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Read On...Biography: Reading Lists for Every Taste <em>(Read On Series)</em>

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Rick Roche

ISBN-13: 9781598847017

163 pages • 6 x 9¼ 
Year Published: 2012

Categorizing hundreds of popular biographies according to their primary appeal —character, story, setting, language, and mood —and organizing them into thematic lists, this guide will help readers' advisors more effectively recommend titles.

Biographies are a perennial favorite among library users, and interest in these narrative nonfiction titles continues to grow. To meet the demand for direct and indirect readers' advisory, busy librarians need an up-to-date reference book to assist readers seeking real-life stories about people.

Read On...Biography: Reading Lists for Every Taste is that essential go-to readers' advisory guide, filling a gap in the growing readers' advisory literature with information about 450 biography titles, most published within the last decade, but also including some classic titles as well.

The book focuses on life stories written in the third person, with subjects ranging from individuals who lived in ancient times to the present-day, hailed from myriad nations, and gained fame in diverse fields. The contents are organized in order to facilitate identification of read-alikes and easy selection of titles according to appeal features such as character, story, language, setting, and mood. Written specifically with librarians and their patrons in mind, this readers' advisory title will be invaluable in public, high school, and college libraries.

Sku: 9781598847017

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