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The Readers' Advisory Guide to Teen Literature-Paperback-ALA Editions-The Library Marketplace

The Readers' Advisory Guide to Teen Literature

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Angela Carstensen Teen literature expert Carstensen, creator and editor of School Library Journal‘s Adult Books 4 Teens blog, presents this comprehensive resource for serving the reading interests of teens in all types of libraries. Moving far beyond merely offering lists of book titles, this RA guide specifically helps librarians and educators...


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Graphic Novels II: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More <em>(Genreflecting Advisory Series)</em>-Hardcover-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

Graphic Novels II: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More <em>(Genreflecting Advisory Series)</em>

$91.00

Michael Pawuk and David Serchay ISBN-13: 9781598847000 719 pages • 7 x 10  2017 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...


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Mind-Bending Mysteries and Thrillers for Teens: A Programming and Readers' Advisory Guide

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Amy J. Alessio ISBN-13: 9780838912041 152 pages  6 x 9  2014 There are plenty of mysteries in teens' lives, including physical and emotional changes, uncertainty about the future, and feelings between people. Seen in this light, the appeal of these stories for this age group makes perfect sense: through a progression of plot and clues, the endi...


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The Gift of the Unicorn and Other Animal Helper Tales for Storytellers, Educators, and Librarians-Paperback-Libraries Unlimited-The Library Marketplace

The Gift of the Unicorn and Other Animal Helper Tales for Storytellers, Educators, and Librarians

$56.00

Dan Keding and Kathleen A. Brinkmann ISBN-13: 9781440840524 190 pages • 6 x 9¼ Year Published: 2016 Engage young readers in stories they love while teaching important content with this fun book that features more than 40 folktales from around the world celebrating the animal-human bond. Written by two leaders in the field of storytelling, this ...


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The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research, 2nd Edition

The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research, 2nd Edition

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Stephen D. Krashen 180 Pages 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 Continuing the case for free voluntary reading set out in the book's 1993 first edition, this new, updated, and much-looked-for second edition explores new research done on the topic in the last ten years as well as looking anew at some of the original research reviewed. Krashen also explores research s...


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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Teen Literature: A Guide to Reading Interests

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Carlisle K. Webber ISBN-13: 9781591585060 131 pages • 7 x 10  2010 Aimed at librarians and reader's advisors who serve teens, this is a guide to outstanding reads for GLBT teens, for straight teens with an interest in the subject, and for GLBT friends and family. It provides some 300 fiction and nonfiction suggestions, including poetry, drama, a...


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