Children and Young Adult Literature
Children's and YA literature can be found in several places throughout Bluford Library. The bulk of the collection is located in the LRC and on the 3rd floor in the PZ section. Listed below is a small representation of award winning books you can find in these locations.
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children
Coretta Scott King Medal
The Coretta Scott King Awards honors African-American authors and illustrators who create outstanding books for children and young adults. Initially established in 1969 to recognize authors and then expanded to include illustrators in 1979. They are presented annually by the American Library Association.
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Subject Headings (the Librarians' tags)
The Catalog can be searched by subject to get a targeted search for just the topic you need. Subject headings must be phrased very exactly, unlike keyword searches which use "free" text. Consider these subjects for books in the library:
Children Books and Reading
Elementary school teaching
Education, Elementary Curricula
Educational Tests and Measurements
Interdisciplinary approach in education United States
Lesson planning United States
Middle school teaching
Multicultural education United States
Problem children Education
Public schools Curricula
Teaching United States