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RELS 3270: Religious Traditions of the World (Molly Bassett / Fall 2020): Searching for Children's Literature

Children's Books

Carl & Gretchen Patton Children's Collection

The Carl & Gretchen Patton Children's Collection is located on the 3rd floor of Atlanta Library North. The Collection includes picture books through young adult literature.

Library Associations Providing Services for Children

These are professional associations for librarians who work with children. Their websites will include resources geared towards selecting books and resources for children. 

Educational Resources Targeted to Elementary Students

Both NoveLIST K-8 Plus and Explora for Elementary let you sort your results by Lexile range
(use the Advanced Search option).

What's does Lexile mean? It's a set of number ranges assigned to grade-specific reading levels.
Click here to learn more about the Lexile Framework (scroll to the bottom for helpful chart!)

Book Review Resources

Try limiting to book reviews in a database like Academic Search Complete.
Or, try the following publications:

Book Award / Teaching Websites

Textbooks and other Curriculum Materials

In conjunction with its Textbook Policy, University Library does not collect K-12 textbooks.    GSU Library also does not collect curriculum materials such as kits, CD-ROMs, etc.   

If you do not have access to materials from a school library media center, you may want to visit the Curriculum Materials Center at nearby Atlanta University Center.   With an ARCHE card obtained from the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor of Library North, you will have access to the materials within the CMC such as the textbooks and can also check out circulating books.   See the link below for more information on the CMC.