The Children's Literature Web Guide

Children's Literature Associations on the Internet


Many of these associations have responsibilities beyond children's books, but all have some interest in the subject.

Note: This is not a comprehensive list of children's literature associations; I have only listed those associations that have information available on the Internet.


ALAN: The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents
Includes information about the association, and a link to the The ALAN Review

American Booksellers Association BookWeb
Includes a directory of ABA-member bookstores, and news about books and the book industry that will be of interest to booksellers and consumers.

American Library Association
Or link directly to the Association for Library Service to Children, or the Young Adult Library Services Association.

Associations for Writers
This page from the Inkspot site lists associations that will be of interest to children's book writers.

Australian Library and Information Association

The Canadian Children's Book Centre
An organization of publishers,booksellers, libraries and schools established to promote Canadian Children's books.

Canadian Library Association
Includes mostly administrative information about the association, its organization, and publications.

Canadian School Library Association
Information about the association, and a wide variety of useful links

CANSCAIP Minus-30
The Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers, Northern Alberta Chapter.

Child Study Children's Book Committee
Publishes lists of recommended books for children, and presents Book Awards for fiction and nonfiction.

Children's Book Council
Includes information about the organization and its publications. The complete text of their pamphlet "Choosing a Children's Book" is available, as is a list of CBC members (That list is probably the closest we will come to a complete listing of US juvenile publishers).

Children's Literature Association
An international scholarly organization.

Children's Literature Association of Utah
The website lists the winners of the Utah's Children's Choice Awards, and includes teaching ideas for next year's nominated titles.

Library Association Youth Libraries Group
A division of the [British] Library Association.

Mythopoeic Society
A literary organization devoted to the study of fantasy literature and myth.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
An professional organization for both new and experienced writers and illustrators.

T.A.L.E.S.
The Alberta League Encouraging Storytelling.

Young Alberta Book Society

Wednesday, November 26, 1997
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