author or illustrator
you need to enter their name as a subject search.)
and Illustrator Information
Authors and Illustrators: An Index to Biographical Dictionaries
by Joyce Nakamura, 5th ed. Detroit: Gale 1995.
Cook Ref Z1037.A1 C463 1995, also in de Grummond
Literature Awards and Winners
by Dolores B. Jones. 3rd ed. Detroit: Gale, 1994.
de Grummond PR990.J66 1994
Illustrators of Children's Books
de Grummond NC965.M58
of Children's Books 1744-1945
de Grummond NC965.M59
of Children's Books 1946-1956
de Grummond NC965.V5
of Children's Books 1957-1966
de Grummond NC965.K54
of Children's Books 1967-1976
de Grummond NC965.I44
Book of Authors series. This series of seven volumes all
have different titles. Held in Cook and de Grummond.
Junior Book of Authors PN1009.A1 K8 1951
More Junior Authors PN1009.A1 F8
Third Book of Junior Authors PN1009.A1 D45
Fourth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators
Fifth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators
PN1009.A1 F47 1983
Sixth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators
PN1009.A1 S3936 1989
Seventh Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators
PN1009.A1 S3936 1996
Eighth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators
PN1009.A1 E36 2000
Authors and Illustrators for Children and Young Adults
by Laurie Collier and Joyce Nakamura Vol. 1-6. Detroit: Gale,
Cook Ref PN497.M3 1992, also in de Grummond
About the Author. Detroit: Gale. Vol. 1 to date
Cook Ref PN451.S6, also in de Grummond
About the Author Autobiography Series. Detroit: Gale.
Vol. 1 to date
Cook Ref PN451.S66, also in de Grummond
Century Children's Writers edited
by Laura S. Berger. 4th ed. Detroit: St. James Press, 1995.
de Grummond PN1009.A1 T9 1995
Book Review Index. Detroit: Gale, 1975-1993.
Cook Ref Z1037.A1 C475
Lierature Review. Detroit:
Gale, 1976 - to date
Cook Ref PN1009.A1 C5139
Links de Grummond Z1037.B7218
An excellent source of curriculum related articles on
authors, illustrators and genres.
de Grummond Z1035.A1 B65
January issue contains "Editors Choice" chosen from
of the Center for Children's Books de Grummond Z1037.A1
January issue contains "Bulletin Blue Ribbon"
chosen from the preceding year.
Book Cook and de Grummond Z1037.A1 A15
March/April issue contains "Fanfare" chosen from
the preceding year.
Library Journal de Grummond Z675.S3 S29115
December issue contains "Best Books" chosen
from the current year.
Grummond Collection has many resource files with information
on authors, illustrators, and subjects. The Subject
Headings are provided online. To use our Vertical Files,
please ask for them by Subject Heading at the reference desk
in McCain Library, Room 305. These files are not cataloged
there are literally millions of websites that have information
on children's literature topics, the site listed below is
good starting point for your search. It will lead you to many
other excellent sites.
Literature Web Guide http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown
the first website you should consult for all types of information
about children's and young adult literature. It has numerous
links to all topics including awards, reviews, book discussion
groups, publishers, author and illustrator information, booksellers
and much, much more.
see these resources on our webpage: