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Children's Literature and Culture: Discover book titles

Guide to the Cotsen Children's Library, Special Collections
An alphabet of fairy tales by Doris Pailthorpe
Bibliographies of juvenile books  
Juvenile books about indigenous peoples and cultures Juvenile books about Black people and cultures
Juvenile books about Latino people and cultures Juvenile books about Asians and Asian Americans
Juvenile books about disability Children's and YA books about LGBTQIA+


For multicultural books
For international and global literature
For books that support K-12 curriculum
For picture books
Bibliographies of children's book awards and winners
Aggregate lists
International and global
Children's choice
Major book review databases (more are available via Princeton's database portal):
Major children's book review magazines (more are available via the library online catalog):

Cotsen print catalogs and bibliographies

A Catalog of the Cotsen Children's Library: the pre-1801 imprints, the 19th century, and the 20th century

Describes the collection of printed books gifted by Lloyd E. Cotsen to Princeton University up to the year 2000. Covers titles from the 16th through the 20th century, totaling over 20,000 entries.

The Beatrix Potter Collection of Lloyd Cotsen

Catalogs the Cotsen collection of Beatrix Potter manuscripts, original art, photographs, and related ephemera. With illustrations and photographs.

Education in the Earliest Schools: Cuneiform Manuscripts in the Cotsen Collection

A catalogue of the nearly two hundred tablets from the Cotsen collection of ancient school texts, the greater number of these dating from the Old Babylonian period. With illustrations.

The Dartons: Publishers of Educational Aids, Pastimes & Juvenile Ephemera, 1787-1876

A catalogue of alphabet tiles, battledores, block puzzles, cards, jigsaw puzzles, educational aids, board games, maps, map samplers, picture sheets, scrolls and writing sheets published by the Darton firms.

The Dawn of Wisdom: Selections from the Japanese Collection of The Cotsen Children's Library

Highlights items from the Cotsen collection of Japanese books and printed matter for children, the majority of which date from the Edo period through the end of World War II. With illustrations.

Virtue by Design: Illustrated Chinese Children's Books From The Cotsen Children's Library

Highlights items from the Cotsen collection of Chinese illustrated publications for children, the majority of which date from the late Qing dynasty through the 20th century. With illustrations.

A Catalogue of the Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists in the Princeton University Library: Draft

A catalog of the works of primarily 28 Victorian novelists collected by Morris L. Parrish; among them are Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) and J. M. Barrie. In PDF files.