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Core Children's and Young Adult Literature Journals
The following journals are core resources for Children's and Young Adult Literature:
"...published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to."
Bulletin for the Center for Childrens Books
" Providing concise summaries and critical evaluations" of current books for children.
"... one of the most trusted and authoritative voices in book discovery."
School Library Journal
"The world’s largest and most authoritative reviewer of children’s and young adult content—principally books, but also including audio, video, and the Web."
The Horn Book Guide to Children's and Young Adult Books
"founded ... in 1924 to herald the best in children’s literature". " Our articles are lively, our reviews are insightful, our editorials are always sharp."
The Reading Teacher
"It covers practical teaching ideas, research, and professional development for teachers of children under age 12."
Educational Technology: The Magazine for Managers of Change in Education.
This journal is available in PRINT only. If you need to view an article in the journal, it is available on the second floor of the library where other journals are located.
Finding Journals with Full Text Finder
Use Full Text Finder to find a journal in our library databases:
- Go the the library homepage.
- Click on Journal Title Search under "Library Information".
- Type in the name of the journal (not the title of the article).
- Click "search" or hit "enter."
- In the result list, click on "Full Text Access."
- Click on the link with the best date ranges for your needs.
- If the journal is not available in full text, request it through interlibrary loan.
To check if a journal is peer reviewed, use Ulrich's or the submission guidelines on the journal's webpage.
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