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The fair garden and the swarm of beasts : the library and the young adult

Author: Margaret A Edwards
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Centennial edView all editions and formats
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Edwards's philosophies and practices, as illustrated in The Fair Garden and the Swarm of Beasts, have influenced and inspired generations of librarians since its original publication in 1969, and continue to be a foundation for today's new young adult librarians.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret A Edwards
ISBN: 0838935338 9780838935330
OCLC Number: 50590786
Description: xxxiii, 206 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Roots --
II. The Growing Season --
III. Branching Out --
IV. Thinning the Plants --
V. Provender for the "Beasts" --
VI. Fighting Weeds and Insects --
VII. I Once Did See Joe Wheeler Plain --
VIII. We Have Been True to You, Melvil Dewey, after Our Fashion --
App. A. The Tool Shed --
App. B. Selection Policies for Books for Young Adults --
App. C.A Bibliography for the Librarian Working with Teenagers --
App. D. The Alex Awards: Introduction and List --
App. E. Back to the Future with Adult Books for the Teenage Reader / Richard F. Abrahamson --
App. F. The Margaret A. Edwards (MAE) Award: Introduction and List.
Responsibility: Margaret A. Edwards ; with a foreword by Betty Carter for the Young Adult Library Services Association.

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The original 1969 edition of this text featured essays connecting reading, the library, and young people. This centennial edition reproduces the original, with added insights by Betty Carter, an  Read more...

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