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The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Editor :

Kate Quealy-Gainer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Volume:
Volume
76 (2023-24)
Frequency:
Frequency
11 issues
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books provides concise summaries and critical evaluations of current children's books. This invaluable resource assists readers with questions regarding the ever-evolving children's literature field. Reviews give an in-depth look at a selected book's content, reading level, strengths and weaknesses, and quality of the format, as well as suggestions for curricular use.
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Journal Details

Volume
76 (2023-24)
Frequency
11 issues
ISSN
Print: 0008-9036
Online: 1558-6766

Review copies and all correspondence about reviews should be sent to:

Kate Quealy-Gainer
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
501 E. Daniel Street
Champaign, IL 61820-6601

Email: bccb@illinois.edu
Phone: 217-244-0324

The Hopkins Press Journals Ethics and Malpractice Statement can be found at the ethics-and-malpractice page.

Peer Review Policy

The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books generates all content from in-house staff; no outside submissions are accepted. The book reviews produced are collectively read by reviewing and editorial staff in an informal peer review process.

Reviewing Staff

Editor

Kate Quealy-Gainer

Reviewers

Quinita Balderson
Natalie Berglind
Elizabeth Bush
Fiona Hartley-Kroeger
Melanie Kirkwood
Alaine Martaus
Adam McConville
Kiri Palm
April Spisak
Aaren Tucker

Office Staff

Editorial Assistant

Anna Wiegand

Send books for review to:

Kate Quealy-Gainer, Editor
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
501 E. Daniel St.
Champaign, IL 61820-6601

E-mail: bccb@illinois.edu

Please send book review copies to the contact above. Review copies received by the Johns Hopkins University Press office will be discarded.

Abstracting & Indexing Databases

  • EBSCOhost
    • Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson), Jan.1983-
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson), 9/1/1981-
    • OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson), 9/1/1981-
    • Poetry & Short Story Reference Center, 9/1/2010-
  • Gale
    • Book Review Index Plus
    • Gale Academic OneFile
    • Gale General OneFile, 01/1980-
    • InfoTrac Custom, 1/1980-
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
  • OCLC
    • ArticleFirst, vol.47, no.11, 1994-vol.65, no.4, 2011
    • Book Review Digest (Online), vol.35, 1981-vol.62, no.6, 2009
    • Electronic Collections Online, vol.59, no.1, 2005-vol.65, no.4, 2011
  • ProQuest
    • Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database, 2/1/2001-, dropped
    • Education Collection, 2/1/2001-
    • Education Database, 2/1/2001-
    • Library & Information Science Collection, 02/01/2001-
    • Library Science Database, 02/01/2001-
    • MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    • Professional ProQuest Central, 02/01/2001-
    • ProQuest 5000, 02/01/2001-
    • ProQuest 5000 International, 02/01/2001-
    • ProQuest Central, 02/01/2001-
    • ProQuest Professional Education, 02/01/2001-
    • Research Library, 02/01/2001-
    • Social Science Premium Collection, 02/01/2001-
    • Technology Collection, 2/1/2001-, dropped
  • Reader's Guide for Young People, Sep.1995-

Abstracting & Indexing Sources

  • Children's Book Review Index   (Active)  (Print)

Source: Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory.

Published monthly except for August

Readers include: Librarians, teachers, writers, scholars, and those interested in children's literature

Print circulation: 458

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