Universities & Colleges

CLCD is used in hundreds of leading academic institutions as part of the Children's Literature and Early Childhood curriculum.

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Public Libraries

Libraries Worldwide rely on CLCD to make informed purchasing decisions, inform their patrons, for program enrichment and community outreach.

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Pre-K to 12 Schools

Pre-K to 12 Schools & School-districts around the world rely on CLCD to build better collections & enhance the curriculum with the best Children's and young-adult literature selections.

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Award Committees, Publishers & Others

Book sellers and library system suppliers rely on CLCD's depth of independent content to enrich the offerings to their customers and patrons.

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Themed Features

20 of the Best Children's Books about Trains

It seems like there are a million train books out there, but which ones are the most worthwhile? Check out this list of award-winning books (some classic, some new) that feature the captivating power of the mighty locomotive.

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App of the Month

App Review: Amelia and Terror of the Night

Amelia and the Terror of the Night is a beautifully illustrated, highly interactive book app for children. The tale unfolds over the course of about 40 gorgeously illustrated pages, including some of the most highly interactive scenes you will find in a book app.

Author Features

Q&A with Alethea Kontis

A former librarian and self-described "fairy princess" who has made the New York Times bestseller list, Ms. Kontis talks about her experiences as a young adult writer.

Featured Articles

From the Editor: The Unstoppable Power of Children's Lit

A few weeks ago, I had an epiphany about the power of children's literature. After reading Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo to my son for what must have been the 10,000th time (and still enjoying it), it occurred to me that by age two... (Continue Reading)

Learning Commons (Part 3): After the Dust Settles, Communication is the Key

Library media specialist Heather Kindschy continues her series on the Learning Commons Model of school libraries. This month, Heather discusses how to realize the full benefits of your new library learning commons and take your program to the next level of effectiveness.

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Quote of the Month

I'm thrilled about CLCD's upcoming merge of multiple entries for the same title into one record. So often in the past I'd have to view several records to see all the awards presented to one title. That will soon be history. What a time saver!

Peggy Fulton
CLCD Awards Editor

Search Tip of the Month

Many of the items on the Book Details screen are hyperlinks. Clicking on an author name, subject heading, award type, etc. will execute a new search based on that term. For example, you can click on the Series Title and easily find other books in that series!

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