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Education: EDU 2024--Children's Lit

Research Guide for education related topics.

Thank you to Lexington Public Library

Transy Library thanks the Lexington Public Library for partnering with our students to advance their research by providing access to public library collections in print and online.

Thank you to the Children's Department for providing guidance and resources included on the research guide.

Children's Lit--finding books on similar topics

The Transylvania University Library has a small collection of children's literature shelved in the Education Resource Center on the lower level of the library. We typically collect award-winning titles (i.e. Coretta Scot King, Caldecott, Newberry, etc.), and resources requested by Education faculty and students participating in current EDU practicum. 

Use the online Transy Library catalog to find children's books in our collection.

Search the Lexington Public Library for more children's book titles. 

Use these resources for Reader's Advisory or to locate "read-alike" titles that can filtered by age, interest, etc.

Use these resources to locate copies (digital or print) of children's books

Literary Criticism

For academic criticism/critique/analysis of children's literature or literature in general, consult the following resources:

Children's Book Awards

Lexington Public Library--Children's Librarian

Lexington Public Library--Children's Librarian

Blayne Borden's picture
Blayne Borden
Lexington Public Library
140 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40503
859-231-5500 x1187

Transylvania Public Services Librarian

Helen Bischoff (she/her)'s picture
Helen Bischoff (she/her)
Transylvania University Library
300 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508-1797