A panel of librarians, authors and parents were on hand to discuss the quality of children's literature at "The Virginia Library Association's 2005 conference in Williamsburg this week. The panel on Wednesday –called "What's on your Shelves? — tackled the issues in children's literature." (Books for kids: Librarians, authors converge on Williamsburg to critique trends.) by Laura McCandlish
So what advice should educators and librarians provide to parents regarding children's literature? Or, is this issue of "appropriate literary works" more of a personal issue that parents should decide on their own?