Excellent source for literary information. Includes poetry, short stories, novels & drama for children & young adults. Also plot summaries, character& critical analysis & commentary, author portraits, literary images and biographies of authors & illustrators. Includes full text of journals containing book reviews and literary criticism relevant to children's and young adult literature (e.g. BookList, Horn Book Magazine).
The CLA is an organization dedicated to bringing children's literature and advocates of children's literature together. The Children's Literature Assembly promotes quality literature written for children, recognizes outstanding trade books as the Notable Trade Books in the Language Arts, and sponsors workshops at the Fall and Spring NCTE conferences with outstanding authors and illustrators.
This journal features stimulating articles and interviews on noted children's authors, incisive critiques of classic and contemporary writing for young readers, and original articles describing successful classroom reading projects.
The journal contains articles on prose, fiction, poetry, as well as picture books. Many of the journal's finest articles have explored the reading process, looking into ways of enhancing the satisfaction of young readers.