Children's Literature
  Library Specialist
Deborah Cole

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  The following are selected journals for articles, reviews, etc., about children's literature.

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W E B    S I T E S 

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D I S C U S S I O N    L I S T S    AND  N E W S G R O U PS 
Discussion site for those interested in the combination of childen and literature, an excellent source for information, ideas, and contacts.
Directory of Scholarly and Professional E-Conferences
A subject-arranged and keyword-searchable text file with descriptions of groups and instructions for subscribing.
Directory listing for Children's Literature.
H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online
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C A L L    N U M B E R S 

Library of Congress Call Numbers for children's literatures encompasses various call number areas depending on the subject matter of the book. The following is a sampling of the more specific call numbers related to children's literature. Books for children on history (D's) or science (Q's) are assigned non-literature call numbers and integrated with other materials in those areas. Use LIBROS to locate specific items.
PZ 5 - 90 Juvenile Literature

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