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Children and Libraries: The Journal of the
Association for Library Service to Children

Children and Libraries (CAL) is the official journal of the Association for Library Service to Children. It publishes three times per year. CAL primarily serves as a vehicle for continuing education of librarians working with children, which showcases current scholarly research and practice in library service to children and spotlights significant activities and programs of the Association.

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ALSC members receive the journal as a perquisite of their ALSC membership.

Nonmembers may subscribe to CAL for $40 ($50 for international subscribers). Subscription orders should be sent to Children and Libraries, Customer Service-Subscriptions, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611; phone: 1-800-545-2433, press 5 for Customer Service; or e-mail:

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Manuscripts and Letters

Manuscripts and letters pertaining to editorial content should be sent to the CAL editor Sharon Korbeck Verbeten at: 820 Spooner Ct., De Pere, WI 54115, Phone: 920-339-2740, e-mail:

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CAL Manuscript Referee Response Form