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Children's Literature: Useful Websites

Off-Campus Access to Databases

To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at Click on Password Reset/Find Username.

Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle)

caterpillar art from Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature

This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom, and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.

Carol Hurst

Worlds of Words

Worlds of Words: International Collection of Children's and Adolescent Literature, by the University of Arizona, is an online database of  more than 30,000 children's books from regions all over the world.


Author's Websites

Author's websites can provide you with a great deal of information, including information about the author, lists of books they have written/illustratred, and also lesson plans or ideas for activities.  Some examples are listed below, but feel free to search for your favorite author's page.