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Featured New Books

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El Deafo - Cece Bell; David Lasky (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC HV2534.B44 A3 2014 P-JH
ISBN: 9781419710209
Publication Date: 2014

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Fiona's Lace - Patricia Polacco
Call Number: CMC PZ7.P75186 Fi 2014 P
ISBN: 9781442487246
Publication Date: 2014

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Firebird - Misty Copeland; Christopher Myers (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC PZ7.C7887 Fir 2014 E
ISBN: 9780399166150
Publication Date: 2014

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How I Discovered Poetry - Marilyn Nelson; Hadley Hooper (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC PS3573.A4795 H69 2014 JH-HS
ISBN: 9780803733046
Publication Date: 2014

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I Lived on Butterfly Hill - Marjorie Agosín; Lee White (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC PZ7.A2686 Iah 2014 I-JH
ISBN: 9781416953449
Publication Date: 2014

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Little Melba and Her Big Trombone - Katheryn Russell-Brown; Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC ML3930.L566 R87 2014 P
ISBN: 9781600608988
Publication Date: 2014

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Little Roja Riding Hood - Susan Middleton Elya; Susan Guevara (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC PZ8.3.E514 Lit 2014 E
ISBN: 9780399247675
Publication Date: 2014

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March: Book One - John Lewis; Andrew Aydin; Nate Powell (Artist)
Call Number: CMC E840.8.L43 A3 2013 I-HS
ISBN: 9781603093002
Publication Date: 2013

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Mikis and the Donkey - Bibi Dumon Tak; Philip Hopman (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC PZ7.D893635 Mik 2014 P-I
ISBN: 9780802854308
Publication Date: 2014

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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress - Christine Baldacchino; Isabelle Malenfant (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC PZ7.B18122 Mor 2014 P
ISBN: 9781554983476
Publication Date: 2014

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Nana in the City - Lauren Castillo
Call Number: CMC PZ7.C2687244 Nan 2014 E
ISBN: 9780544104433
Publication Date: 2014

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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes - Juan Felipe Herrera; Raúl Colón (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC E184.S75 H486 2014 I-JH
ISBN: 9780803738096
Publication Date: 2014

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Separate Is Never Equal - Duncan Tonatiuh
Call Number: CMC LC214.2 .T66 2014 P-I
ISBN: 9781419710544
Publication Date: 2014

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The Adventures of Beekle - Dan Santat
Call Number: CMC PZ7.S23817 Adv 2014 E
ISBN: 9780316199988
Publication Date: 2014

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The Right Word - Jen Bryant; Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC CT788.R534 B79 2014 P-I
ISBN: 9780802853851
Publication Date: 2014

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Viva Frida - Yuyi Morales; Tim O'Meara (Photographer)
Call Number: CMC ND259.K33 M66 2014 P
ISBN: 9781596436039
Publication Date: 2014

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You Are (Not) Small - Anna Kang; Christopher Weyant (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC PZ7.K127637 You 2014 P
ISBN: 9781477847725
Publication Date: 2014

  


 

Finding Children's & Young Adult Literature in the Library

The Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) , located on the lower level of the SUNY Old Westbury Library, offers a large collection of children's and young adult literature books. These books are listed in OWLCat, the Library's online catalog. To search for CMC books in OWLCat, click on the "Advanced Search" tab and select "Curriculum Materials Center - Entire Collection" from the "More Collections" drop down box. Then enter your search words and click on "Go."  Children and young adult books can by borrowed for two weeks.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

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  • Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
    Provides an extensive array of information about children's books, video and audio recordings, film strips, and other children-focused media. Contains more than 130,000 critical reviews of thousands of children's books, ranging from the earliest baby board books to novels and nonfiction for young adults, and an average of more than 1500 new reviews are added to the database monthly. Reading levels are assigned to each evaluated book.
 

Reference & Guide Books

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A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children’s Picture Books - Carolyn W. Lima; John A. Lima
Call Number: CMC REF Z1037 .L715 2006
ISBN: 1591582326
Publication Date: 2006

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Across Cultures: A Guide to Multicultural Literature for Children - Kathy East; Rebecca L. Thomas
Call Number: CMC REF Z1037 .E19 2007
ISBN: 9781591583363
Publication Date: 2007

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Best Books for Children: Preschool through Grade 6 - Catherine Barr; John T. Gillespie
Call Number: CMC REF Z1037 .G48 2006
ISBN: 1591580854
Publication Date: 2006

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Children's Book Award Handbook - Diana F. Marks; Susanne Frey (Illustrator)
Call Number: CMC REF Z1037 .A2 M37 2006
ISBN: 9781591583042
Publication Date: 2006


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Historical Fiction for Young Readers (Grades 4-8) - John T. Gillespie
Call Number: CMC REF Z1037 .G497 2008
ISBN: 9781591586210
Publication Date: 2008


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Teaching Science Through Trade Books - Christine Anne Royce
ISBN: 9781936959860
Publication Date: 2012-01-01


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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature - Jack Zipes (Editor)
Call Number: CMC REF PN1008.5 .O94 2006
ISBN: 9780195146561
Publication Date: 2006

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Valerie and Walter's Best Books for Children - Walter M. Mayes; Valerie Lewis
Call Number: CMC REF Z1037 .L58 2004
ISBN: 9780060524678
Publication Date: 2004

  


Books About Disabilities

LGBTQ Books

  • LGBTQ Books for Children & Young Adults
    This guide lists LGBTQ children and young adult books that are available in the Library's Curriculum Materials Center. Many of the books are winners of the Stonewall Book Awards.

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