Tuesday, April 10, 2007

CCBC: Cooperative Children's Book Center

Reference: Social & Behavioral Sciences

CCBC: Cooperative Children's Book Center [http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/] - The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) is a unique examination, study and research library of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The CCBC’s noncirculating collections include current, retrospective and historical books published for children and young adults.

The CCBC supports teaching, learning and research related to children’s and young adult literature and provides informational and educational services based on its collections to students and faculty on the UW-Madison campus and librarians, teachers, child care providers, researchers and other adults through the state of Wisconsin.

A vital gathering place for books, ideas and expertise, the CCBC is committed to identifying excellent literature for children and adolescents and bringing this literature to the attention of those adults who have an academic, professional or career interest in connecting young readers with books.

This description provided by CCBC at: http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/about/default.asp

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