The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Education and Social Science Library
The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library

Electronic & Print Journals

The S-Collection periodicals are a collection composed of review and scholarly children's literature journals and entertaining children's magazines. Current issues of print periodicals are located in the S-Collection (Room 112, Main Library) of the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library (SSHEL). Older issues can be found in the Oak Street Storage Facility or Main Stacks. To verify the location of an item, search for the journal in the Online Library Catalog. If you require assistance locating an item, please ask for assistance at the SSHEL Information Desk. To locate additional magazines for children, check with the Urbana Free Library and Champaign Public Library.

Websites have been provided as additional information; however, this does not mean that each journal with a website will have full-text online.

Additional Related Websites (links to e-journals of children's literature) have been included as additional places to look regarding children's literature research.


Review & Scholarly Journals About Children's Literature

* : Includes book reviews

028.162505AL
ALAN Review: Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English
Print: 1989, 1993-
Online: 1994-

S.028.05 AP
* Appraisal (Quarterly)
Print: 1967-2000 CEASED in 2000

Book Links
015.7306205BO
Print: 1991-
Online: 2002-

026.105BOB
Bookbird
Print: 1957-1959 and 1963-(incomplete)
Online: 2008-

028.05AM
Booklist
Print: 1905-
Online: 1993-

028.05 CH
* Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (Monthly)
Print: 1947-
Online: 2005-

010.971 C629
CM Magazine: Canadian Materials for Schools and Libraries
Print: Vols. 9-22 (1981-1994) - CEASED in 1994
Online: Vols. 1-2 and 11-22 (1971-1972 and 1983-1994 : incomplete) - CEASED in 1994
Alternate Title: CM: A Reviewing Journal of Canadian Materials for Young People
Previous Title: In Search of Canadian Materials
Later Title: CM: Canadian Review of Materials

No Print Holdings Available at UIUC - Electronic Access Only
CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials
Online: 1995-
Previous Title: CM: Canadian Materials for Schools and Libraries

026.105CA
Canadian Children's Literature / Littérature Canadienne pour la Jeunesse
Print: 1975-2001 - CEASED in 2001
Later Title: Jeunesse : Young People, Texts, Cultures

027.62505 CH
Children & Libraries
Previous Title: Journal of Youth Services in Libraries
Print: 2003-
Online: 2003-

026.105CHB
Children's Book Review Service
Print: Vols. 1-29 (1972-2000) - CEASED in 2000

809.89282C437n
Children's Books History Society Newsletter
Print: Vols. 52-78 (1995-2004 : incomplete)

026.105CHL
Children's Literature Abstracts
Print: Vols. 1-104 (1973-1999) - CEASED in 1999

S.809.89282C436
Children's Literature Association Quarterly (Quarterly)
Print: 1982-
Online: 1976-

026.105CHI
Children's Literature in Education
Print: Vols. 1-31 (1970-2004 : incomplete) - Print CANCELED 2004
Online: 1970-

S.050SUB1
Children's Magazine Guide
Print: Vols. 34-62 (1981- 2010) - Print CEASED in 2010
Online: 1981- (requires free registration)

S.028.5505 FI
* Five Owls (Bimonthly/Quarterly)
Print: Vols. 1-18 (1987-2004) - CEASED in 2004

S.028.505HO
* Horn Book Magazine (Bimonthly)
Print: 1924-

No Print Holdings Available at UIUC - Electronic Access Only
* Imagine (5/yr)
Print: 1996-99

027.62505IN
International Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship
Print: 1995-

026.105CA1
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures
Print: Vols. 1.2-4.1 (2009-2012 : incomplete)
Online: 2009 -

027.62505JO
* Journal of Youth Services in Libraries
Print: Vols. 1-15 (1987-2002) - CEASED in 2002
Online: 1998-2002 - CEASED in 2002
Previous Title: Top of the News
Split Into: Children & Libraries and Young Adult Library Services

S.809.89282L66
* The Lion and the Unicorn (3/yr.)
Print: Vols. 1-33 (1977-2009) - Print CANCELLED 2009
Online: 1977-

No Print Holdings Available at UIUC - Electronic Access Only
* Marvels and Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies
Online: 2001-

028.505NEW
New Advocate
Print: Vols. 1-16 (1988-2003) - CEASED in 2003

S.028.505 PE
* Perspectives
Print: 1986-1991

026.05JU
School Library Journal
Print: 1954-
Online: 1974-

027.805SCM1
School Library Media Quarterly
Print: 1982-1997 - Print CEASED in 1997
Online: 1983-
Split Into: Knowledge Quest (Print) and School Library Media Quarterly Online (Online)

S.792.02205 Se1L
Secondary School Theatre Journal
Print: Vols. 13-24.1 (1973-1985)

301.43105VO
VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates
Print: 1978-
Online: 1997-2011

027.626Y68
Young Adult Library Services
Print: 2002-
Online: 2004-

S.792.0226 Y88
Youth Theatre Journal (Quarterly)
Print: 1986-2011 - Print CANCELLED 2011
Online: 1997-

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Magazines for Children

* : Includes book reviews

S.805 CHL
Child Life: the Children's Magazine
Print: Vols. 6-86.4 (1927-2007) - CEASED in 2007
Online: Vols. -73-86.4 (1994-2007) - CEASED in 2007
Merged With: Jack & Jill in 2007

S.805 CH
Children's Digest (8/yr.)
Print: Vols. 1-59 (1950-2007 : incomplete) - CEASED in 2009
Online: Vols. 44-59 (1994-2009) - CEASED in 2009
Merged With: Jack & Jill in 2009

S.805 CR
Cricket (Monthly)
Print: 1973-
Online: 1990-

S.813.05 EB
Ebony, Jr.!
Print: Vols. 3-7 (1978-85 – microform) - CEASED in 1986

S.791.4505 EL
Electric Company Magazine (Monthly)
Print: Vols. 27-146 (1976-1988) - CEASED in 1988
Later Title: Kid City

S.306.05 FA
Faces (9/yr.)
Print: Vols. 1.8- (1985- : incomplete)
Online: Vols. 9.5- (1993- )

S.973.0496073F739
Footsteps: African American History
Print: 2000-2006 - CEASED in 2006

F.973.0496073 H212
Harambee: a Newspaper for Young Readers that Focuses on the African-American Experience
Print: Vols. 4-7.2 (1992-1996 : incomplete)

S.050 HI
Highlights for Children (Monthly)
Print: Vols. 27- (1972- : incomplete)
Online: 1993-

S.805 JA
Jack and Jill

Print: Vols. 1-61, 66, and 74 (1939-1998, 2004, 2012 : incomplete)
Online: 1993-

S.791.4505 KI
Kid City
Print: Vols. 1-127 (1988-2001)
Previous Title: Electric Company Magazine

S.808.899282 M972
Muse
Print: Vols. 1- (1997- : incomplete)

S.305.2305NE
New Moon: the Magazine for Girls and their Dreams
Print: Vols. 3-15 (1996-2008 : incomplete) - CEASED in 2008
Online: Vols. 3.6-15 (1996-2008) - CEASED in 2008
Later Title: New Moon Girls

S.305.2305NE1
New Moon Girls
Print: Vols. 16- (2008- )
Online: Vols. 16- (2008- )
Previous Title: New Moon Girls

S.327.17205 PEA
Peacemaking for Children (Milwaukee Peace Education Resource Center) (Quarterly)
Print: 2.4 and 3.4 (1984 and 1985 : incomplete)

S.505 Rar1
Ranger Rick/National Wildlife Federation
Print: 1983-
Online: 1984-
Previous Title: Ranger Rick's Nature Magazine

S.372.2505 SC
Scienceland (8/yr.)
Print: Vols. 13 and 15-18 (1989, 1991-1997 : incomplete)

S.791.4505 SE
Sesame Street
Print: Vols. 59-300 (1977-2006 : incomplete)

S.791.4505 Pa1
Sesame Street Parents
Print: 1993-2001 - CEASED in 2001
Previous Title: Parent's Guide

S.305.05 SK
* Skipping Stones (Quarterly)
Print: 1991-
Online: 2000-

S.028.505 ST
Stone Soup (5/yr.)
Print: 1973-
Online: 2001-

S.381.3305 ZI
Zillions
Print: Vols. 1-11 (1990-2000) - CEASED in 2000

S.591.05 ZOB
Zoobooks (Monthly)
Print: Vols. 3-12 (1986-1994 : incomplete ) - Print CANCELLED in 1994
Online: 2011-

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Additional Related Websites

  • Achuka Children's Books

    Includes reviews of the following topics: Teen/YA, Fiction, Non-fiction, Chapter Books, Picture Books, Series Books, Poetry, and Educational Books.

  • Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Newsletter

    A monthly electronic newsletter covering Children's Literature: new books, topics in depth, old favorites revisited, the latest on this web site and other resources on the Internet.

  • Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures (formerly Canadian's Children's Literature)

    Reviews Canadian books and other media for children. Table of contents are available for each issue, but full issues are not available online.

  • Children's Bookwatch

    This monthly online journal reviews all sorts of books and other media for children. Nonfiction reviews are by categories such as science, cookbooks, american history, and pets/wildlife. DVDs and music are reviewed, as well as books in series and easy reader books.

  • Children's Literature

    Contains themed reviews and author/illustrator and educator info.

  • Journals List from the International Research Society for Children’s Literature

    Offers a list of major children’s literature journals from around the world including a large number of journals published in languages other than English. Editors, contact information, and URLs are included with each entry. Most journal sites require subscriptions to view articles and archives. Enter the journal title in the Online Journals and Databases to determine if the University of Illinois subscribes to the journal.

  • The Looking Glass (free registration required)

    This electronic journal comes out two or three times a year. It includes literature analysis articles on a variety of children's books and topics as well as a few book reviews.

  • Viewpoint

    Viewpoint is an Australian quarterly journal on young adult literature. Available online are the table of contents from older issues as well as one full article from each issue.

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