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Children's and YA Literature: Children's & YA Lit Associations

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Associations for Children's and YA Literature

Association of Library Services for Children  
Division of the American Library Association dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of libraries that serve children.

Children's Literature Assembly
Bringing children's literature and advocates; promoting quality children's literature, recognizing outstanding trade books the Language Arts, and sponsoring workshops at NCTE conferences with outstanding authors and illustrators

Children's Literature Association  
Encourage high standards of criticism, scholarship, research, and teaching in children's literature

IRA Children's Literature and Reading Special Interest Group  
Branch of the International Reading Association dedicated promoting children's literature

Wisconsin State Reading Association
Promoting Excellence in Reading

Young Adult Library Services Association
Division of the American Library Association; advocate, promote, and strengthen library service to teens, ages 12-18