Download Encountering Enchantment  A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens  2nd Edition PDF
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Download or read book Encountering Enchantment A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens 2nd Edition written by Susan Fichtelberg and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2015-09-29 with total page 392 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The most current and complete guide to a favorite teen genre, this book maps current releases along with perennial favorites, describing and categorizing fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction titles published since 2006. • Encompasses a wide selection of speculative fiction genres to suit a broad spectrum of readers in grades 6–12 • Identifies award-winning titles, grade levels, book club potential, and alternative media formats and provides complete bibliographic information for each title • Includes interviews with prominent authors that convey the perspectives of the creators of the worlds into which readers are drawn • Covers some children's literature and some adult novels that are popular with young adults • Offers a detailed subject index with an extensive number of access points


Download Graphic Novels  A Guide to Comic Books  Manga  and More  2nd Edition PDF
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ISBN 10 : 9781440851360
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Download or read book Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books Manga and More 2nd Edition written by Michael Pawuk and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2017-05-30 with total page 719 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections


Download Young Adult Literature in Action  A Librarian s Guide  2nd Edition PDF
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ISBN 10 : 9781440835438
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Download or read book Young Adult Literature in Action A Librarian s Guide 2nd Edition written by Rosemary Chance and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2014-01-22 with total page 204 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Utilizing a genre approach, this overview of young adult literature shows new librarians and library science students the criteria to use for selecting quality books, including recommended titles. • Provides unbiased, authoritative guidance for finding recommended classic and recent titles by genre • Presents an excellent introduction to the field of young adult literature for undergraduate and graduate students who intend to be public or school librarians, students who are new to the study of young adult literature, or librarians who are new to working with young adults • Includes a new section consisting of fascinating answers from 14 authors explaining their motivations and inspirations for writing for young adult readers • Provides expanded coverage on the popular genres of graphic novels and science fiction books


Download Reading Still Matters  What the Research Reveals about Reading  Libraries  and Community PDF
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Download or read book Reading Still Matters What the Research Reveals about Reading Libraries and Community written by Catherine Sheldrick Ross and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2018-03-01 with total page 258 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Drawing on scholarly research findings, this book presents a cogent case that librarians can use to work towards prioritization of reading in libraries and in schools. • Provides proof of the library's vital role in readers' lives, information that may be used to justify services and collections • Compiles current research on reading from diverse sources and presents it intuitively, saving librarians time and energy when searching for research findings • Offers a clear rationale for making pleasure reading a priority in libraries and in schools


Download Developing Library Collections for Today s Young Adults PDF
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ISBN 10 : 9781538123560
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Download or read book Developing Library Collections for Today s Young Adults written by Amy S. Pattee and published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. This book was released on 2020-02-14 with total page 402 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the five years since the first edition of Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults was published, numerous changes have taken place in the landscape of young adult literature and young adult library services. Informed by the professional activism—including the “We Need Diverse Books” (#wndb) movement—today’s professionals recognize that library collections for young adults are incomplete if they fail to address and reflect a diversity of racial, ethnic, and cultural identities; gender identities; sexual orientations; and identities related to ability and disability. Contemporary librarians working to diversify their collections select material in a number of formats and must consider the accessibility of both old and new media as they select titles and resources. Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults, Ensuring Inclusion and Access, Second Edition, offers guidance to librarians confronted with an expanding universe of published material from which to select. With special emphasis on the principles of inclusion and accessibility, this new edition of Developing Library Collections includes guidelines for creating a young adult collection development policy, conducting a needs assessment, and evaluating and selecting print and nonprint material for the library’s YA collection.


Download Crash Course in Readers  Advisory PDF
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ISBN 10 : 9781610698269
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Download or read book Crash Course in Readers Advisory written by Cynthia Orr and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2014-12-05 with total page 173 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: One of the key services librarians provide is helping readers find books they'll enjoy. This "crash course" will furnish you with the basic, practical information you need to excel at readers' advisory (RA) for adults and teens. • Serves as a practical, down-to-earth, all-in-one introduction to a subject that is essential for librarians working in the field • Summarizes the best practices of readers' advisory service and the best tools for readers' advisors • Introduces tools for identifying read-alikes and discusses new trends and approaches in readers' advisory • Includes lists of the best sources for further reading for those who wish to delve more deeply into a subject • Can serve as a text or manual for in-service training or be used as supplementary reading in LIS courses


Download Teen Genreflecting  A Readers  Advisory and Collection Development Guide  4th Edition PDF
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Download or read book Teen Genreflecting A Readers Advisory and Collection Development Guide 4th Edition written by Sarah Flowers and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2020-09-30 with total page 259 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Teen Genreflecting serves as a guide to contemporary teen fiction, encompassing every genre and format, including graphic novels, scrapbook-formatted books, verse novels, historical fiction, speculative fiction, contemporary realistic fiction, and more. Teen literature is one of the most popular and quickly growing segments of the publishing world. Not only are teens continuing to read for pleasure, but many adults have discovered the joys of teen literature. As part of the Genreflecting Advisory Series, Teen Genreflecting provides librarians with a road map to the vibrant and diverse body of literature focusing on recent fiction for teens, organizing and describing some 1,300 titles, most published within the past ten years, along with perennial classics. The authors indicate where each title fits in the genre scheme; its subject matter, format, and general reading level; and any pertinent awards. They also provide advice on readers' advisory services to teens, descriptions of genres and subgenres, and lists of favorites for each genre. As with previous editions, this guide will prove invaluable to librarians building their teen collections and will help them assist teens in finding the books they love, no matter what genre. Helps librarians find the right book for their teen users Helps librarians develop current, diverse, and robust teen collections Provides libraries with a comprehensive list of recent teen fiction Provides students or professionals new to YA lit with a detailed overview of contemporary YA genre fiction


Download Genreflecting  A Guide to Popular Reading Interests  8th Edition PDF
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ISBN 10 : 9781440858482
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Download or read book Genreflecting A Guide to Popular Reading Interests 8th Edition written by Diana Tixier Herald and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2019-05-31 with total page 420 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Librarians who work with readers will find this well-loved guide to be a treasure trove of information. With descriptive annotations of thousands of genre titles mapped by genre and subgenre, this is the readers' advisor's go-to reference. • Helps librarians answer the challenging question "What should I read next?" • Helps LIS students understand popular genres and better select books for which readers are looking • Serves as a starting point for library patrons looking for their next read


Download The Collection Program in Schools  Concepts and Practices  7th Edition PDF
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ISBN 10 : 9781440876646
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Download or read book The Collection Program in Schools Concepts and Practices 7th Edition written by Marcia A. Mardis and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2021-07-31 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This thorough treatment of collection development for school library educators, students, and practicing school librarians provides quick access to information. This seventh edition of The Collection Program in Schools is updated in several key areas. It provides an overview of key education trends affecting school library collections, such as digital textbooks, instructional improvement systems, STEM priorities, and open educational resources (OER) use and reuse. Topics of discussion include the new AASL standards as they relate to the collection; the idea of crowdsourcing in collection development; and current trends in the school library profession, such as Future Ready Librarians and new standards from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Each chapter has been updated and revised with new material, and particular emphasis is placed on disaster preparedness and response as they pertain to policies, circulation, preservation, and moving or closing a collection. This edition also includes updates to review of curation and community analysis principles as they affect the development of the library collection. Serves as a complete guide to collection management for students as well as practitioners Addresses current educational initiatives and new AASL standards Provides creative strategies for working in a climate of change and uncertainty Looks in depth at disaster recovery policies and procedures needed for collection


Download Isabel Allende PDF
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ISBN 10 : 9781476601724
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Download or read book Isabel Allende written by Mary Ellen Snodgrass and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2013-02-23 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Isabel Allende—“la Famosa” to her fellow Chileans—is the world’s most widely read Spanish language author. Her career coincides with the emergence of multiculturalism and global feminism, and her powerfully honest, revelatory works touch the pulse points of humankind. Her bravura study of the interwoven roles of women in family history opens the minds of outsiders to the sufferings of women and their children during years of social and political nightmare. This reference work provides an introduction to Allende’s life as well as a guided overview of her body of work. Designed for the fan and scholar alike, this text features an alphabetized, fully-annotated listing of major terms in the Allende canon, including fictional characters, motifs, historical events and themes. A comprehensive index is included.


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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015066828347
Pages : 328 pages
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Download or read book Encountering Enchantment written by Susan Fichtelberg and published by Libraries Unltd Incorporated. This book was released on 2007 with total page 328 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Provides citations and plot summaries for works of young adult fantasy, science fiction, and horror, and gives suggestions on how to use the fiction in different types of programs.


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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015066256606
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Download or read book Senior High Core Collection written by Raymond W. Barber and published by Hw Wilson Company. This book was released on 2007 with total page 1456 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: - More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.


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ISBN 10 : 0313336601
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Download or read book Tamora Pierce written by Bonnie Kunzel and published by Greenwood. This book was released on 2007 with total page 279 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Examines the work of the young adult fantasy writer, describing the plots, characters, major themes, and literary techniques of her novels, along with a biography and a personal interview with the author.


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