Carole J. McCollough is a retired associate professor and dean of the Library and Information Science program at Wayne State University. She is currently an auxiliary faculty, trainer, and curriculum committee member for the Children's Defense Fund. In this capacity, she conducts workshops for college interns training to run summer literacy (Freedom School) programs. She has served as chair of both the CSK Book Award Committee and jury. She was a reviewer for the Multicultural Literature Review Journal and a contributing reviewer to all four editions of The Coretta Scott King Awards book. Her undergraduate degree and teaching certificate are from Eastern Michigan University. Her master's degree and PhD in library and information science are both from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She currently serves on two library boards: Southfield Public Library, Southfield, Michigan, and the Langston Hughes Library, Clinton, Tennessee.
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Marking the 45th anniversary of the prestigious awards that honor the best in children's and young adult literature representing the black experience, the fifth edition of this unique guide remains an excellent tool for collection development, readers' advisory, and classroom use. More than just a bibliography, this resource includes
- A selection of biographical profiles introducing the creative artists and illustrators behind the award-winning books
- Excerpts and color plates from many of the titles
- A subject index, ideal for curriculum planning
Educators, librarians, and others who work with children will find this one of-a-kind guide invaluable.
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