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Writing for Children and Young Adults: Special Databases

Picturebook Database

The Most Fun Database You'll Ever Use!

You can search by:

  • Subject:  Aardvarks Baba Yaga Cabbage Dadaism Eagle Faces Gargoyles Hair Inspiration Jellyfish Karaoke Ladybugs Mice...
  • Genre:  Adaptation Anthropomorphism Autobiography Beast Tales Biography Cautionary Tales Creation Stories Fables...
  • Literary Device:  Allegory Alliteration Allusion Ambiguity Analogy Anecdote Antihero Aphorism Archetype Cliche...
  • and more.

The full text of the books is not included; if a book is available, in part or in whole, via Google Books, the link is provided.  To see whether Hamline or your local library has it, use the Find In a Library/Worldcat button under the image of the book cover.

Historical Children's Books

Database of Award-winning Children's Literature