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Focus on Electronic Information No. 97-10

Date:  October 1997

Subject:  Children's Literature on the Internet

Among the ever-growing number of children's literature sites
on the Internet, many contain full-text versions of
children's classics.  Below is a list of selected sites that
offer a wide variety of text-based literary resources, both
informational and primary documents.


_General_

The following sites contain a vast amount of information on
children's literature.  In addition to links to texts, they
also include lists of award-winning books, recommended
reading lists, bestseller lists, resources for teachers and
parents, and much more.

Children's Literature Web Guide
http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/index.html

Electronic Resources for Youth Services: Children's
Literature
http://www.ccn.cs.dal.ca/~aa331/childlit.html


_Electronic Texts_

Public Domain Electronic Children's Books
gopher://lib.nmsu.edu/11/.subjects/Education/.childlit/
.childbooks

This site contains the full text of many classic works of
children's literature including _The Wizard of Oz_, _Alice
in Wonderland_, _Robinson Crusoe_, _The Call of the Wild_,
and many more.

Young Readers' Library
http://www.americanliterature.com/YR/index.html

This site contains a chapter a day of many classic American
literary works for children.


_Authors_

The following sites contain text-based material by or about
an author.

Louisa May Alcott
http://www.coppersky.com/louisa

Lewis Carroll
http://www.lewiscarroll.org/carroll.html

Beverley Cleary
http://www.teleport.com/~krp/cleary.html

Dr. Seuss
http://www-leland.stanford.edu/~ttorres/seuss.html

Arthur Ransome
http://humboldt1.com/ar/literary/

Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~smfriedm/exupery/

Shel Silverstein
http://www.dmv.com/~quix/shel.html

Mark Twain
http://web.syr.edu/~fjzwick/twainwww.html