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How often are they checked out? Is the book on free coinage of silver from 1973 in suspiciously mint condition? Take stock of the median publication dates of your nonfiction collection. How do you balance out reading the newest children’s books with the old classics? The sweatshirt that says, “So many books, so little time,” has the correct sentiment. I usually will pick up an old classic that I haven’t read before when I see a run on that title and a child tells me that her class is reading it aloud in school, one chapter a day.
Getting to know the classics as well as the contemporary hits makes you a star in the field of children’s librarianship. Best of all, it gives you the tools you need to infuse the children around you with a passion and a drive for reading, no matter what the subject area. It’s up to you to take the initiative and learn as much as you can about your collection. Remember that though the size, scope, and content of a public children’s library change from place to place, knowing your own collection inside and outside benefits both you and the public.
Around 1949 I bogged down and never returned to my Newbery reading. My score today is a lamentable fifty-three (one I hope to improve someday). Some librarians may also like to try their hand at reading through all the Newbery Medal winners they can, starting with the oldest and working their way to the newest. ). Reading the older titles can be difficult. None of this is to say that there aren’t some great books out there, of course. 99 Balloons and Strawberry Girl, for example, remain memorable additions to any children’s collection, and for good reason.