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The School Collection: Children's Literature at the Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library

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Children's Books Written by Authors Famous for Writing Adult Fiction

Did you know that suspense writer Dean Koontz wrote poetry for children? Or that Nobel prize winning author Toni Morrison collaborated with her son to create children's picture books? Increasingly more authors primarily known for their adult works are entering...

African American Children’s Writers

In honor of Black History Month, the S-Collection presents selected books by notable African American authors. In the U.S., early children's literature often presented stereotypes of African Americans in books written by white authors. By the mid-20th century, a growing...

Jack Prelutsky -- The First Children's Poet Laureate

This month, children's author and poet Jack Prelutsky will celebrate his 67th birthday. He will also mark the halfway point in his two year tenure as the nation's first Children's Poet Laureate. Newly created by the Poetry Foundation in 2006,...

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