Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Pawuk,David S. Serchay

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440851360

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 719

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Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel, 2nd Edition

Author: Nat Gertler,Steve Lieber

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101155213

Category: Art

Page: 336

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Graphic novel guidance from two experts in the field. Here is a clear, beginning-to-end guide to creating a graphic novel, from developing a concept to getting it to readers. Heavily illustrated, this book explains the tools used, demonstrates techniques, and offers tricks of the trade. Writers and illustrators alike will find it the best overall introduction to the world of graphic novels. ?New edition features a larger format with expanded illustrations. ?Publishers Weekly reports graphic novel sales in the U.S. and Canada at $375 million in 2007, quintuple sales from 2001, while in 2008, United Press International reports, graphic novel business is booming. ?Well-known author in the graphic novel community, both Eisner Award nominees
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Young Adult Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

A Librarian's Guide

Author: Rosemary Chance

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440835438

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 204

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Utilizing a genre approach, this overview of young adult literature shows new librarians and library science students the criteria to use for selecting quality books, including recommended titles. • Provides unbiased, authoritative guidance for finding recommended classic and recent titles by genre • Presents an excellent introduction to the field of young adult literature for undergraduate and graduate students who intend to be public or school librarians, students who are new to the study of young adult literature, or librarians who are new to working with young adults • Includes a new section consisting of fascinating answers from 14 authors explaining their motivations and inspirations for writing for young adult readers • Provides expanded coverage on the popular genres of graphic novels and science fiction books
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Information Resources in the Humanities and the Arts, 6th Edition

Author: Anna H. Perrault Ph.D.,Elizabeth S. Aversa,Sonia Ramirez Wohlmuth,Cynthia J. Miller,Cynthia F. Miller

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1610693272

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 461

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This familiar guide to information resources in the humanities and the arts, organized by subjects and emphasizing electronic resources, enables librarians, teachers, and students to quickly find the best resources for their diverse needs.
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Public Library Core Collection

A Selection Guide to Reference Books and Adult Nonfiction. Nonfiction

Author: John Greenfieldt,Patrice Bartell

Publisher: Hw Wilson Company

ISBN: 9780824210946

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1856

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Wilson's Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction (13th Edition, 2008) recommends reference and nonfiction books for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 9,000 books (over 6,500 titles are new to this edition), plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians and media specialists. Acquisitions librarians, reference librarians and cataloguers can all use this reliable guide to building and maintaining a well-rounded collection of the most highly recommended reference and nonfiction books for adults. All titles are selected by librarians, editors, advisors, and nominators-all of them experts in public library services. The collection is a valuable tool for collection development and maintenance, reader's advisory, weeding your collection, and curriculum support. Richly enhanced records provide a wealth of useful information. All entries include complete bibliographic data as well as price, subject headings, annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, cover art, and quotations from reviews. Many entries also list awards, best-book lists, and starred reviews. Save Time: Efficiently organised and includes ""Starred"" titles Save Money: Allocate your resources to the best materials available Stay Relevant: Discover the best in important, contemporary categories Complete Coverage: Includes recommendations on periodicals and electronic resources, too Four-Year Subscription This Core Collection was originally sold as a four-year subscription. The core edition, published in 2008, delivers a library-bound volume with an extensive, selective list of recommended books. From 2009 to 2011 Wilson published extensive paperback supplements to the 2008 edition. A new cycle of materials will begin in 2012. However, the 2008 to 2011 materials are currently available. Buyers of them will receive all these materials immediately. All four years are only $420. Uniquely Valuable There is nothing quite like Wilson Core Collections. The accumulated expertise of our selectors, and the unquestioned reputation of these collections, is invaluable. Wilson Core Collections are universally recognised as impartial and expert aids to collection development that assist and reinforce the judgement of librarians everywhere. Selection to a Wilson Core Collection is strong support to any challenged purchase. Contemporary Relevance This Core Collection includes broad updates in the areas of crafts; terrorism, and international security; environment and global warming; diseases and medicine; and religion, plus other contemporary topics that keep the library's collection as current as today's headlines. Other Key Features Classified Catalogue - A list arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification, with complete cataloguing information for each book. Author, Title, Subject and Analytical Index - An in-depth key to the information in Classified Catalogue-including author and title analytics for works contained in anthologies and collections. Richly enhanced records provide complete bibliographic data, price, subject headings, descriptive annotations, grade level, Dewey classification, evaluative quotations from a review, when available. Listing works published in the United States, or published in Canada or the United Kingdom and distributed in the United States, Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction features extensive revisions in the areas of health, science and technology, personal finance, sports, cooking and gardening, and handicrafts. Biography, poetry and literary criticism continue to receive comprehensive treatment. Reference works in all subject fields are included.
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McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test 2nd Edition

The Official Guide to the Test

Author: Kathy A. Zahler

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071843884

Category: Study Aids

Page: 432

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The official guide for TASC--the new high school equivalency test straight--from the test-makers at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education! Now updated to cover major changes in test content, McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the TASC Test walks you step-by-step through the test. Each section features a pre-test that helps you identify strengths and weaknesses before study. Each chapter includes review of the test subjects and exercises that reinforce new skills. Learning objectives are based on the Common Core State Standards, just like the real exam. You also get authentic TASC test questions with explanations, straight from the test maker. Test presently administered in California, Indiana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Features: Exclusive: Authentic sample TASC test questions--straight from the test-makers at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education! Review and practice with all the latest TASC question types
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Gender Dilemmas in Children's Fiction

Author: Kerry Mallan

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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This engaging study examines diverse genders and sexualities in a wide range of contemporary fiction for children and young people. Mallans insights into key dilemmas arising from the texts treatment of romance, beauty, cyberbodies, queer, and comedy are provocative and trustworthy, and deliver exciting theoretical and social perspectives.
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Childrens' Catalog

Author: H.W. Wilson Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Best books

Page: N.A

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The 1st ed. includes an index to v. 28-36 of St. Nicholas.
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