Booklist Selection Policy Revised 1999 Booklist operates under policies established by the Publishing Committee of the American Library Association. Its primary purpose is to provide a guide to current library materials in many formats appropriate for use in public libraries and school library media centers. The needs of small and medium-sized libraries receive special consideration in all selection decisions.
Full Circle Kit Digital Information Fluency (DIF) is the ability to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically. DIF involves knowing how digital information is different from print information; having the skills to use specialized tools for finding digital information; and developing the dispositions needed in the digital information environment. As teachers and librarians develop these skills and teach them to students, students will become better equipped to achieve their information needs. FAQDIF mapped to Common Core State Standards Common Core State Standards mapped to DIF (pdf) 1. Locating Information Efficiently: What Information Am I Looking For--Where Will I Find the Information--How Will I Get There?
FLA Home Page How Bibliotherapy Can Help Students Open Up About Their Mental Health For adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety and grief, the use of books as a therapeutic tool can be invaluable. Tweens and teens often get stuck in their narratives, believing that the fictional stories they tell themselves are accurate. Because of the insecurities that adolescence can bring, it’s easy for them to assume that being excluded from a peer’s birthday party or being left out of a group text exchange is a personal affront. Social media often fuel these beliefs, which can take a toll on a youth's mental health. Shame and stigma often prevent students from speaking out and seeking the emotional support they need.
Grey House Publishing - R.R. Bowker's American Book Publishing Record Annual The annual editions of the American Book Publishing Record® represent the accumulation of the twelve (12) monthly issues of ABPR. For this 2018 edition, approximately 50,000 entries are represented for books published or distributed in the United States. The main input source is MARC data received from the Library of Congress. Entries that are excluded are federal and other governmental publications, subscription books, dissertations (unless published), and journals and pamphlets under 49 pages.
The Children's Book Review: Reviews of Kid's Stories and the Best Books for Children and Kids of all Ages Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) The Association for Library Service to Children promotes reading and books through recommendations, compilations of lists, and related services. Looking for a book list you thought was on this page? - Check out the ALA Institutional Repository for archived ALSC book lists. ALSC 2019 Tough Topics Resource Lists (May 2019) The books on these lists are to help inspire conversations with children going through challenging situations like the death of a loved one, an unexpected move, natural disasters and more. They are available for grades K-2nd, 3rd-5th and 6th-8th. Resources for adults are also included.
Selection Tools - Collection Development - LibGuides at West Virginia Library Commission There are many sources that assist in selecting books. Among these are book reviews, “best of” and recommended title lists, and annotated bibliographies. · Book Reviews Even though only a small fraction of books published are actually reviewed, the book review is one of the most important selection tools. Baker & Taylor - Review by subject Selection Tools for School Librarians Resources for School Librarians - Index "It does not matter how many books you may have, but whether they are good or not." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (3 B.C.-65 A.D.), Epistolae Morale Books and Audio-Visual - Web Sites
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood. VOYA Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books