Honoring Children's Literature
For the Classroom
The Juvenile Collection at the Priddy Library of the Universities at Shady Grove is endowed in the memory Molly Counihan by members of the Eugene Counihan family. Molly Counihan was an Education Studies student at Towson Univesity in Education when she passed away. The collection comprises the recipients of the John Newbery and Randolph Caldecott awards presented yearly by the American Library Assocication.
The collection now has an additional focus with multiculural titles that present the immigration and displacement experience of children in the United States and other countries. It will also include titles that address learning and physical challenges, LGBT and gender issues.