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Romance Fiction

Romance Fiction Author Kristin Ramsdell
ISBN-10 9781591581772
Release 2012
Pages 719
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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

Readers  Advisory Service in the Public Library Author Joyce G. Saricks
ISBN-10 0838908977
Release 2005
Pages 211
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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

Graphic Novels  A Guide to Comic Books  Manga  and More  2nd Edition Author Michael Pawuk
ISBN-10 9781440851360
Release 2017-05-30
Pages 719
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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

Encountering Enchantment  A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens  2nd Edition Author Susan Fichtelberg
ISBN-10 9781440834516
Release 2015-09-29
Pages 392
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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

The Readers  Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction Author Joyce G. Saricks
ISBN-10 9780838997192
Release 2014-05-14
Pages 402
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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

Public Library Catalog Author Juliette Yaakov
ISBN-10 0824210395
Release 2004
Pages 1434
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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

Senior High Core Collection Author Raymond W. Barber
ISBN-10 0824210867
Release 2007-10-31
Pages 1456
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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

Blood  Bedlam  Bullets  and Badguys Author Michael B. Gannon
ISBN-10 1563087324
Release 2004
Pages 385
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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 collection program in schools

The collection program in schools Author Kay Bishop
ISBN-10 159158583X
Release 2007
Pages 269
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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.



The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Ultimate Reading List

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Ultimate Reading List Author John Charles
ISBN-10 9781440625602
Release 2007-07-03
Pages 320
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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.



Graphic Novels II

Graphic Novels II Author Michael Pawuk
ISBN-10 1598847007
Release 2017-05-31
Pages 675
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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



Public Library Core Collection

Public Library Core Collection Author John Greenfieldt
ISBN-10 0824210948
Release 2008
Pages 1856
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Public Library Core Collection has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Public Library Core Collection also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Public Library Core Collection book for free.



El Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print

El Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015054041473
Release 2004
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El Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from El Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full El Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print book for free.



Senior High School Library Catalog

Senior High School Library Catalog Author H.W. Wilson Company
ISBN-10 UOM:39015054026037
Release 2002
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Each vol. is divided into 2 parts 1st-7th ed.: Dictionary catalog and Classified catalog; 8th-9th ed. have 3rd. part: Directory of publishers.



Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Author Peggy Johnson
ISBN-10 9780838911914
Release 2014
Pages 554
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In this sweeping revision of a text that has become an authoritative standard, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the art of controlling and updating library collections, whether located locally or accessed remotely. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues.



Psychology of Women

Psychology of Women Author Florence Denmark
ISBN-10 0275991628
Release 2008
Pages 786
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This updated and revised edition of the award-winning 1993 handbook includes historical developments, courses and international aspects, as well as chapters addressing specific topics such as leadership, career, friendship, romance, the menstrual cycle effects, health, mental health, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and rape.



Reading Matters

Reading Matters Author Catherine Sheldrick Ross
ISBN-10 1591580668
Release 2006-01
Pages 277
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A road map to the research on reading and libraries, and a cogent case for the library's vital role in the life of a reader--from childhood through adulthood.