The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), is a professional network for librarians, children's literature experts, publishers, and educators. This site includes awards, book lists, programming ideas, and links.
The Children's Book Council is the national nonprofit trade association for children's trade book publishers. The council publishes book lists including Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Children's Choices.
Examples from an April 2003 exhibit at the Miriam Snow Mathes Historical Children's Literature Collection, at the University of Albany. Highlights design and illustrations used in children's literature from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Scanned children's books which were published largely in the United States and Great Britain from before 1850 to beyond 1950. Books are from the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature, housed at the University of Florida.