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Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database  🎓

Alternate Titles: CLCD

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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLDC) provides online information to help educators and librarians find books to meet their educational and collection management requirements. CLDC can be used for reader’s advisory, collection development, curriculum development, and more.

Content includes:

  • Records for over 3,000,000 children's and young adult titles
  • More than 50 professional review sources (650,000+ reviews).
  • 850+ national and international young adult and children’s book awards
  • Thousands of best books lists
  • Curriculum tools
  • Lexiles, accelerated reader and reading counts RMPs
  • Thousands of author/illustrator links

Trial ends: December 31, 2021


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Permitted Uses
Research or Private Study? Yes
Linking? Yes
Learning Management System? Yes
Text and Data Mining? No
Alumni Access? Yes
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Children's Literature