This is a guide to resource materials on print and nonprint children's literature, including the broad genres of fiction, nonfiction, dramatic literature, and poetry. Without intending to be comprehensive or offering evaluative purchasing suggestions, Kohn lists available aids categorized as bibliographies, lists, guides, indexes, and reviewing instruments. Kohn cross-references 832 titles under 220 subject headings.
Rita Kohn also has three public relations books published by Scarecrow. You Can Do It (1981) is a PR skills manual; Have You Got What They Want? (1982) is a workbook on PR strategies especially directed to school librarians/media specialists; and Experiencing Displays (1982) is an open-ended PR guide that supports individual creativity in developing integrated library displays. Ms. Kohn is also a playwright whose award-winning play, Necessities, highlights the life of Louisa May Alcott. She has taught literature for children at Illinois State University and Butler University.