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Cover image from Baba Yaga's Assistant by Emily Carroll, copyright 2015 and used by permission of Candlewick Press.

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Welcome to the homepage of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, one of the nation's leading children's book review journals for school and public librarians.

A folklore legend haunts the pages of this month's Big Picture, Baba Yaga's Assitant by Marika McCoola, while Death appears at the doorsteps of several of our protagonists in this month's Dozen. Our quote ponders the lengths we go to to save ourselves from the Reaper. All in all, a fine round up for a month that ends with All Hallows' Eve.

Peruse the 2014 Blue Ribbons, a list of the best books of 2014 selected by the Bulletin staff. The gift-giving season has ended, but our updated and revised 2014 Guide Book to Gift Books is still useful throughout the year. Over three hundred titles, annotated and organized by age group, will help you select the perfect books for giving (or adding to your own list).

ALA 2015 Youth Media Awards have been announced. Please take a look at our compiled list of Children's Book Award Winners for 2015.

Curious about how The Bulletin works? The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books is the only major reviewing periodical for children's literature whose entire reviewing staff meets regularly, reads and discusses everyone else's reviews for the issue. Check out this video to learn more about our Bulletin reviewing team!

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