Online Children's Literature Journals


The ALAN Review (
Contains articles on YA literature and its teaching, interviews with authors, reports on publishing trends, current research on YA literature, reviews of new books, and ALAN membership news (Assembly on Literature for Adolescents: A Special-Interest Group of the National Council of Teachers of English).

The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (
Devoted entirely to the review of current books for children. For each book provides concise summaries and critical evaluations; information on content, reading level, strengths and weaknesses, and quality of format; and suggestions for curricular use.

School Library Journal Online (
Provides librarians who work with young people in school and public libraries with indispensable information needed to manage libraries-from creating high-quality collections to understanding how technology can assist (or hinder) learning.

The Lion and the Unicorn (
A theme- and genre-centered journal of international scope committed to serious, ongoing discussions of children's literature.

The Looking Glass (
An electronic journal about children's literature that combines an interest in the traditional with an eye for the modern. Includes scholarly articles of interest to both specialists and nonspecialists.

Publisher's Weekly (
An international news magazine of book publishing and bookselling.

Book Links (

The Boston Book Review (

Horn Book ( (
The great thing about is the critical book reviews linked to each book sold. The book reviews are from quality children's journals such as Horn Book, Library School Journal, Book Links, and Kirkus.