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Library of Congress Children's Book Section

Overview
Works: 25 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 5,095 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  History  Exhibition catalogs  Bibliography‡vExhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Folklore  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs 
Classifications: Z1037.A1, 016.80989282
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Most widely held works by Library of Congress
Children's literature ; a guide to reference sources by Virginia Haviland( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 1,156 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
Folklore of the North American Indians; an annotated bibliography by Judith C Ullom( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,040 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
Samuel Langhorne Clemens : a centennial for Tom Sawyer : an annotated, selected bibliography by Virginia Haviland( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 487 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 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 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 )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the second five-year supplement to "Children's Literature: a Guide to Reference Sources" (1966), this annotated and illustrated bibliography reflects the emphases that have developed in the fields of literature and library service for children. New sections include selected bibliographies and critical works on nonprint materials, citations on research in children's literature, and works that now are available from French-speaking Canada. The book is organized by the following headings: history and criticism; authorship, with critical appraisals of individual authors; illustration; bibliography, which includes both American and British compilations and special bibliographies for the exceptional child and for group understanding; books and children, with subheadings on all aspects of children's literature; the library and children's books; international studies; and national studies. Current trends are evident in the increased number of histories and critiques of comics, of publications related to minority interests in the United States, of materials about international organizations and annual international conferences, and of items relating to translation and library development. All entries are annotated to indicate the relative value as well as the usefulness and appeal of the items described. (Mai)
Children's books( )

in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 252 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 244 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 133 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 96 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 10 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

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

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Children's books( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Children's Books 1973: A List of Books for Preschool Through Junior High School Age by Virginia Haviland( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This annotated bibliography provides a listing of children's books published in 1973 for those of preschool through junior high school age. The Library of Congress catalog card number for each book follows the bibliographic information, and grade level appears at the end of each annotation. Books are categorized into picture and picture story books; stories for the middle group; fiction for older readers; folklore; poetry and rhymes; arts and hobbies; biography; history, peoples, and places; and science and nature. (Hod)
 
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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 (69)