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International Youth Literature Collection: International Literature Collections

International Youth Library - Internationale Jugendbibliothek

The International Youth Library (Internationale Jugendbibliothek) is the largest library for international children's and youth literature in the world.It was opened in 1949 by Jella Lepman and has been housed in Blutenburg Castle in Munich, Germany since 1983.

International Collection at National Louis University

An extensive International Collection is located in the Center for Teaching Through Children's Books at National Louis University. This site is under  construction and will be updated in the near future.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

International Children's Digital Library

The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.  

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Cotsen Children's Library at Princeton University

The research collection of the Cotsen Children's Library is a major historical collection of rare illustrated children's books, manuscripts, original artwork, prints, and educational toys from the 15th century to the present day in over thirty languages. Their online exhibits are beautifully curated. 

World of Words

Worlds of Words: Center of Global Literacies and Literatures builds bridges across global cultures through children’s and adolescent literature.

                                                      Worlds of Words Brings Global Literature to Educators and Youth

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