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LRC Children's Books

BogeymanThe children's collection consists of both books from the LRCs collection and from the Gertrude Way Strong Children's collection. The Gertrude Way Strong Collection is made possible by a gift from Frank R. Strong, the son of KU's sixth chancellor, in honor of his late wife, Gertrude Way Strong. The goal is to build a world-class collection to provide professors and students with a wide variety of quality adolescent literature. The collection will receive new books donated by publishers, and will house classics, award winners, and books from selected content areas. The Strong donation will also provide for a future lecture series and for programs promoting literacy.

Sister for saleThe LRC's children's collection consists of fiction, nonfiction, picture books, biography/autobiography, folk literature, poetry, high interest/low readability books. They are located on shelving separate from the general collection and can be searched for on the on-line catalog. There is also a number of "Big Book" kits. These kits consist of an oversized version of a classic children's picture book and five normal sized copies. The Big Books can be found with the Kits.

The Story of KwanzaaThe LRC staff provides assistance for locating books. The University Libraries also maintain a collection of children's book that can be found in Watson Library, located on the University's main campus.


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