Canadian Children's Book News
Featuring book reviews, annotated reading lists, author and illustrator profiles, and more. Published quarterly (by season). Back issues available online.
Canadian literature: A quarterly of criticism and review
Produced by Canadian and international scholars, writers, and poets. Each issue contains a book reviews section, including children's books.
CM: Canadian review of materials
Reviews Canadiana of interest to children and young adults. This link takes you to the Journal and its issues. Note: Mount credentials required for this subscribed database.
Deakin review of children's literature
Reviews of contemporary English (and occasionally French) language materials of interest to children and young adults.
Horn Book Magazine
Includes reviews of the best children's books published, articles about children's books, explorations of children's books from every perspective and news of the children's book world. Canadian content is reviewed.
Jeunesse: young people, texts, cultures
An interdisciplinary, refereed academic journal discussing cultural productions for, by, and about young people. International in scope with a special interest in Canada. Each issue features review essays.
Quill & Quire
The source for the Canadian book trade, Quill & Quire includes a "Books for Young People" review section in each issue. Note: we subscribe to this magazine in print.
Written by educators and librarians, Resource Links is devoted to the review and evaluation of Canadian English and French resources for children and young adults.
Online Book Reviews
Can Lit for Little Canadians Blog
Timely reviews of children's and young adult books, particularly fiction, by Toronto Teacher-Librarian Helen Kubiw.
Created and maintained by Denise I. Matulka, Picturing Books is a resource to help us "appreciate the wonders that print still offers" by critically examining the parts of a picture book, design, artwork, typography and more.
Quill and Quire Kids' Books
Reviews of Canadian children's picture books, children's and young adult fiction, and children's and young adult non-fiction.
2015 Kids' Books of the Year
The favourites from 2015 by Dory Cerny, Quill and Quire's Books for Young People editor.
Recent Reviews of Children's Picture Books
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