Vol 55, No 9 (1994)

October


Cover Page

This depiction of a homestead set among rolling hills is from Cinnamon, Mint, and Mothballs (1993). Written by Ruth Tiller and illustrated by Aki Sogabe, this book is one of over 48,000 children's and young adult books available at the library of the University of Illinois at Urbana­-Champaign (UIUC). This collection, an excel­lent resource for the study of children's and young adult literature, contains materials dating back to the 1800s and its contents are listed in OCLC. Recently, the UIUC Library acquired another 58,000 children's books from the Center for Re­search Libraries in Chicago. (Illustration from Cin­namon, Mint, and Mothballs: A Visit to Grandmother's House by Ruth Tiller, illustrations copyright © 1993 by Aki Sogabe, reproduced by permission of Harcourt Brace & Company.)