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Syracuse University Libraries

Human Development & Family Science

Browsing the Stacks: Bird Library & Local Public Libraries

Bird Library

Bird Library has many children's books. You don't typically think academic libraries have such materials, but many academic programs use teaching materials like children's literature.

Browse Bird Library's  children's book collection located on the FIFTH Floor - go to the PZ call numbered section. You'll find children's easy reading (usually thin books) intermixed with young adult (fatter) books,

Local Public Libraries

Onondaga Public Libraries within 1 mile of SU's campus:

How to get a library card

When you arrive ask a librarian or staff member where their children's books are. Public libraries have a different organizational structure than academic libraries.

Children's Literature Databases

Databases that can help you locate children's literature by age, grade or reading (Lexile) level, interest, cultural area, and more!

Databases with lesson plans and tools to enrich the experience with literature