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Best books for children : preschool through grade 6. Supplement to the seventh edition

Author: John Thomas Gillespie; Catherine Barr
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2003.
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The latest addition to the Best Books family, this all-new guide updates the popular and critically acclaimed Best Books for Children, Seventh Edition. This thematic work is a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for children's literature, enabling you to thoroughly evaluate your children's literature collection and create theme-based and genre-oriented reading lists for curriculum-related and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Thomas Gillespie; Catherine Barr
ISBN: 159158082X 9781591580829
OCLC Number: 53435143
Description: xvii, 507 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Literature: Books for younger readers --
Fiction for older readers --
Fairy tales --
Folklore --
Mythology --
Poetry --
Plays --
Biography: Adventurers and explorers --
Artists, composers, entertainers, and writers --
Contemporary and historical Americans --
Scientists, inventors, and naturalists --
Sports figures --
World figures --
Arts and language: Art and architecture --
Communication --
Music --
Performing arts --
History and geography: History and geography in general --
Paleontology and dinosaurs --
Anthropology and prehistoric life --
Archaeology --
World history --
Geographical regions --
Social institutions and issues: Business and economics --
Ecology and environment --
Government and politics --
Religion and holidays --Social groups --
Personal development: Behavior --
Careers --
Health and the human body --
Sex education and reproduction --
Physical and applied sciences: General science --
Astronomy --
Biological sciences --
Chemistry --
Geology and geography --
Mathematics --
Meteorology --
Physics --
Space exploration --
Technology, engineering, and industry --
Recreation: Crafts --
Hobbies --
Jokes, puzzles, riddles, word games --
Mysteries, monsters, curiosities, and trivia --
Sports and games.
Responsibility: John T. Gillespie, Catherine Barr.

Abstract:

The latest addition to the Best Books family, this all-new guide updates the popular and critically acclaimed Best Books for Children, Seventh Edition. This thematic work is a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for children's literature, enabling you to thoroughly evaluate your children's literature collection and create theme-based and genre-oriented reading lists for curriculum-related and recreational reading. The entries cover more than 6,000 titles published from 2001 to 2003. Adds two years to the seventh edition, beginning with April 2001. Following the practices of the main work, the supplement provides recommendations on 6,100 books, drawing on professional review sources familiar to librarians. Brief annotations, ISBNs, book length, price, grade level, and review sources give good selection assistance. Entries are in sections on literature, biography, arts and language, history and geography, social institutions, issues, personal development, physical and applied sciences, and recreation. 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com). This all-new thematic guide updates the popular and critically acclaimed Best Books for Children, Seventh Edition.

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