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Children's and Young Adult Literature: Library Guides

Welcome to the Children's and Young Adult Literature Guide!

This guide is a starting place for exploring children's and young adult literature. To make suggestions for additional lists/topics, please contact Amanda Melilli, Head of the UNLV Teacher Development & Resources Guide. 

The Intrepid Reader: Reviewers Wanted

Reviewers Wanted!

The TDRL is looking for reviewers of children’s and young adult literature. Want to share what you’re reading? Looking for experience in writing professional reviews? Submit a review today! The TDRL staff will work with authors of accepted reviews to edit for publication. Criteria for reviews:

  • Review of a book from TDRL collection.
  • Books must have been published in the past five years.
  • 200 – 250 words in length.
  • Positive; don’t write a review for a book you wouldn’t recommend.
  • Include a brief summary without spoilers, a critical analysis of the book, and the recommended use.

Authors of accepted reviews will be contacted by email. The submittal form can be found here:

Questions? Contact Amanda Melilli (

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