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Selecting books for the elementary school library media center : a complete guide

Author: Phyllis Van Orden
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A guide to selecting books for the elementary school library media centre collection. Chapters cover not only fiction and picture books, but also reference sources, geographic sources, government  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Van Orden
ISBN: 1555703682 9781555703684
OCLC Number: 42934497
Description: xvii, 212 pages, 10 pages of plates : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Understanding the Selection Process --
Preselection Process --
Selection Process --
Selection Process --
Jobbers and Selection --
Price of Books --
Expenditures for Books --
Criteria and Guidelines --
Information Power Guidelines --
Genre Guidelines --
Award Books as Guides: The Newbery Award --
Establishing and Applying General Selection Criteria --
Asking the Right Questions --
Intellectual Content --
Authority --
Appropriateness --
Scope --
Accuracy --
Treatment --
Examining the Work as a Whole --
Organization of Information --
Literary Merit --
Special Features --
Reputation of Author and Illustrator --
Award Books as Guides: The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award --
Possible Uses --
Translations --
Series --
Physical Characteristics --
Aesthetic Quality --
Availability of Books on the Subject --
Comparison with Other Works --
Cost --
Books Designed for Beginning Readers --
Chapter Books --
Selecting Books That Reflect Our Diverse World --
Examining Books for Diversity --
Special Criteria for Literature about People with Disabilities --
Special Criteria for Multicultural Literature --
Award Books as Guides: The Pura Belpre Award --
Special Criteria for International Literature --
Promoting International Literature: International Board on Books for Young People --
Translations and English-Language Imports --
Award Books as Guides: The Mildred L. Batchelder Award --
Using Selection Tools --
Examining Selection Guides --
Special Criteria for Judging Bibliographies --
Standard Selection Tools --
Annual Selected Bibliographies.
Responsibility: Phyllis Van Orden.


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