Skip to Main Content

ENGLISH 240 - Terre Haute

Children's Literature: Concepts and Vocabulary


The study of children’s literature and culture has been experiencing a renaissance, with vital new work proliferating across many areas of interest. Mapping this vibrant scholarship, Keywords for Children’s Literature presents original essays on the essential terms and concepts of the field. From Aesthetics to Young Adult, an impressive, multidisciplinary cast of scholars explores the vocabulary central to the study of children's literature.


We're Off to See the Wizard

The Ivy Tech Virtual Library provides many free ebooks, including the children's classic, The Wizard of Oz.  Click the illustration below to start your journey over the rainbow.


The Wizard of Oz has appealed to the imagination of children and adults all over the world, but the text is also used as a teaching tool.  Click the illustration to see how the concepts in the book are used to teach the alphabet.

For more wonderful free literary resources and illustrations, visit the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Darla Crist
Director of Library Services & Learning Resource Center
Ivy Tech Community College
Terre Haute Campus
(812) 298-2563