Children's Literature: Fantasy, science fiction & horror


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speculative fiction, fantasy, fantasy literature, fantasy fiction, myths, legends, fairy tales, other worlds, good and evil, science fiction, sci-fi, utopian and dystopian fiction, futuristic, science, technology, apocalyptictime travel, alternative history, horror, horror stories, horror literature, gothic fiction, supernatural, supernatural stories, folklore, evil, vampires, ghosts, hauntings 

Search starters

Idea [jantonalcor, "A good idea", Image Source: Open Clip Art Library,, CC0 1.0,]The Library Catalogue can be a good place to start. Search across most of the Library's collection to find books, DVDs, streamed videos, journal articles, newspaper articles and more.

Try narrowing your search further by Content type, Publication date or relevant Subject terms.

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Remember to always evaluate the information you find! If you want to make sure the articles you have found are from scholarly journals see the short Library guide How to find scholarly sources