Gotcha Again

Author: Kathleen A. Baxter
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781563089404
Format: PDF, ePub
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Pinpoint just the right books to get children excited about reading nonfiction titles! With more than 350 nonfiction books, most of which have been published in the past four years, this guide makes it easy to find good reading material to use in your classroom, at the library, or at home. In addition to suggestions for presenting books to students in irresistible ways, hundreds of ready-to-use booktalks and a wealth of tips on booktalking make this title an invaluable and versatile resource. Even an outline for a booktalk program and a bibliography for collection development purposes are included. Great for educators, librarians, and parents. Grades K-8.

Gotcha

Author: Kathleen A. Baxter
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781563086830
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers descriptive summaries for hundreds of nonfiction books for elementary-school students, in such areas as history, disasters, jokes and gross stuff, animals, unsolved mysteries, science and experiments, and fascinating people.

Gotcha Covered

Author: Kathleen A. Baxter
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591582250
Format: PDF
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Presents over 300 all-new nonfiction booktalks for children K-8 in the same enthusiastic tone as the first two successful books.

Gotcha for Guys

Author: Kathleen A. Baxter
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591583110
Format: PDF, Docs
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Arranged in different categories, describes various nonfiction books that would interest middle school boys.

Gotcha Good Nonfiction Books to Get Kids Excited About Reading

Author: Kathleen A. Baxter
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1591588464
Format: PDF
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This fifth Gotcha! book, aimed at public and school librarians and teachers, discusses well-reviewed and kid-tested nonfiction titles for third through eighth grade readers published in 2005-2007 with a few extra oldies but goodies added in. Chapters are built around the high- interest topics kids love. Irresistible book descriptions and book talks guide librarians and teachers to nonfiction books kids want to read. New features include numerous booklists to copy and save (similar to the bookmarks in Gotcha for Guys!) and profiles and interviews of some innovative authors such as Sally Walker, Kathleen Krull, Catherine Thimmesh, Steve Jenkins, Ken Mochizuki, and others. Grades 3-8. This fifth Gotcha! book, aimed at public and school librarians, as well as elementary and middle school teachers, discusses well-reviewed and kid-tested nonfiction titles for third through eighth grade readers published in 2005-2007 with a few extra oldies but goodies added in. Chapters are built around the high-interest topics kids love as the authors provide irresistible book descriptions to guide librarians and teachers to nonfiction books kids will want to read. Features include numerous booklists that can be copied and saved (similar to the bookmarks in the authors' Gotcha for Guys!), as well as profiles and interviews of some innovative nonfiction authors such as Sally Walker, Kathleen Krull, Catherine Thimmesh, Steve Jenkins, Ken Mochizuki, and others. Grades 3-8.

Gotcha Again for Guys More Nonfiction Books to Get Boys Excited about Reading

Author: Kathleen A. Baxter
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 159884377X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Here's help in selecting current, nonfiction books that will get boys excited about reading. • Citations for over 1,700 current nonfiction titles published between 2007–2009 that will appeal to boys • Interviews with seven authors, including Kadir Nelson, author of We Are the Ship, recent winner of numerous children's literature awards, and a great role model for young male readers • Nonfiction booktalks that can be used word-for-word when presenting books to students • Reproducible booklists • Photos of featured male authors • Book cover illustrations

Children s Literature in Action A Librarian s Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Sylvia M. Vardell
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610695615
Format: PDF, Docs
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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

Fundamentals of Children s Services

Author: Michael Sullivan
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838909072
Format: PDF
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Sullivan conducts a friendly tour in this comprehensive reference, covering both innovative and standard practices in children's services.

The Kid s Book Club

Author: Desiree Webber
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088186
Format: PDF
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Instill a love of books and reading in children even before they have entirely mastered reading skills. Everything you need to start a fun-packed weekly book club at your school or library is included; detailed instructions for planning and conducting the meetings, book summaries, lists of discussion questions, reproducible activity sheets, even snack suggestions. Sixteen ready-to-use book club sessions are right at your fingertips. It's never too early to get kids hooked on reading. This guide makes it easy-for you and the children. An invaluable resource for children's librarians, media specialists, teachers, day care providers, and parents.