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Children's & Young Adult Literature: Find Books

Finding Books by Topic

Kirkus Lists

Check out Kirkus Review Magazine's Best Of Lists:

Search the Library Catalog


Hint: Use the library catalog to search by keyword "juvenile". Then, add another keyword for your topic. 

      Example:  juvenile and homeless

You'll notice that with a keyword search, the most recent books appear first in the list.

School Library Journal

Each year, School Library Journal creates a Best Of List, which covers picture books, middle grade, young adult, and nonfiction titles.  A sample of those books are below:

Google Books

Google Book Search

From the Shelves