Search CBC's books

Organization

CBC is one of more than 5,000 organizations on LibraryThing. CBC is listed as a "non-profit."

Random books from CBC's library

Camp Rolling Hills: Book Two: Crossing Over by Stacy Davidowitz

Dead Upon a Time by Elizabeth Paulson

Silver in the Blood by Jessica Day George

The Terrible Two Get Worse by Mac Barnett

The Prisoners of Breendonk: Personal Histories from a World War II Concentration Camp by James M. Deem

Poppy's Best Paper by Susan Eaddy

On the Space Station by Carron Brown

Members with CBC's books

Member connections

Friends: marielamba, OliviaBrooks123

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

CBC's reviews

Reviews of CBC's books, not including CBC's

Helper badges

Fiver

Site design selection

Use the new design

Use the old design

The old design is no longer fully supported nor does it get full attention when we roll out new features. We strongly recommend using the new design.

 

Member: CBC

CollectionsYour library (1,616), Wishlist (252), All collections (1,868)

ReviewsNone

TagsFiction (676), Picture Book (576), September 2015 (210), August 2015 (171), Newbery Honor (161), March 2016 (146), October 2015 (134), April 2016 (127), February 2016 (124), July 2015 (122) — see all tags

MediaNot set (3), Book (1,853), Paper Book (1,840), Ebook (3), Other (1), Unknown (11)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About meThe Children's Book Council, established in 1945, is the non-profit trade association of publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children and young adults in the United States. The goals of the Children's Book Council are to make the reading and enjoyment of children's books an essential part of America's educational and social goals; to enhance public perception of the importance of reading by disseminating information about books and related materials for young people and information about children's book publishing; to create materials to support literacy and reading encouragement programs; and to encourage the annual observance of Children's Book Week.

About my libraryOne of the best sources for browsing contemporary children's books is the CBC's own examination library. Open to the public, the library houses about 6,000 books, and for years it has been a resource for editors, authors, illustrators, and those who aspire to become part of children's publishing. The CBC library includes books published by our members in the current year, making it a fantastic resource for observing the most recent industry trends.

The Collection

Along with contemporary books, the CBC library has complete collections of major children's book award-winners, including:

• Mildred L. Batchelder Award
• Caldecott Medal and Honor books
• Coretta Scott King Award
• Newbery Medal and Honor books
• Michael J. Printz Award
• Robert F. Sibert Award

Along with these award-winning books, the CBC library houses a permanent collection containing volumes on the history of publishing, autobiographies and biographies of prominent industry figures, and a section devoted to books of interest to aspiring authors and illustrators. The CBC library carries subscriptions to industry trade and educational periodicals and member publishers' catalogs.

The CBC library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m, though it is closed on holidays and occasionally for CBC events. Groups of more than three who wish to visit the CBC library are asked to telephone (212) 966-1990 first to ensure that there are no other groups visiting that day, as space is limited. Individuals are welcome whenever the library is open.

GroupsNone

Homepagehttp://www.cbcbooks.org

Real nameThe Children's Book Council, Inc.

Location54 W. 39th Street, 14th floor, New York, NY 10018

Favorite authorsNot set

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/CBC (profile)
/catalog/CBC (library)

Member sinceJun 5, 2007

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Store | Contact | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 105,853,098 books! | Top bar: Always visible