Congratulations to the following
2014 CLC Award Winners Awards were presented at the Fall Gala
"Excellence in Juvenile Fiction"
Holly Goldberg Sloan
Counting by 7s Penguin Group USA, 2013
"Excellence in Picture Book Illustration"
Carnivores written by Aaron Reynolds
Chronicle Books, 2013
Crankenstein written by Samantha Berger
Little, Brown, and Co., 2013
Picture Day Perfection written by Deborah Diesen
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2013
Because I'm Your Dad written by Ahmet Zappa
Disney Press, 2013
"Best Narrative Voice in a Picture Book"
The Day the Crayons Quit Illustrated by
Penguin Group USA, 2013
"Most Distinguished Juvenile Non-Fiction Book"
Nelson Mandela HarperCollins, 2013
"The Peggy Miller Award for Young Adult Literature"
Winger Simon & Schuster, 2013
"Dorothy C. McKenzie Award"
Claudette S. McLinn
As Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature, Dr. Claudette S. McLinn has been a passionate and influential advocate for multicultural children’s literature and library service to children. Her distinguished service to the field of children’s literature has spanned many years and includes a career with LAUSD where she retired in 2011 as a District Coordinating Field Librarian. She has served as a member and chair of numerous American Library Association committees including prestigious award committees. Dr. McLinn received a Master of Library and information Science from Wayne State University and a Master of Science and Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology.
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CLCSC Scholarship Fund
The Children’s Literature Council of Southern California, a non-profit, charitable organization, is pleased to offer scholarships for students to attend our annual events. This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain professional development experience and to network with other professionals in the fields of library science, education, and literature. Scholarships will cover students’ cost of attendance at our Spring Workshop and/or Fall Gala.
If you would like to donate to the CLCSC Scholarship Fund, please click HERE. All contributions are tax deductible under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Book Discussion Groups
are now taking place all over
Southern California for
Children's Literature Council Members
See BOOK DISCUSSIONS
for meeting times and locations
Upcoming Children's Literature Events
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The Children’s Literature Council of Southern California, ID# 33-0047729, is a non-profit, charitable organization. Contributions are tax deductible under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The California Franchise Tax Board has defined the Council as a Charitable & Educational Corporation. Copies of determination letters and EIN forms are available upon request