The new books kids like [electronic resource] / edited by Sharon Deeds, Catherine Chastain ; prepared for Association for Library Service to Children.

Chicago : American Library Association, 2001.
1 online resource (191 p.)


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With this handy new reference, you'll be equipped to answer questions for young people who know exactly what they want as well as for those who have no idea but just know that they want something ''good.'' Seasoned librarians Deeds and Chastain surveyed children's librarians from around the country, bringing together the wisdom and experiences of librarians from both school and public library settings for one collection of expert picks. Organized around 44 topics considered by the panel to be ''the most frequently requested,'' the end result is chock full of more than 500 annotated book recomm
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Includes bibliographical reference index.
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  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Where Are Your Funny Books? (Picture Books and Beginning Readers); Chapter 2: Where Are Your Funny Chapter Books?; Chapter 3: Where Are Your Poetry Books?; Chapter 4: Where Are Your Fairy Tales? (Picture Books); Chapter 5: Where Are Your Fairy Tales? (Chapter Books); Chapter 6: Do You Have Any Other Books Like The True Story of the Three Little Pigs? (Fractured Fairy Tales); Chapter 7: I Want to Read a Folktale, Legend,Myth, or Tall Tale; Chapter 8: Where Are Your Science Fiction Books?; Chapter 9: What Are Some Good Fantasy Books?
  • Chapter 10: What Are Some Good Fantasy Books? (Time Travel)Chapter 11: I Want to Read an Adventure Story; Chapter 12: I Want to Read a Book about Kids Who Are Brave; Chapter 13: Where Are Your Survival Stories?; Chapter 14: Do You Have Any Books about Sports?; Chapter 15: Do You Have Any Mystery Books?; Chapter 16: Where Are Your "I Spy" or Other Search-and-Solve Books?; Chapter 17: Do You Have Any Really Scary Books?; Chapter
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