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Communication Sciences & Disorders: Children's Literature

Locate databases, guides for particular courses, and general information for undergraduate and graduate programs in CSD.

CLIC is located in Wilson side of the library on 4-East

CLIC

OneSearch

Books are located in Wilson Library on the 4th floor. Use OneSearch to locate materials

CLIC has SIX locations:

  • Picture Books - Arranged alphabetically by author's last name A-Z 
  • Children’s Literature - Includes early readers, novels, nonfiction, and folktales. Arranged by Library of Congress Classification (Not Dewey Decimal!)
  • Poetry for Children and Teens PoetryCHaT - Includes novels in narrative verse, anthologies, and nonfiction. Arranged by Library of Congress Classification (Not Dewey Decimal!)
  • New Children's Display - Includes new acquisitions to the library. Most items  in the New Display were published recently, but there are some older materials on the shelves that fill retrospective gaps in the collection. Arranged by Library of Congress Classification (Not Dewey Decimal!)
  • New Canadian Literature Display - Items in this display are funded through the generosity of the Center for Canadian-American Studies. Arranged by Library of Congress Classification (Not Dewey Decimal!)
  • Curriculum - A small collection, these materials are intended to support current classes. Locate items under Curric E (Elementary) and Curric S (Secondary). 

Identifying Reading Levels for Specific Books

Scholastic provides a search feature on their Web site all the Scholastic Book Wizard: http://www.scholastic.com/bookwizard/

The database is searchable by:

Reading Level

Interest Level

DRA (Developmental Reading Assessment) - http://www.scholastic.com/resources/article/dra-reading-levels

Lexile Measure - http://lexile.com/about-lexile/lexile-overview/

Western Washington Children's Literature Conference

Children's Literature Conference

Saturday, February 17, 2024
www.wwuclc.com

Matt de la Peña
The Living (Pura Belpré Honor), Mexican Whiteboy (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), We Were Here (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), The Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Lewis.

Kate DiCamillo
Flora & Ulysses (Newbery Medal), Because of Winn-Dixie (Newbery Honor), Tale of Despereaux (Newbery Medal), Mercy Watson series, Blink & Gollie series.

Yuyi Morales
Niño Wrestles the World (Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal), My Abuelita (Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor), Just In Case (Pura Belpré Narrative Medal and Illustrator Honor).

Joyce Sidman
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (NCTE Notable Book), What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms & Blessings.

- See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.5Pfg7N1k.dpuf

Matt de la Peña
The Living (Pura Belpré Honor), Mexican Whiteboy (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), We Were Here (ALA/YALSA Best Books for YA), The Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Lewis.

Kate DiCamillo
Flora & Ulysses (Newbery Medal), Because of Winn-Dixie (Newbery Honor), Tale of Despereaux (Newbery Medal), Mercy Watson series, Blink & Gollie series.

Yuyi Morales
Niño Wrestles the World (Pura Belpré Illustrator Medal), My Abuelita (Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor), Just In Case (Pura Belpré Narrative Medal and Illustrator Honor).

Joyce Sidman
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Newbery Honor), Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors (NCTE Notable Book), What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms & Blessings.

- See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.5Pfg7N1k.dpuf
Peter Brown
Creepy Carrots!Mr. Tiger Goes WildMy Teacher is a Monster!, You Will Be My Friend!, The Curious Garden, Children Make Terrible Pets - See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.IY1UtzMX.dpuf
Peter Brown
Creepy Carrots!Mr. Tiger Goes WildMy Teacher is a Monster!, You Will Be My Friend!, The Curious Garden, Children Make Terrible Pets - See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.IY1UtzMX.dpuf
Peter Brown
Creepy Carrots!Mr. Tiger Goes WildMy Teacher is a Monster!, You Will Be My Friend!, The Curious Garden, Children Make Terrible Pets - See more at: http://wwuclc.com/#sthash.IY1UtzMX.dpuf

Schneider Family Book Awards

The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.

Schneider Award

Death & Loss: Not If But When

This project encourages and supports sharing good books and stories about death and loss with children and teens throughout their lives.

http://www.notifbutwhen.org/