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Youth Collection Development Resources

Core Collection Lists
Baker & Taylor Online – E-Lists (on the bar) – Core Collections for all ages

BWI Bibliographies – Core Collections by Dewey and reading levels
- sign up for free log-on

HWWilson’s Core Collections Best Lists
Children’s Catalog - HWWilson - $195 for 4 years (volume and 4 supplements)

Best of the Best
Horn Book Guide – Fanfare Best Books Lists - bi-annually - $60 a year
Horn Book editor’s blog “Read Roger” – lists starred reviews every 2 months
– check blog index at the right

Booklist Online – Notable Children’s Books – (click here for more feature articles like this)

The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books


CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries
–Texas State Library and Archives Commission
– pdf pgs 29-32 Children’s Materials

Arizona State Library - Weeding Training

Collection Assessment & Mapping Training

SUNLINK Weed of the Month – Florida Public Schools K-12 Union Catalog

Graphic Novel Resources
The Librarian's Guide to Anime and Manga

Get Graphic: the World in Words and Pictures
– BECPL web page from Family Literacy grant

GNLIB - Graphic Novels in Libraries – resources page

No Flying, No Tights: a website reviewing graphic novels for teens
– includes core lists for each age group

SLJ Good Comics for Kids – see blog menu on the right

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Last update:  6.15.10