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

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About Children and Libraries

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

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Special Features
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Volume Indices & Back Issues

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, or e-mail.

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