May 26, 2023
A recent article in The Horn Book magazine, titled “CCBC and Diverse Books: Numbers Are Just Part of the Story,” shares a brief history and offers insights into how the School of Education’s Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) documents its Diversity Statistics.
March 3, 2023
The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) has released its latest “CCBC Choices” highlighting the best children's books of the year.
January 31, 2023
“Me and the Boss: A Story about Mending and Love,” written by Michelle Edwards and illustrated by April Harrison, is the winner of the 2023 Charlotte Zolotow Award for outstanding writing in a picture book.
December 12, 2022
A newspaper reporter from South Korea recently came to Madison to learn more about the Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) and its efforts over the past several decades to track diversity in children's books.
October 3, 2022
The Cooperative Children's Book Center has invited Grace Lin and Alvina Ling, cohosts of "Book Friends Forever," for the 2022 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m.
August 15, 2022
As parents, students, and teachers prepare for the upcoming 2022-23 academic year, experts from UW–Madison’s School of Education are ready to share their thoughts with media members on a range of school and education-related topics.
July 26, 2022
The New Yorker utilized the expertise of UW–Madison’s KT Horning, director emerita of the School of Education’s Cooperative Children's Book Center, for a recent article exploring how children’s books with gay- or queer-centered themes have evolved through the years.
July 6, 2022
KT Horning started working at the CCBC as an undergraduate volunteer in 1979, learned and thrived under the mentorship of director emerita Ginny Moore Kruse, and took over as the center’s director in 2002. A remarkable career that spanned parts of six decades ended on July 1, when Horning retired from the university.
May 20, 2022
Tessa Michaelson Schmidt was recently named the next director of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC), a library of UW–Madison’s School of Education. Schmidt will start in this role July 25, and will provide leadership and vision for the CCBC and its team of librarians.
March 15, 2022
UW–Madison’s Madelyn Tyner, a librarian in the Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC), spoke with the Indian general news and opinion website The Quint recently about why CCBC data shows that children's books are becoming more diverse. CCBC data is also highlighted in the article.