Skip to main content menu

The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

The exhibit will be open Now – May 31, 2019. Hours correspond with regular Andersen Library building hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to...

The ABC Of It: Why Children’s Books Matter And The Kerlan Award

The exhibit will be open Now - May 31, 2019. Hours correspond with regular Andersen Library building hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to...

ABC of IT: Artist Panel @Andersen Library Tonight

  Nancy Carlson is on a New Journey her website Betsy Bowen Shares Her New and Archived Works her website  Fine Artist Marlena Myles Dipping Her Toes in...

The ABC of It: Suggested Reading

  The following titles are just a small selection of the reference materials that inform the work of the Children’s Literature Research Collections.  To read these or any...

The ABC of It: Open House and Continuing Education

Join us for The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter — a major exhibit from the Kerlan Collection that features 250 books and objects that illuminate the importance of children’s literature throughout history.

The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

Whadya Want to Know? or also known as frequently asked questions.  When Can I Visit the Exhibit? The exhibit will be open Now - May 31, 2019....

The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

The exhibit is up! And we are pretty darn proud.  The exhibit will be open Now - May 31, 2019. Hours correspond with regular Andersen Library...

Mocking the Caldecott

   Alachua County Library, Gainesville Florida I spent a delightful Sunday afternoon with graduate students, professors, and librarians discussing Caldecott contenders. The event was organized by...

Do we do school visits?

  Why yes, we do. In February we open The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter It will be open from February 11, 2019 to May...

The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter

The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter is an exhibit at the Elmer L. Andersen Library opening on February 11, 2019 (See all related events) It...

Readers Reference: Realistic Fiction Elementary

Part Three Awhile Back I was asked for series books for ten-year-olds.  So I recommended a short list of historic fiction series here     And then a short list of...

Readers Reference -speculative fiction

Awhile Back I was asked for series books for ten-year-olds. I posted a short list of here     And I started think about genre, and then I got...

Best Children’s and YA Books 2018:Part two

To recap For 4 years now, Holly Weinkauf and I have been digging through our piles to recommend books for giving. Here is the link...

Best Books of 2018: Children’s and YA

Lisa Von Drasek and Holly Weinkauf provided their annual list of Best Books for Kids last week on Minnesota Public Radio. In this post, Von Drasek, Curator of the University of Minnesota's children's literature collections, lists the books that were discussed and provides a link to hear an audio recording of the MPR program.

Millions of Cats: A Visit to the Kerlan

Ninety Years Ago Wanda Gág published the ground-breaking picture book Millions of Cats. School Library Journal in One Hundred Books That Shaped the Century said, ” Considered by...