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

27 Children's Books about Adoption

November is national adoption month, and books such as these can help adopted children process the complex questions (and sometimes difficult answers) associated with their adoption journey.

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12 Award-Winning Cookbooks for Kids

Fall means food. Check out these award-winning kid's cookbooks, with recipes that are simple, reliable, and with a little luck, delicious!

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App of the Month

App of the Month: Kids Media.

The Kids Media app provides "independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music." In addition to overall quality ratings and recommended age ranges for each title, they provide evaluations in a number of very specific categories.

Author Features

Sarah Elton

Elton is the author of Starting from Scratch: What You Should Know about Food and Cooking, a book that introduces older children to the basic techniques of cooking, along with the science, history, and culture of food and nutrition.

Featured Articles

The New "Learning Commons" Model: 4 Steps to Dramatic Transformation

The "Learning Commons" is the wave of the future, but it can be daunting to imagine how such a transformation might take place in your own school or university. Heather Kindschy is back this month with Part 2 in her series on the Learning Commons Model, this time walking us step by step through the process she and her colleagues used to dramatically transform their library media center from a traditional, somewhat outdated space to an engaging, exciting place for both faculty and students.

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Quote of the Month

"Our education professors are thrilled with CLCD and all the features it offers. They are already planning out different ways they can use the database in their classes"

Janet L. Williams
Director of Library Services, Tabor College Hillsboro, KS

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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