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ERL 516: Visual Literacy--Exploring Meaning in the Art of Picture Books: Children's Book Reviews and Awards

A research guide for students in Dr. Wellman-Little's Visual Literacy--Exploring Meaning in the Art of Picture Books course.

Book Review Journals

  • Horn Book Magazine:  Publishes reviews, articles, editorials, and interviews about children's and young adult literature written for educators and librarians.  Requires login with UMaine account.
  • Horn Book Guide:  Contains reviews of children's and young adult literature only.  Requires login with UMaine account.
  • School Library Journal: Provides book reviews as well as news, information, and reviews written for librarians and media specialists.  Requires login with UMaine account.
  • Kirkus Reviews:  Reviews a broad range of books pre-release, including children's and young adult books.  Requires login with UMaine account.
  • Booklist:  Publishes reviews of recommended library materials.  Requires login with UMaine account.
  • The New York Times Book Review:  Publishes book reviews and excerpts, author interviews, and feature articles. Requires login with UMaine account.
  • Publishers Weekly:  Publishes book reviews, including children's, and discusses in great depth the publishing industry.  Requires login with UMaine account.
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books:  Provides summaries and analyses of current book reviews.  Requires login with UMaine account.

Review and News Websites

Children's Picture Book Awards

5729 Fogler Library · University of Maine · Orono, ME 04469-5729 ; (207) 581-1673

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