What will you find?
What to look for?
What will you discover among the Children’s Book Selections?
This article addresses ALSC Core Competency 4.1: “Demonstrates knowledge, management, use and appreciation of children’s literature, multimodal materials, digital media, and other materials that contribute to a diverse, current, and relevant children’s collection.”
Jackie Cassidy, Assistant Manager of the Abingdon Branch of Harford County Public Library, contributed this article as a member of ALSC’s Public Awareness Committee.
1 (1962) I Like Books. , 1962. [New York: Childrens’ Book Council] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2014650122/.
2 Aesop, Crane, W., Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection & Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection. (1887) The baby’s own Aesop: being the fables condensed in rhyme, with portable morals pictorially pointed. London ; New York: George Routledge & Sons. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/04017584/.
3 Newell, P. & Juvenile Collection. (1912) The Rocket Book. New York: Harper & Brothers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12023925/.