Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

A Librarian's Guide

Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5–12? This book covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital eBooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of the range of materials for children today • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards

Young Adult Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

A Librarian's Guide

Young Adult Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

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

Young Adult Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 3rd Edition

Young Adult Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 3rd Edition

Taking 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 and for librarians who are new to working with young adults • Focuses on timely topics such as diverse books, LGBTQ+ selections, the role of book formats, and the relevance of librarians serving teen populations • Provides updated information on audio and e-books, accessible books, and graphic novels • Shows how YALSA and AASL standards and competencies can be demonstrated

Children's Literature in Action

A Librarian's Guide

Children's Literature in Action

Introduces children's literature, presents information for children's and school librarians, offering plans for book-based programs, ways to collaborate with teachers and families, assignment suggestions, and recommended resources.

Children's and Young Adult Literature by Latino Writers

A Guide for Librarians, Teachers, Parents, and Students

Children's and Young Adult Literature by Latino Writers

An annotated bibliography of books by U.S. Latino writers for children and teens, excluding picture storybooks. Entries include interest levels, subject headings, major awards given, and if the book is included in Accelerated Reader or Reading Counts tests. Brief biographical information about the authors is also given.

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Building a Children's Literature Collection

A Suggested Basic Reference Collection for Academic Libraries and a Suggested Basic Collection of Children's Books

Building a Children's Literature Collection