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A uniquely helpful section on RA for readers with disabilities, patrons who are non-native speakers of English, and adult new readers will enable your RA for under-served populations. There are strategies and tools for working directly with readers and keeping current about books and authors, along with detailed coverage across a variety of book genres including:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003epopular fiction\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eliterary fiction\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eadventure, suspense, thrillers, and mysteries\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003escience fiction, fantasy, and horror\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003etopical fiction\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eEach genre is accompanied by a sample book list, and additional chapters titled List Culture, Book Awards \u0026amp; Award Winning Books, Books Clubs Old \u0026amp; New, Reading EventsÑA Celebration of Reading, Books and Authors, and Reflections on the Future of Reading and Readers' Advisory comprise an important guide to developing a comprehensive understanding of reader interests and needs. Maatta also includes real-life examples of successful RA transactions, sample scripts, and extensive appendices with important print and electronic resources. 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There are strategies and tools for working directly with readers and keeping current about books and authors, along with detailed coverage across a variety of book genres including:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003epopular fiction\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eliterary fiction\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eadventure, suspense, thrillers, and mysteries\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003escience fiction, fantasy, and horror\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003etopical fiction\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eEach genre is accompanied by a sample book list, and additional chapters titled List Culture, Book Awards \u0026amp; Award Winning Books, Books Clubs Old \u0026amp; New, Reading EventsÑA Celebration of Reading, Books and Authors, and Reflections on the Future of Reading and Readers' Advisory comprise an important guide to developing a comprehensive understanding of reader interests and needs. Maatta also includes real-life examples of successful RA transactions, sample scripts, and extensive appendices with important print and electronic resources. A Few Good Books will empower you with everything you'll need to serve your readers with their own definition of a \"good read.\"\u003c\/p\u003e"}
A Few Good Books: Using Contemporary Readers' Advisory Strategies to Connect Readers with Books-Paperback-ALA Neal-Schuman-The Library Marketplace

A Few Good Books: Using Contemporary Readers' Advisory Strategies to Connect Readers with Books

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Stephanie L. Maatta ISBN-13: 9781555706692 387 pages • 6" x 9" Year Published: 2010 Deliver dynamic readers' advisory services in the 21st century public library Meet the changing needs of the contemporary reader with this current and comprehensive new readers' advisory resource. A Few Good Books will help you build a solid foundation in the the...


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Adrenaline (Resources for Readers pamphlets)

Adrenaline (Resources for Readers pamphlets)

$19.50

Neal Wyatt and Joyce G. Saricks 4 pages 5.5 x 8.5 November 30, 2018 Adrenaline gathers novels of adventure, thriller, and suspense together offering readers tightly plotted and quickly paced stories that fuel an immersive, forget-the-world-around-you reading experience. From novels of secret agents on the run to adventurers searching for ancie...


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Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read, 2014 Edition

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Robert P. Doyle ISBN-13: 9780838986882 392 pages • 8 ½ x 11 Year Published: 2014 This guide provides a framework for understanding censorship and the protections guaranteed to us through the First Amendment. Interpretations of the uniquely American notion of freedom of expression–and our freedom to read what we choose–are supplemented by straig...


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Booklist’s 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000-Paperback-ALA Editions-Default-The Library Marketplace

Booklist’s 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000

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edited by Gillian Engberg and Ian Chipman; Foreword by Michael Cart ISBN-13: 9780838911501 360 pages  8½ x 11  2014 \With the explosion in YA publishing, it’s harder than ever to separate good books from the rest. Booklist magazine’s editors’ deep and broad knowledge of the landscape offers indispensable guidance, and here they bring together ...


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Books under Fire: A Hit List of Banned and Challenged Children's Books

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Pat R. Scales for OIF ISBN-13: 9780838911099 232 pages  6 x 9  2015 Many things have changed since ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) was founded in 1967, but not everything: the most beloved and popular children’s books are still among the most frequent targets of censorship and outright bans. Limiting access to controversial titles ...


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Cart’s Top 200 Adult Books for Young Adults: Two Decades in Review

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Michael Cart ISBN-13: 9780838911587 136 pages  6 x 9  2013 Michael Cart, former YALSA president and the best-selling author of Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism, applies his considerable expertise as one of the nation’s leading experts on YA literature to identify exceptional adult books that will satisfy a variety of young adult...


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Comic Book Collections for Libraries

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Bryan D. Fagan and Jody Condit Fagan ISBN-13: 9781598845112 162 pages • 7 x 10  2011 Do comic books belong in libraries? Absolutely—as Comic Book Collections for Libraries makes very clear. This illustrated guide defines the role of comic books in the modern library, provides a thorough grounding in the subject for beginners, and suggests new ...


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Competency-Based Career Planning for Reference and User Services Professionals

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Jo Bell Whitlatch and Beth S. Woodard 240 pages 8.5 x 11 January 23, 2019 Reference and user services librarians need to be in charge of their own careers. And when it comes to their own professional development, that means being proactive. This resource will enable professionals at every stage of their careers to honestly assess their skills a...


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Coretta Scott King Award Books Discussion Guide: Pathways to Democracy

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Adelaide Poniatowski Phelps and Carole J. McCollough; Foreword by Linda M. Pavonetti ISBN-13: 9780838936047 280 pages  6 x 9  2014 Spotlighting titles appropriate for grades K-12, this discussion guide builds on the rich legacy of the Coretta Scott King award-winning books to offer an important educational resource for teachers, librarians, pa...


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Cynthia Orr ISBN-13: 9781610698252 173 pages • 8½ x 11  2014 If you want to be indispensable to your patrons, don't miss this one-stop guide to readers' advisory. One of the key services librarians provide is helping readers find books they'll enjoy. This "crash course" will furnish you with the basic, practical information you need to excel at ...


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Crossover Readers' Advisory: Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction

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edited by Jessica E. Moyer ISBN-13: 9781440838460 190 pages • 7 x 10  2016 Help maximize your existing collection with this browsable volume containing titles that serve double-duty with their appeal to both teens and adults and cover genres spanning crime novels, romance, horror, science fiction, and more. An indispensable reference for librar...


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Dark Futures: A VOYA Guide to Apocalyptic, Post-Apocalyptic, and Dystopian Books and Media

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Brandy Danner ISBN-13: 9781617510052 244 pages • 8½ x 11  2012 Dark Futures is the only guide you need to connect teens with dystopian, apocalyptic, and post-apocalyptic books and media. Complete with plot summaries, dystopian and apocalyptic elements, 30-second booktalks, read-alike lists, and recommended audiences, this guide offers books, gra...


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Excellent Books for Early and Eager Readers

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Kathleen T. Isaacs ISBN-13: 9780838913444 264 pages  6 x 9  2015 For children, reading level and experience level are not always the same. Eager readers are often interested in ideas and topics that seem advanced, but situations and subjects that sixth graders can handle with aplomb may be emotionally confusing for a younger child. Early and e...


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Hilary Susan Crew ISBN-13: 9780838912256 208 pages  6 x 9  2014 Historical fiction helps young adults imagine the past through the lives and relationships of its protagonists, putting them at the center of fascinating times and places—and the new Common Core Standards allow for use of novels alongside textbooks for teaching history. Perfect for...


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Fang-tastic Fiction: Twenty-First Century Paranormal Reads

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Patricia O'Brien Mathews ISBN-13: 9780838910733 272 pages  6 x 9  2010 “What’s good besides Twilight?” Answer frequently asked questions such as this with the help of Mathews’ engaging tour through today’s spooky lit. Readers will be able to search "read-alike" lists for series featuring their favorite "creatures" with up-to-date, chronologica...


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Food Lit: A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction <em>(Real Stories)</em>

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Melissa Brackney Stoeger ISBN-13: 9781598847062 350 pages • 7 x 10  2013 An essential tool for assisting leisure readers interested in topics surrounding food, this unique book contains annotations and read-alikes for hundreds of nonfiction titles about the joys of comestibles and cooking. Readers are hungry for Food Lit No longer relegated to...


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From Children&#8217;s Literature to Readers Theatre

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Elizabeth A. Poe ISBN-13: 9780838910498 208 pages  6 x 9  2013 How do you get children excited and engaged with books?  Get them onstage! Readers Theatre is a staged reading of literature with participants reading from scripts, conveying the book’s story using voice and facial expressions. In this book Poe introduces and shows how to implement...


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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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Global Voices: Picture Books from Around the World

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Susan Stan ISBN-13: 9780838911839 240 pages  6 x 9  2013 Picture books can be portals to far-flung corners of the globe, and the books in this selected bibliography will help children’s imaginations soar. Identifying quality literature for children ages 3 to 8 that conveys a true sense of life outside America’s borders, this valuable resource h...


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Going Places: A Reader's Guide to Travel Narrative <em>(Real Stories)</em>

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Robert Burgin ISBN-13: 9781598849721 572 pages • 7 x 10  2013 It's a well known fact that books introduce readers to new worlds, and this is especially true of travel narratives, which have recently become a surprisingly popular and varied category of books: Amazon.com has well over a quarter million titles in its travel category. Armchair tra...


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Graphic Novels for Young Readers: A Genre Guide for Ages 4–14 <em>(Genreflecting Advisory Series)</em>

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Nathan Herald ISBN-13: 9781598843958 188 pages • 7 x 10  2011 Taking a genre approach, the book organizes approximately 400 titles, most of them published in the last five years, according to genre, subgenre, and theme. It describes series and lists bibliographic information for each title. Also included are subjects and read-alikes, as well a...


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