Guide to the selection of books for your elementary school library.

by Dorothy A. McGinniss

Publisher: Baker & Taylor Co. in [Sommerville, N.J.]

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  • Children"s literature -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Elementary school libraries -- Book lists.

Edition Notes

StatementPrepared by Dorothy A. McGinniss.
LC ClassificationsZ1037 .M135 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 309 p.
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5451176M
LC Control Number73153213

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Nov 27,  · How to Shelve Books in a Library. If you are thinking of volunteering or getting a job at a library, you likely will be shelving books. Books have to be ordered on shelves for library patrons to find and check out. To make sorting easier, Views: K. Students will receive 30 minutes of instruction from the librarian each week, alternating between library skills and computer skills. Literacy: Students will learn how to use the library and expected library behaviors, general book care and how to select appropriate books of interest. Special focus will be placed on Nursery Rhymes and Book. These include recommended book lists, teachers, school and public librarians, and book sellers. Suggested resource books that can be found at the library or book store include: Books Kids Will Sit Still For by Judy Freeman Choosing Books for Children: A Common Sense Guide by Betsy Hearne How to Choose Good Books for Kids by Kate H. McMullan. The Primary School Library Guidelines. THE PRIMARY SCHOOL LIBRARY GUIDELINES This report may be reproduced in whole or in part provided that the source and date thereof are stated, except for commercial purposes or in connection with a prospectus or advertisement.

With Follett’s Accelerated Reader tag in the catalog record, it is easy to search for Accelerated Reader books if your library’s electronic circulation system supports the tag. This tag includes the reading program name, reading level, point value, quiz number, and holding code (If your Library uses a holding code/site name). Information Access & Delivery: Materials Review and Selection Develop or refer to your selection policy statement and criteria; Then, go back to School Library Journal, Horn Book Magazine, and others seeking good quality reviews before purchasing. It's also fun to see what children say about books. This LITA Guide includes more than criteria questions to help you develop a DDA e-book program that's right for your library. Focusing on the unique requirements and processes of e-book acquisition, this guide will help ensure that your library's e-book collection is both vibrant and cost-effective. • select books for your library • make a written record of your school’ s books, pamphlets and other library stock such as newspapers, magazines, audio tapes and videos. • divide the library stock into subject areas • choose the best method of letting students borrow library books. • repair damaged books.

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Aug 04,  · Phyllis Van Orden's Selecting Books For The Elementary School Library Media Center provides a comprehensive guide for elementary schools on the selection process, from developing criteria to using selecting tools and assessing critical media.

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A continuous analysis of curriculum trends is made to keep the Author: Mary V. Gaver, Phyllis Van Orden. Books shelved as elementary-school-library: Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, The Little House Collection. No one is more qualified than Van Orden to provide guidelines for the selection of books in the elementary school library media center collection, and this book is certain to increase the awareness of both new and veteran librarians to the many factors that.

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- Check out the ALA Institutional Repository for archived ALSC book lists. materials for your library collection. Please note that the wording refers more closely to books acquired, but these procedures should apply for all new library materials.

Identify what is needed. – Sample Considerations for Selection Become familiar with criteria in the school/district’s selection policy. I work in an elementary school library.

We have many intermediate students (grades ) who really need to find just right books in the early chapter or easy chapter books.

I'd like to change the name of these chapter books so that ALL students will use these books more and to remove any stigma for older struggling readers. Helping students choose books for reading pleasure. Regarding book selection, this means you can: know your students’ interests (particularly reading interests), and know the literature by reading it yourself The school library can do a lot to scaffold students as they look for their just right books.

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