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Expert Book Reviews, Recommendations, Author Biographies - Books and Authors. Books in Print. A bibliographic database of over 7.5 million U.S. book, audio book, and video titles, as well as 12 million international titles, currently in print and information on forthcoming and out-of-print books. Also offers: reviews; tables of contents; cover images; author biographies; awards information; and annotations. Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library Subjects: Reference; Bibliography; Books and Libraries Dates of Coverage: Current Update Frequency: Continuously Print Equivalent: Older editions of Books in Print, which began in 1948, is available in the Rose Main Reading Room in *RG-*GDB.

Provider: R.R. Format: Web Output Type: Print, Email. Audio Name Pronunciations. Taking It to the Stage With Readers Theater. Illustration by Roger Chouiuard At American Library Association (ALA) conferences, librarians expect to see famous authors like M.T. Anderson, Shannon Hale, Linda Sue Park, and Eric Rohmann talk about their latest books. But some years ago, I observed these four authors sharing one stage in a way I hadn’t seen before. They weren’t talking about their books—they were performing them: reading from theatrical scripts adapted from their novels, and speaking as if they were actors in a play. Moderator/host Elizabeth Poe called it “Readers Theater.” I was transfixed and vowed to replicate it at my library—with kids “performing” books as a group.

Readers Theater is fun, and it has also gathered attention from educators—who note its connections to everything from the Common Core State Standards to an increase in literacy skills and self-esteem. Building confidence and fluency Readers Theater, a shared, live experience, has a completely different dynamic than reading a book aloud. Dr. Agee, Jon. Login to Polldaddy.

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Health Topics: MedlinePlus. Existentialism - definition and meaning. Digital Libraries [17:610:553] - School of Communication and Information - Rutgers University. Description: Fundamental issues, problems, and approaches to digital libraries, reflecting differing efforts and thinking in a number of fields and enterprises.

Variety of digital library collections; organization, access, and use of digital libraries. Technical infrastructure; socioeconomic issues; integration of information resources; relation to traditional libraries. Current projects and initiatives. Synopsis: Course Objectives This course will give students a thorough grounding for understanding, evaluating and working with a wide variety of digital libraries. Digital libraries are organizations that provide the resources, including the specialized staff, to select, structure, offer intellectual access to, interpret, distribute, preserve the integrity of, and ensure the persistence over time of collections of digital works so that they are readily and economically available for use by a defined community or set of communities. Students should know Organization of the Course Bibliography. Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index, 1999-2014 RUSA MARS: Emerging Technologies in Reference Section | Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

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The workspace for your life’s work | Evernote. Week 12: PresentationReform - Management of School Library Media Programs (575) 21st-Century Skills Wall & Window Graphics - Library Signage and Display. Jane Addams Peace Association Children's Book Awards. Congratulations to the 64th Jane Addams Children's Book Awardees Susan Lynn Meyer, Eric Velasquez, Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley, PJ Loughran, Edwidge Danticat, Leslie Staub, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, R. Gregory Christie, Jonah Winter, Shane W. Evans, Marilyn Hilton. Press Release: Word | PDF Ceremony Invitation: JPG | PDF Promotional Items: Printable Bookmarks & Posters Honoring children's books since 1953 The Jane Addams Children's Book Awards are given annually to the children's books published the preceding year that effectively promote the cause of peace, social justice, world community, and the equality of the sexes and all races as well as meeting conventional standards for excellence.

Jane Addams dolls Jane Addams’ descendents: Jamie Addams, Stacy Blair and daughters2013 Hull House announcementPhoto courtesy of Margaret Harrington. 5 Resources for National Poetry Month. April is National Poetry Month in the U.S. Writing and or understanding poetry can be a challenge for those of who don't consider ourselves the creative writing type. Surely we have students who feel that way too. Here are five resources that can help us understand and create poetry.

ReadWorks has a new selection of famous poems available on their website. The selection is organized by grade level. As with every passage on ReadWorks, each poem is accompanied by a set of guided reading questions. BoomWriter has put together new vocabulary sheets for Poetry Month. The Poetry Foundation offers some helpful resources for teachers and students.

Word Mover is a free iPad app and web app from Read Write Think. Scholastic has assembled a big list of lesson resources for teaching poetry this month. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine. TinEye Reverse Image Search. Video For Learning.