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Teen Genreflecting 3

A Guide to Reading Interests, 3rd Edition

by Diana Tixier Herald

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November 2010

Libraries Unlimited

Pages 377
Volumes 1
Size 7x10
Topics Children's and Young Adult Services/Literature Reference Tools
  Children's and Young Adult Collection Management/Acquisition and Collection Development Guides

With 1,100 new annotations, this guide organizes and describes some 1,300 titles, most published within the past five years, indicating not only where they fit in the genre scheme, but also the general reading level and any pertinent awards.

Motivate teens to read and boost your circulation with some 1,300 popular titles, organized by subgenre and theme to help you identify read-alikes and pinpoint books for readers who range from reluctant to rabid. This highly anticipated third edition of the best-selling Teen Genreflecting covers over 1,300 popular titles in a wide variety of genres. Most of the titles (approximately 1,100) are new to this edition and have been published in the last five years. Brimming with practical tips and information on teen readers' advisory, genres, publishing trends, and building a collection, this is a one-stop guide for teen librarians involved in readers' advisory or collection development.

Help teen readers find the books they love to read—from contemporary realistic to fantasy, graphic novels and historical fiction. With 1,100 new annotations, this guide organizes and describes some 1,300 titles, most published within the past five years, indicating not only where they fit in the genre scheme, but also the general reading level and any pertinent awards. In addition, each genre and subgenre is defined; and current trends in publishing and teen interest, readers' advisory services to teens, and collection development are discussed.

Author Info

Diana Tixier Herald, winner of the Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award, is program and outreach manager at Delta County Libraries, Delta, CO, and an author, readers' advisory consultant, workshop presenter, and speaker. At age ten she began working as a library volunteer and has since been a bookseller, a library assistant, a library director, head of a public library popular materials center, and administrator for 38 school libraries. She holds a master's degree in librarianship and information management from the University of Denver. She is the author of several other readers' advisory guides, including Teen Genreflecting 3: A Guide to Reading Interests; Fluent in Fantasy: The Next Generation; and Strictly Science Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests , all published by Libraries Unlimited. Herald is an avid reader who typically reads more than 400 books per year.

Reviews/Endorsements

Reviews

"A worthy addition to reference or professional development collections."School Library Journal

"A solid resource for public and school libraries, especially as an overview for libraries lacking the Genreflecting Advisory titles that cover many of these genres in greater detail."Booklist

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