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Romance Fiction

Author : Kristin Ramsdell
ISBN : 9781591581772
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Presents a comprehensive guide for librarians and readers' advisors, provides a brief history of the romance novel, and offers reading lists and subgenre definitions.

Readers Advisory Service In The Public Library

Author : Joyce G. Saricks
ISBN : 0838908977
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Do you have anything else like this? In public libraries, reference librarians are often called on to make recommendations to readers, sometimes in genres that they don't personally read. Learning how to frame a discussion and articulate the appeal of a book, author, or genre marks the essence of a successful readers' advisor. Readers' advisory is defined as, patron-oriented library service for adult fiction readers, according to Saricks, a noted expert on the subject. In the completely revised third edition of Readers' Advisory Service for Public Libraries, Saricks updates this critically acclaimed how-to guide, making it more helpful than ever. As reference librarians seek support in guiding adult readers, they've come to trust this authoritative resource. lists, identifying what else is like a favorite book; Practical guidelines for conducting the advisory interview so it's a comfortable exchange; Confidence-boosting tactics for drawing on reviews to make recommendations; Methods for incorporating nonfiction into the discussion; More resources and online tools; Using the proven strategies in this newly updated, back-to-basics overview, librarians providing readers' advisory services will find the answers they need to help customers make appropriate choices.

Graphic Novels A Guide To Comic Books Manga And More 2nd Edition

Author : Michael Pawuk
ISBN : 9781440851360
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 69. 44 MB
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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

Encountering Enchantment A Guide To Speculative Fiction For Teens 2nd Edition

Author : Susan Fichtelberg
ISBN : 9781440834516
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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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

The Readers Advisory Guide To Genre Fiction

Author : Joyce G. Saricks
ISBN : 9780838997192
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 75. 49 MB
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This revised edition provides a way of understanding the vast universe of genre fiction in an easy-to-use format. Expert readers' advisor Joyce Saricks offers groundbreaking reconsideration of the connections among genres.

Public Library Catalog

Author : Juliette Yaakov
ISBN : 0824210395
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 76. 96 MB
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Highly recommended reference works in all subject areas and non-fiction books for adults, plus information on electronic editions when available. More than 8,000 books in the main volume. More than 2,400 new titles in annual paperbound supplements. More than 2,000 analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

Senior High Core Collection

Author : Raymond W. Barber
ISBN : 0824210867
Genre : Best books
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- 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.

Blood Bedlam Bullets And Badguys

Author : Michael B. Gannon
ISBN : 1563087324
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 64. 18 MB
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This comprehensive guide of over 2,000 annotations addresses the adventure and suspense fiction genre and its subgenres and includes titles published between 1941 and 2004.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Ultimate Reading List

Author : John Charles
ISBN : 9781440625602
Genre : Reference
File Size : 54. 9 MB
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"Great reads for busy people." This is a guide to help busy people find great reads in fiction and non-fiction. Filled with recommendations of popular, entertaining reading, this book covers mystery and suspense, romance, womenas fiction and chick lit, westerns, science fiction, such nonfiction topics as animals, art, biography, memoirs, business, true crime, and more. Plus, each entry includes a summary of the book, its significance, and a critique/observation/comment.

The Collection Program In Schools

Author : Kay Bishop
ISBN : 159158583X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 22. 28 MB
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Provides informaton on the processes and procedures associated with developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection in a school library or instructional materials center.

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