Children's Literature Comprehensive Database


CLCD is an academic and research resource for courses needing to locate children’s and young adult books and other media. 

Reviews come from 36 review sources, including Children's Literature; The Horn Book Magazine; Kirkus; Media & Methods; and Parent's GuideCLCD includes over one million fiction/non-fiction titles, hundreds of thousands of awards and professional reviews including author/title links, lesson plans and teaching guides.  The search engine offers multiple options including 50 search filters for finding materials to determine interest and reading levels, selecting trade books based on standards, creating thematic and annotated biographies, interpreting reviews, developing classroom collections, book challenges and collection development.


Access is restricted to ASU students, faculty, and staff.

Number of simultaneous users: unlimited

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