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C:\fakepath\children's literature@yourlibrary

  1. 1. 2010 IRC CONFERENCE QUITO Mayra Carolina Rodriguez IRC Managua
  2. 2. Building a Children’s collection @ Your Library
  3. 3. Why Children’s Literature <ul><li>Invest in our children’s future </li></ul><ul><li>Make readers out of them </li></ul><ul><li>Pass on our culture – build tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Moral values </li></ul><ul><li>Every college or university that prepares teachers should have a children’s collection. </li></ul><ul><li>Develops the imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Connect to the world! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Types of Children’s Books <ul><li>Easy or beginning reading for preschoolers (Dr. Seuss, Bernstein Bears) </li></ul><ul><li>Picture books </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter books </li></ul><ul><li>Young adult literature </li></ul>
  5. 5. Folklore History Fantasy Fairy Tales Horror
  6. 6.  Black History Crime Fiction Environment Historical Fiction SF/Fantasy 
  7. 7. Award Winning Books <ul><li>Newberry </li></ul><ul><li>Caldecott </li></ul><ul><li>Coretta Scott King </li></ul>

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