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Children's and Young Adult Literature: Websites & Organizations
A research guide of recommended information resources for Children's and Young Adult Literature
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The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.
NCTE is a Professional Association of Educators in English Studies, Literacy, and Language Arts. The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education.
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand and strengthen library services for teens, aged 12-18.