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Library of Congress Children's Book Section

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Works: 27 works in 79 publications in 1 language and 5,028 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Bibliographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  History  Exhibition catalogs  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Folklore  Catalogs 
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Most widely held works by Library of Congress
Folklore of the North American Indians; an annotated bibliography by Judith C Ullom( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiled under the criteria: (1) statement of sources and faithfulness to them, (2) a true reflection of Indian cosmology, and (3) a written style that retains the spirit and poetry of the Indian's native manner of telling. Includes titles containing valuable introductory materials, bibliographies, motif indexes, and additional comparative notes, caters to storytellers, children's librarians, and researchers of children's literature
Children's literature ; a guide to reference sources by Virginia Haviland( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to material dealing with children's literature, this annotated bibliography describes books, articles, and pamphlets selected on the basis of their estimated usefulness to adults concerned with the creation, reading, or study of books for boys and girls up to 14 years of age. Except for a few historical landmarks, the items discussed are nontextbooks. Included are books written expressly for children, folklore books, and adult books taken over by children. Annotations are supplied to indicate the relative importance and value as well as the usefulness and interest of the various items. Analytical entries are made for important parts of general works, with cross references to the larger works concerned with more than one area of interest. The 1073 items are grouped under the following main headings: (1) History and Criticism, (2) Authorship, (3) Illustration, (4) Bibliography, (5) Books and Children (reading guidance, storytelling, folklore, myths, legends, nursery rhymes, poetry, and magazines), (6) the Library and Children's Books, (7) International Studies, and (8) National Studies. An index of authors, titles, and subjects is provided. (Lh)
Samuel Langhorne Clemens : a centennial for Tom Sawyer : an annotated, selected bibliography by Virginia Haviland( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This annotated bibliography, prepared by the Children's Book Section of the Library of Congress to celebrate the centennial of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," lists editions of the Mark Twain classics most widely read by young people, biographical or autobiographical and travel works significant for relevent background, and miscellaneous items which are related to Clemens' writing of fiction and which reflect his personality. Foreign-language editions, biocritical works, and bibliographies are also listed. Contemporary book reviews are quoted in annotations for first editions of the famous stories. (Jm)
Fables from incunabula to modern picture books : a selective bibliography by Barbara Quinnam( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott: a centennial for Little women : an annotated, selected bibliography by Judith C Ullom( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's literature : a guide to reference sources : second supplement by Virginia Haviland( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's literature : a guide to reference sources : first supplement by Virginia Haviland( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An annotated bibliography, international in scope, indicating the relative importance and value as well as the usefulness and interest of the 746 items described
Children's books( )

in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children & poetry : a selective, annotated bibliography by Virginia Haviland( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This annotated bibliography of over 120 books was compiled to call attention to poetry for children that is both pleasing and rewarding. Omitted are traditional materials such as Mother Goose rhymes, textbooks, and collections designed especially for the classroom. Sample illustrations from the books noted and lines from poems are reproduced throughout. The entries are grouped under the following headings: (1) Rhymes, (2) Poetry of the Past, (3) 20th-Century Poetry, (4) Anthologies, and (5) World Poetry. An index of titles and authors is provided. (Lh)
Creating independence, 1763-1789 : background reading for young people : a selected annotated bibliography by Margaret N Coughlan( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The era of the Revolutionary War has provided subject material for numerous histories and biographies. The Children's Book Section of the Library of Congress has compiled this bibliography as a guide in the selection of background reading for young people in connection with the Bicentennial of the American Revolution. Criteria for selection included factual accuracy, logical organization, and clear succinct writing. Some historical novels have been included but textbooks have been omitted. Subject divisions are: (1) The Times, (2) The Rise of Discontent, (3) a Few Hot and Designing Men, (4) Acts and Declarations, (5) The Days of Revolution, (6) Soldiers, Spies, and Citizens, (7) The Sound of the Drum, (8) a Constitution is Born, and (9) Heroes, Heroics, and Tradition. (Author/DH)
Children's literature by Virginia Haviland( )

in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First- supplement covers chiefly publications issued from 1966 through
The wide world of children's books : an exhibition for International Book Year by Library of Congress( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americana in children's books : rarities from the 18th and 19th centuries : an exhibition catalog of items chosen and annotated by the Children's Book Section by Library of Congress( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's books, 1974; a list of books for preschool through junior high school age by Library of Congress( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This annotated bibliography lists books for children of preschool through junior high school age. The books are divided into the following categories: "Picture and Picture-Story Books, ""Stories for the Middle Group, ""Fiction for Older Readers, ""Folklore, ""Poetry and Song, ""Arts and Hobbies, ""History, People, and Places, ""Biography," and "Nature and Science." (Wr)
First [Second] supplement. Compiled by Virginia Haviland and M.N. Coughlan by Library of Congress( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's books, 1972; a list of books for preschool through junior high school age by Library of Congress( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Books for preschool through junior high age children are cited in this annotated bibliography which contains full bibliographic citations, price information, Library of Congress card number and appropriate grade level for each entry. The bibliography is divided into the following sections: (1) picture and Picture-story books; (2) stories for the middle group; (3) fiction for older readers; (4) folklore and literature; (5) poetry, rhymes, and verbal fun; (6) arts and hobbies; (7) biography; (8) history, peoples, and places and (9) nature and science. (The 1971 list is ed 065 160.) (sj)
Children's Books, 1976: A List of Books for Preschool Through Junior High School Age by Virginia, Comp Haviland( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thirteenth in the series of annual guides to current children's books published by the Library of Congress, this guide lists titles chosen from the best of some 2,200 children's books published in 1976. Ranging in subject from Easter eggs and "Yankee Doodle" to vitamins and ecology--by way of Africa, computer-age mixups, suicidal lemmings, ancient Japanese puppetry, and Olympic games--the varied books are divided into the following sections: picture and picture-story books, stories for the middle group; fiction for older readers; folklore; poetry and plays; arts and hobbies; biography; history, people, and places; and nature and science. Annotations in each section are arranged alphabetically by author. (Hod)
Creating independence, 1763-1789. A selected annotated bibliography. Compiled by Margaret N. Coughlan by Library of Congress( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Children's literature; a guide to reference sources. Supplement 1- by Virginia Haviland( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityChildren's Literature Center (Library of Congress)

Children's literature center

Library of Congress

Library of Congress Children's Book Section

Library of Congress. Children's Literature Center

Library of Congress. General Reference and Bibliography Division. Children's Book Section

United States Children's Book Section

United States. Library of Congress. Children's Book Section

United States. Library of Congress. General Reference and Bibliography Division. Children's Book Section

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English (72)