Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Cynthia Lietich Smith's Children's Literature Resource Center

The Children's Literature Resource Center includes a collection of pages which feature links to children's author and illustrator web sites and pages. Some are official, others are tributes or interviews. Check out some of the sites featured favorite picture books, early reader chapter books, middle grade and young adult novels or anthologies. Or focus on particular genres like fantasy and science fiction or dark fantasy and suspense. They have found topic areas like adoption, cats, or grandparent books. Fantanstic breadth of knowledge about multicultural titles, especially with regard to Native American (contemporary, historical, highlighting Native authors/illustrators), Asian American (Chinese, Japanese, Korean), interracial family themes.