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Friday, July 21, 2006

The Kid's Zone at the NLS Website

This section of the NLS website offers an online search engine to locate children's books in the national collection and provides annotated bibliographies of award-winning books such as Newbery Medal and Honor books, Coretta Scott King and John Steptoe winners, and Schneider Family Book Award winners. Kids Zone also lists books in popular series such as the Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter, Redwall Abbey, and Swallows and Amazons. Other features include information on children's magazines and a link to the Library of Congress Kids and Families web site.

Kids Zone may be accessed through a link on the NLS home page at or directly at

For further information, contact:

James Herndon
Head, Collection Development Section

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