The Best in Children's Books

The University of Chicago Guide to Children's Literature, 1979-84

Zena Sutherland

The Best in Children's Books
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Zena Sutherland

522 pages | © 1986
Cloth $75.00 ISBN: 9780226780603 Published August 1986
Designed to aid adults—parents, teachers, librarians—in selecting from the best of recent children's literature, this guide provides 1,400 reviews of books published between 1979 and 1984.

This volume carries on the tradition established by Zena Sutherland's two earlier collections covering the periods from 1966 to 1972 and 1973 to 1978. Her 1973 edition of The Best in Children's Books was cited by the American School Board Journal as one of the outstanding books of the year in education.
Suggestions for Using This Book
Reviews of Books
Appendix: Addresses of Publishers of Listed Children's Books
1. Title Index
2. Developmental Values Index
3. Curricular Use Index
4. Reading Level Index
5. Subject Index
6. Type of Literature Index
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