Teen Talkback with Interactive Booktalks

Author: Lucy Schall
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 161069290X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Covering the genres popular with today's teens—fiction and nonfiction, including poetry and graphic novels—this resource provides 110 great book choices for young adult reading, interactive booktalks, and individual writing activities.

Promoting Great Reads to Improve Teen Reading Core Connections with Booktalks and More

Author: Lucy Schall
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440834938
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Support current educational initiatives with a ready-to-use tool that will help you with selection, motivation, and skill building relative to titles published within the last five years. • Helps librarians promote new fiction and nonfiction to teens and to build literacy • Supports the new national and state standards through learning extensions • Offers read-alikes for titles popular with teens • Features skill-building exercises • Includes selection criteria that speak to appropriateness and appeal

Young Adult Resources Today

Author: Don Latham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810888009
Format: PDF
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Young Adult Resources Today: Connecting Teens with Books, Music, Games, Movies, and More is the first comprehensive young adult library services textbook specifically written for today’s multidimensional information landscape. The authors integrate a research-focused information behavior approach with a literature-focused resources approach, and bring together in one volume key issues related to research, theory, and practice in the provision of information services to young adults.

Urban Teens in the Library

Author: Denise E. Agosto
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910157
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This groundbreaking book is relevant to all librarians working with urban teens and looking for ways to reach out to them.

Storytelling for Young Adults

Author: Gail De Vos
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563089039
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discover tales that teens love to hear and perform. This guide suggests hundreds of smart, colorful tales, complete with brief plot summaries and bibliographic information.

Practical Cataloguing

Author: Anne Welsh
Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 1856046958
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This essential new textbook provides cataloguers with the skills needed for transition to Resource Description and Access (RDA). The book builds on John Bowman's highly regarded Essential Cataloguing and gives an introduction to Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), which provides the conceptual basis for RDA; discusses the differences between AACR2 and RDA; and shows the current state of play in MARC 21. Key topics are: introduction to catalogues and cataloguing standards the FRBRization of the catalogue bibliographic elements access points and headings RDA: the new standard, its development, structure and features AACR and RDA: the similarities and differences between the two standards the MARC21 record bringing it all together the birth of RDA and the death of MARC. The final chapter includes ten records displayed in AACR2 level 1, AACR2 level 2, RDA and MARC 21, making it easy to see the differences at a glance. There is also a fully explained worked example based on RDA Appendix M. Readership: Written at a time of transition in international cataloguing, this book provides cataloguers and students with a background in general cataloguing principles, the current code (AACR2) and format (MARC 21) and the new standard (RDA). The contextual chapters provide library managers with an up-to-date overview of the development of RDA in order to equip them to make the transition. The book will be essential reading for students of library and information studies and practising library and information professionals in all sectors. It will also be of great interest to the archives sector.

Booktalks and More

Author: Lucy Schall
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563089824
Format: PDF, Docs
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Inspire teenagers to read quality literature and help them explore issues relevant to their lives. This outstanding book offers motivational, ready-to-use booktalks for more than 100 of the best new reads for teenagers, guaranteed to pique teen interest. With a focus on recently published fiction and nonfiction titles in a wide variety of genres and themes, these dynamic booktalks center around issues, problems, and challenges that young adults are facing.