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

13 Books about MLK and the Selma Marches

Earlier this month, Paramount Pictures released Selma, a major motion picture about the 1965 civil rights marches led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The release of the film, followed by the annual celebration of King's birthday on Monday and Black History Month in February will leave many children and young adults wanting to know more about King’s life and the Selma marches that led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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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

Time To Ditch Dewey? Shelving Systems that Make Sense to Students

Are you ready for some radical change in 2015? How about tossing out the Dewey Decimal System? Check out Heather Kindschy's latest article on the Learning Commons model, where she proposes doing just that!

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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

In this month's feature article, Heather Kindschy talks about genre-fying her fiction collection. Did you know that CLCD also allows you to search by genre?  On the Advanced Search screen, just click on the drop-down menu in the lower left corner to choose the genre.

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