Documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world.
Written by an international roster of more than 300 authors, the Encyclopedia documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world. With a global perspective that pays attention to significant international trends and the multicultural expansion of the field, it includes brief biographies of every major author and illustrator. Also included are feature essays on all genres of children's literature, individual works, and prominent trends and themes, as well as general essays on the traditions of children's literature in many countries throughout the world.
Help Page System Requirements Faculty: Use this URL within Blackboard: http://ezproxy.stlcc.edu/login?auth=ezpr0xy&url=http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195146561.001.0001/acref-9780195146561
The stated mission of the ICDL is to help children become "effective members of the global community." To this end, they offer a growing digital library of more than 4, 400 children's and young adult books in 55 languages.