Type your subject in the keyword search.
If you retreive too many records, you can narrow your search by limiting your search to:
Once you have found a couple of good citations, check to see what the subject headings are.
Another way is by searching the catalog-of-catalogs called WorldCat. When you search WorldCat, the results will be in the order of how many libraries in the system own a copy. If you're interested in getting a book sent here for you, click on the title to find out more about it, and then click on the link for ILL or interlibrary loan (there will be a red icon). You will be sent to the login screen for our ILL system.
To search the UMD LIbraries Collection of Children's Book:
Children's Literature Resources from UMD Library
For locating information on children's authors and illustrators, see library guide:
IESE 3331 Children's Literature in the Elementary School
Searching the Library Catalog for teaching material items:
Educational Software - UMD does not purchase educational software but we have some that were donated as gifts.
High Interest/Low Vocabulary (HILO) - High interest low vocabulary books focuses on books at the reader's interest level but written at alower reading level.
Kits - Kits, games, or maniuplative's arranged by broad subject area.
Lesson Plans - Books with lesson plans located in the Teaching Materials collection and in the regular collection.
Teacher Web Resources - some web resources on a variety of educational areas.
Textbooks - Elemetnary and secondary textbooks. The teacher's editions provide ideas for teaching, questions and suggestions for teaching.
Theses - UMD theses,Plan B's and ohter sources for dissertations.