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Library of Congress Children's Book Section

Overview
Works: 40 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 4,981 library holdings
Genres: Bibliographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  History  Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Folklore  Directories 
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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 )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 991 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 )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Langhorne Clemens : a centennial for Tom Sawyer : an annotated, selected bibliography by Virginia Haviland( Book )

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

Fables from incunabula to modern picture books : a selective bibliography by Barbara Quinnam( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 436 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 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 304 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 literature : a guide to reference sources : second supplement by Virginia Haviland( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating independence, 1763-1789 : background reading for young people : a selected annotated bibliography by Margaret N Coughlan( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's books( )

in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's literature by Virginia Haviland( )

in English and held by 120 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 )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exhibition honoring UNESCO's designation of 1972 as International Book Year. Items accommodated in the display represent 38 countries but only a tiny token of the Library's rapidly growing collection of foreign children's books from its worldwide acquisition program. Books are shown in their original languages, with three exceptions explained by their notes. Contemporary writing and illustration are highlighted, but included are some recent editions of folklore and literary classics notable for continuing importance and their new illustration by contemporary artists. Attractiveness for display has played a significant part in selection, accounting for the prominance of picture books, while intrinsic excellence and relative importance of a book within its national body of literature have also been factors in choice"--
Children's literature ; a guide to reference sources by Virginia Haviland( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Langhorne Clemens : a centennial for Tom Sawyer : an annotated, selected bibliography by Virginia Haviland( )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 18 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)
Children's literature : a guide to reference sources by Virginia Haviland( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 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)
Creating independence, 1763-1789: background reading for young people; a selected annotated bibliography by Margaret N Coughlan( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Langhorne Clemens : a centennial for Tom Sawyer ; an annotated, selected bibliogr. by Virginia Haviland( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 8 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)
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 )

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

Languages
English (71)