Contains more than 500,000 professional reviews of children's books, multimedia and audio books (aggregated from 42 sources).
The database provides over 1.6 million entries including 650,000 national, state, and international award entries dating back to 1922. Includes teaching tools (lesson plans & teaching guides) and allows limiting by age or grade level. Truncation is done by selecting 'word variants' on search screen.
Searchable, online access to volumes from Children's Literature Review reproducing excerpts from critical reviews. From Louisa May Alcott to Judy Blume, the most popular and influential authors of the genre are assessed through criticism of their major works. Excerpts from Reviews, Criticism, & Commentary on Books for Children & Young Adults.
Includes: Children's Literature Review (1976-present), Contemporary Literature Criticism (1973-present), Drama Criticism (1991-2014), Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism (1981-present), Shakespearean Criticism (1984-2014), Twentieth Century Criticism 1978-present).
Provides access to the entire print DLB, including nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres, including historians, journalists, publishers, and screenwriters.