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Barnes & Noble - Books, Textbooks, eBooks, Toys, Games & More

Barnes & Noble - Books, Textbooks, eBooks, Toys, Games & More | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
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I use this site to look up book reviews as well as place orders.

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Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - The Horn Book

Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards - The Horn Book | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
2014 Winners and Honor Books! Announcement Saturday, May 31, 1 pm at #BEA14 Librarians Lounge, Javits Center, New York First presented in 1967 and customarily announced in June, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Winners are selected in three categories: Picture …
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Use to see information about Horn Book Award winners for children's and YA literature

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National Council of Teachers of English - Homepage

The NCTE Homepage provides the latest information on upcoming events and opportunities with NCTE, as well as resources for educators.
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I work a lot with ELA (English teachers) -- this site keeps current info on curriculum, etc.

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Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
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Wonderful information to stay current with YA books (since I am in a middle school media center)

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Book Review Index Online

Book Review Index Online is a comprehensive source for book reviews from 1965 to the present and covers review published in nearly 500 periodicals and newspapers.
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I rely on reviews before purchasing materials for my media center because there is no way to read every book, periodical, etc. myself.

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Welcome to the Pura Belpré Award home page! | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Welcome to the Pura Belpré Award home page! | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
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List of Latino award winners

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VOYA

VOYA | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
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Specializes in YA literature -- over 350 books are reviewed each issue

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Baker & Taylor

Baker & Taylor | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
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Website that I want to use more often -- everything from webinars to e-books to collection development

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Amazon.com: Online Shopping for Electronics, Apparel, Computers, Books, DVDs & more

Amazon.com: Online Shopping for Electronics, Apparel, Computers, Books, DVDs & more | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
Online shopping from the earth's biggest selection of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories, shoes, jewelry, tools & hardware, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, beauty & personal care, broadband & dsl, gourmet food & just about anything else.
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I use this site a lot to look at book reviews.

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School Library Journal | The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens

School Library Journal | The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens
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Wonderful reference for SLMS -- so helpful to stay current on issues and latest books, awards, etc.

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Dolly Gray Award | Children's Literature Award Developmental Disabilities Writers Illustrators CEC DADD

Dolly Gray Award | Children's Literature Award Developmental Disabilities Writers Illustrators CEC DADD | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
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Award winners for students with disabilities

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U.S. National and Canadian Awards for Children's and YA Literature

U.S. National and Canadian Awards for Children's and YA Literature | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
links organized by state for state and U.S. national awards for children's and young adult books
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Graphic Novels: Suggestions for Librarians | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Graphic Novels: Suggestions for Librarians | Comic Book Legal Defense Fund | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
Introduction
Graphic novels are one of the fastest growing categories in publishing and bookselling. Today’s graphic novels are far more sophisticated a...
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Includes links to library pages for graphic novels, books to help develop collection, top 10 lists

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Book Review Digest Plus - Literary Research - EBSCO

Book Review Digest Plus - Literary Research - EBSCO | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
This database provides book reviews on a wide range of topics including art, biography, business, literary studies and more.
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Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries | ACRL Choice

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries | ACRL Choice | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
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Site has online reviews to help with collection development

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Best Books for Public Libraries and School Libraries - Book Reviews from the ALA | Booklist Online

Best Books for Public Libraries and School Libraries - Book Reviews from the ALA | Booklist Online | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
Booklist Online: The best book reviews for public libraries and school libraries, and the best books to read for your book club, brought to you by the ALA
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Book reviews are a SLMS best friend!

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TITLEWAVE | Follett School Solutions

TITLEWAVE | Follett School Solutions | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
Follett School Solutions, Inc. supplies books, eBooks, and audiovisual materials to more K-12 schools than any other wholesaler or publisher. We understand the needs of today's K-12 students and educators and continually strive to provide the best products and services available.
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My school uses this site for a lot of book orders.

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Scholastic: Children Book Publishing | Scholastic International

Scholastic: Children Book Publishing | Scholastic International | Selection Toolkit for Collection Development | Scoop.it
Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, offers content and products for children in 45 languages and over 150 countries
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I use this site a lot to find books, author videos, and student activities.

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