CCBC Choices 2013
is now available! The most recent edition of our annual best-of-the-year highlights 249 titles published for children and teens in 2012. (Citation list of ttles! )
CCBC Choices is created annually by the librarians of the Cooperative Children's Book Center and published by the Friends of the CCBC, Inc.
Public libraries, schools and other institutions in Wisconsin that are part of the statewide library delivery network may request one or more copies be sent at no cost via the network. Contact Megan Schliesman, 608-262-9503, to request Choices, or with questions.
If your WIsconsin school or district isn't part of the statewide library delivery network, we can send copies at no cost to any public library in Wisconsin. Contact your local public library to make arrangements to have them delivered there, and then contact Megan with the quantity requested, library name and contact person, and delivery network information.
Are you a UW-Madison School of Education alum? The School of Education External Relations Office will send a single copy to School of Ed alumni (no mailing charge). Contact Ashley Voss (608-265-7875) in the External Relations Office to request a copy.
request a copy be sent by U.S.mail:
Wisconsin residents: send $3.00 (to cover postage and handling) OR a self-addressed manilla envelope with $3.00 postage to:
600 N. Park Street, Room 4290
Madison, WI 53706
Outside Wisconsin: Send $10 to:
Friends of the CCBC, Inc.
P.O. Box 5189
Madison, WI 53705
You must send payment with order--no purchase orders accepted.
Past Editions of CCBC ChoicesPast editions of CCBC Choices are also available as PDFs online through the University of Wisconsin Digital Library. (This is not a searchable database.)Annotations from CCBC Choices since 1990 are part of the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database, a subscription-based searchable database with reviews from the CCBC and many other sources.
Each edition of CCBC Choices includes an essay on publishing trends in books for children and teens that we observed in the previous year. Read the essays from recent editions of Choices: