Download The Readers' Advisory Guide to Graphic Novels PDF

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Download The Readers' Advisory Guide to Horror PDF

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ISBN 13: 0838911129
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ISBN 13: 0838911137
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Download The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction, Third Edition PDF

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ISBN 13: 0838911102
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Download The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Blends PDF

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ISBN 13: 0838912567
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ISBN 13: 083891165X
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ISBN 13: 1610697162
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Download Serving Boys Through Readers' Advisory PDF

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ISBN 13: 083891022X
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Download Crash Course in Readers' Advisory PDF

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ISBN 13: 1610698266
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Download Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition PDF

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ISBN 13: 0838912125
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Read and Download Jack O'Gorman book Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TReference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition. This book was released on 2014-02-25 with total page 312 pages. Book excerpt: Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

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ISBN 13: 1610693272
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Read and Download Anna H. Perrault Ph.D. book Information Resources in the Humanities and the Arts, 6th Edition in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TInformation Resources in the Humanities and the Arts, 6th Edition. This book was released on 2012-12-10 with total page 461 pages. Book excerpt: This familiar guide to information resources in the humanities and the arts, organized by subjects and emphasizing electronic resources, enables librarians, teachers, and students to quickly find the best resources for their diverse needs.

Download Young Adult Nonfiction: A Readers' Advisory and Collection Development Guide PDF

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Read and Download Elizabeth Fraser book Young Adult Nonfiction: A Readers' Advisory and Collection Development Guide in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TYoung Adult Nonfiction: A Readers' Advisory and Collection Development Guide. This book was released on 2020-03-02 with total page 239 pages. Book excerpt: Covering over 500 titles, both classics and newer publications, this book describes what titles are about and why teens would want to read them. Nonfiction has been the workhorse of many young adult library collections—filling information and curricular needs—and it is also the preferred genre for many teen readers. But not all nonfiction is created equal. This guide identifies some of the best, most engaging, and authoritative nonfiction reads for teens and organizes them according to popular reading interests. With genres ranging from adventure and sports to memoirs, how-to guides and social justice, there is something for every reader here. Similar fiction titles are noted to help you make connections for readers, and "best bets" for each chapter are noted. Notations in annotations indicate award-winning titles, graphic nonfiction, and reading level. Keywords that appear in the annotations and in detailed indexes enhance access. Librarians who work with and purchase materials for teens, including YA librarians at public libraries, acquisitions and book/materials selectors at public libraries, and middle and high school librarians will find this book invaluable. Identifies the best and most popular new nonfiction reads for teens, along with perennial classics, helping librarians with acquisitions and weeding Allows YA librarians to more easily find books their readers will enjoy through genre organization Helps school librarians find books that fill curricular needs through learning connections Enables readers to transition from beloved fiction "read-alikes" to nonfiction titles with similar appeals Introduces librarians who are new to nonfiction genres and readers' advisory to important features of each genre in "consider starting with" sections in each chapter

Download Crossover Readers' Advisory: Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction PDF

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ISBN 13: 144083847X
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Read and Download Jessica E. Moyer book Crossover Readers' Advisory: Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TCrossover Readers' Advisory: Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction. This book was released on 2016-10-31 with total page 182 pages. Book excerpt: Help maximize your existing collection with this browsable volume containing titles that serve double-duty with their appeal to both teens and adults and cover genres spanning crime novels, romance, horror, science fiction, and more. • Features annotations that focus on reader appeal factors • Provides lists of titles as well as tips for using them with readers • Considers the appeal of various genres to adults and young adults • Acknowledges format availability, including various digital formats

Download Wham! Teaching with Graphic Novels Across the Curriculum PDF

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ISBN 13: 0807772488
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Read and Download William G. Brozo book Wham! Teaching with Graphic Novels Across the Curriculum in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TWham! Teaching with Graphic Novels Across the Curriculum. This book was released on 2014 with total page 158 pages. Book excerpt: Graphic novels are an excellent medium to motivate today’s youth to become independent learners and thinkers. This practical guide shows secondary school teachers how to incorporate graphic novels into content area instruction as a tool for meeting the needs of diverse learners and achieving the goals of the Common Core State Standards. The authors provide instructional guidelines with classroom examples that demonstrate how graphic novels can be used to expand content knowledge and literacy in science, social studies, math, and English/language arts. Teachers will appreciate the book’s specific suggestions for selecting graphic novels and for employing responsive practices that will build students’ reading, writing, speaking, listening, and media competencies. “The range and complexity of graphic novels being published right now is simply amazing to me. . . . They are part of what should be a balanced array of texts that all can read, enjoy, and learn from. In this volume, the authors point to this proliferation, as well as the educative potential of graphic novels. After reading its pages, I feel others will agree with me that they have done an excellent job pointing out how graphic novel creators such as Jim Ottaviani and Larry Gonick communicate much about history, science, and mathematics while also making connections to comprehension and thinking skills that accompany both literacy and content-specific learning.” —From the Foreword by Stergios Botzakis, assistant professor of adolescent literacy in the Theory and Practice in Teacher Education Department at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville “The authors have set forth on a task I feel long is overdu—connecting the literacy potential of graphic novels to the content areas. This book is a wonderful contribution to the field of content area literacy studies.” —Michael D. Boatright, assistant professor, Department of English, Western Carolina University Book Features: Advice for selecting and evaluating graphic novels. Teaching strategies for each of the four major content domains. Guidance for aligning instruction with the Common Core State Standards. A list of educational graphic novels organized by content area. Study group questions.And more! William G. Brozo is a professor of literacy in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and author of RTI and the Adolescent Reader. Gary Moorman is professor emeritus at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Carla K. Meyer is an assistant professor in the Reading Education and Special Education Department at Appalachian State University.