College Writing Center
Stanley Library at Ferrum
In Stanley Library web site, go to resources
under Subjects and then Arts and Humanities Resources, for links to reference books
giving overviews of authors and illustrators, such as Contemporary
Authors, and Literature Resource Center; also online
books and other reference sources on literature are linked
Symbols and Terms for English Papers
General Guidelines for Writing Literature Papers
(Some pages are designed for sophomore literature classes,
but some of the guidelines may be especially helpful with
your first short paper.)
for Taking Essay Tests - by Tina L. Hanlon
General Guidelines for Reading and Analyzing Literature - by TLH
Association. Links page contains valuable links
to many kinds of web sites, selected by scholars of children's
literature (a reliable place to start Internet research).
Bibliography of Children's Literature Criticism by Perry
Links to Online Texts - read User notes on using
to sites on illustration
Resources on Folk Literature
Resources for Readers and Teachers of Appalachian
Literature for Children and Young Adults
Children's Literature: A Guide to the Criticism. Online
book by Linnea Hendrickson, 1987 (not updated with recent
Recess! Radio program on children's culture, University
of Florida (you can read transcripts on the web site).
Plan Guidelines for Contributors to AppLit
Dragons in Children's Literature
Annotated bibliographies by Tina L. Hanlon
Book. This is the main journal on children's literature
that our library receives. The web site contains letters
and interviews with authors, some children's book art, etc.
Kay Vandergrifts web pages on children's
literature history: http://scils.rutgers.edu/~kvander/HistoryofChildLit
Kay E. Vandergrift's Special Interest Page. This
page leads to detailed sections on the history, study and
teaching of children's literature, with bibliographies.
The Snow White section provides excellent, extensive
resources on fairy tales and variants of "Snow White,"
including Davenport's Appalachian film Willa.
African-American Images Revealed in Picture Books by
Annotated Bibliography of Appalachian Folktales in Children's
Literature by Tina L. Hanlon
Embracing the Child, an extensive site on children's
Books. Web site on picture books with links to other
pages and other sites on children's literature
Specific Authors and Works of Literature:
Edward Lear Home Page by Marco Graziosi
Tale of Peter Rabbit: Original text and illustrations
by Beatrix Potter online
Web editions of Struwwelpeter
Mother Goose: A Scholarly Exploration, Rutgers U.
Pied Piper Homepage - historical background
The Piped Piper of Hameln and Related Legends of
Other Towns, versions of the legend compiled by D. L.
About 1000 older editions of fables and
folktales are online at Rick Walton,
Children's Author: Classic Tales and Fables
Read about the real
Winnie the Pooh animals at the New York Public
Harry Potter site
Web Site on Robin McKinley