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Children's Lit Journals
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE JOURNALS
These journals available through our Project Muse subscription focus on the study of children's literature.
Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature
Published by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), Bookbird communicates new ideas in children's books, publishing work on any topic in the field of international children's literature.
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Provides concise summaries and critical evaluations of current children's books. Reviews give an in-depth look at a selected book's content, reading level, strengths and weaknesses, and quality of the format, as well as suggestions for curricular use.
Publishes scholarly and research based articles that address key issues in the field. The annual publication of the Modern Language Association Division on Children's Literature and the Children's Literature Association (ChLA).
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
Children's Literature Association Quarterly publishes scholarship in children's literature studies.
Lion & The Unicorn
An international theme- and genre-centered journal. Coverage includes the state of the publishing industry, regional authors, comparative studies of significant books and genres, new developments in theory, the art of illustration, the mass media, and popular culture. It is especially noted for its interviews with authors, editors, and other important contributors to the field.
Children's Literature Associations
Author & Children Publishing Websites
Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
On January 13, 2020, Jason Reynolds was announced as the seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. The National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature raises national awareness of the importance of young people’s literature as it relates to lifelong literacy, education and the development and betterment of the lives of young people.
Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a Kirkus Prize winner, a two-time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award winner, a National Book Award finalist, and the recipient of a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor and multiple Coretta Scott King Award honors.
Authors & Illustrators websites
A list of author & illustrator websites from the ASSOCIATION FOR LIBRARY SERVICE TO CHILDREN, a division of the American Library Association.
Audiobooks & Audio Stories
Website delivering daily kid lit news and interviews through videos and articles.
"The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to.."
Storynory has 100s of free audio stories.