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Children's literature--Lexington: Concept Books

Lists of book recommendations by age, award-winners, and special topics can be found in this guide.

What Is a Concept Book?

Concept books are a special group of picture books that are, "designed to explain an idea, object, or activity" (Lynch-Brown, 1999). The library has concept books about subjects like counting, shapes, time, letters, and colors.

Source: Lynch-Brown, C. (1999). Essentials of Children's Literature. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Alphabet Books

General Concept Books

Color Books

Opposite Books

Counting, Math, and Time Books

Shape Books

Catalog Search

Search the Library Catalog for books, ebooks, and DVDs. 

Use this search box to search the Sullivan Library Catalog.