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BOOKS THAT TURN CHILDREN INTO LIFE-LONG READERS! Most children want to read a book because it's about something they love or are curious about--dinosaurs, magic tricks, ballerinas, sports, secret codes, and a host of other topics. Now with this unique book, Kathleen Odean, current chair of the Newberry Award committee and author of Great Books for Girls and Great Books for BOOKS THAT TURN CHILDREN INTO LIFE-LONG READERS! Most children want to read a book because it's about something they love or are curious about--dinosaurs, magic tricks, ballerinas, sports, secret codes, and a host of other topics. Now with this unique book, Kathleen Odean, current chair of the Newberry Award committee and author of Great Books for Girls and Great Books for Boys, makes it easy for parents and teachers to satisfy a child's individual cravings for good reading on any subject. Inside you'll discover ¸  More than 750 books divided into 55 categories, from Airplanes to Zoos ¸  Professional appraisals that are balanced, intelligent, and fun to read ¸  Stimulating book-related activities and helpful tips for parents Whether the format is picture book, poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, here are wonderful selections like Why Does the Cat Do That? and Exploring the Titanic . . . tried and true characters, from the beloved aardvarks Arthur and D.W. to the hilarious Junie B. Jones and the courageous Harry Potter . . . new heroes and heroines to cheer for such as Katherine Paterson's Princess Miranda from The Wide-Awake Princess and the exciting Jack Black from Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves by Carol Hughes. Great Books About Things Kids Love creates a book-rich environment in which the habit of reading can take hold and flourish for a lifetime. From the Trade Paperback edition.


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BOOKS THAT TURN CHILDREN INTO LIFE-LONG READERS! Most children want to read a book because it's about something they love or are curious about--dinosaurs, magic tricks, ballerinas, sports, secret codes, and a host of other topics. Now with this unique book, Kathleen Odean, current chair of the Newberry Award committee and author of Great Books for Girls and Great Books for BOOKS THAT TURN CHILDREN INTO LIFE-LONG READERS! Most children want to read a book because it's about something they love or are curious about--dinosaurs, magic tricks, ballerinas, sports, secret codes, and a host of other topics. Now with this unique book, Kathleen Odean, current chair of the Newberry Award committee and author of Great Books for Girls and Great Books for Boys, makes it easy for parents and teachers to satisfy a child's individual cravings for good reading on any subject. Inside you'll discover ¸  More than 750 books divided into 55 categories, from Airplanes to Zoos ¸  Professional appraisals that are balanced, intelligent, and fun to read ¸  Stimulating book-related activities and helpful tips for parents Whether the format is picture book, poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, here are wonderful selections like Why Does the Cat Do That? and Exploring the Titanic . . . tried and true characters, from the beloved aardvarks Arthur and D.W. to the hilarious Junie B. Jones and the courageous Harry Potter . . . new heroes and heroines to cheer for such as Katherine Paterson's Princess Miranda from The Wide-Awake Princess and the exciting Jack Black from Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves by Carol Hughes. Great Books About Things Kids Love creates a book-rich environment in which the habit of reading can take hold and flourish for a lifetime. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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    Reviewed by: Ashley Browning Format: Bibliography Item Title (APA Style): Odean, K. (2001). Great books about things kids love: More than 750 recommended books for children 3 to 14. New York: Ballantine Books. Item Call Number: Z1037.O23 2001 Reviewed in: Sasser, K. (2002). Reference. [Review of the book Great books about things kids love: More than 750 recommended book for children 3 to 14, by K. Odean].l Library Journal, 126(6): 92. Retrieved June 14, 2012, from Academic Search Premier. Description Reviewed by: Ashley Browning Format: Bibliography Item Title (APA Style): Odean, K. (2001). Great books about things kids love: More than 750 recommended books for children 3 to 14. New York: Ballantine Books. Item Call Number: Z1037.O23 2001 Reviewed in: Sasser, K. (2002). Reference. [Review of the book Great books about things kids love: More than 750 recommended book for children 3 to 14, by K. Odean].l Library Journal, 126(6): 92. Retrieved June 14, 2012, from Academic Search Premier. Description: This bibliography lists annotations about children’s books covering ages three to fourteen and a variety of interesting topics. Relevance and Relationship— This book would be very helpful to the LMS and students because it would give the LMS a starting place to recommend quality fiction and non-fiction that will be of interest to students in all elementary grade levels. This book would be appropriate for the collection analyzed during my field experience hours because several sections of the non fiction section were dated and contained encyclopedias and dictionaries that sometimes don’t interest young readers. This bibliography will aid the LMS in adding to the reference section and fiction section. The list price for this book is $14 which is very affordable. Purpose:— The entries in this bibliography cover topics such as science, math, technology, sports, adventure, folklore, and transportation. The entries cover books for children ages three to fourteen. This book will aid the LMS in adding to the collection and by providing a resource to recommend books to students. It will also be a great resource for classroom teachers when planning units. Validity— The publisher is a division of Random House Inc. The author has written other best-selling bibliographies and is a Newberry Award committee member. The author has written other best selling bibliographies Great books for Girls and Great books for Boys. This bibliography covers materials for both genders and is more comprehensive in topics. This book has received favorable reviews by School Library Journal and Library Journal. Although this book has a limited shelf-life due to the date of publication, this book is a cost efficient resource to add to the collection. The books were chosen through librarian and teacher recommendations. Format– This book is a print source and is also available as an ebook. It is organized into sections by topic. The citations include genre and age level. There are author, title, and subject indexes. Arrangement and Presentation: The arrangement of this book is eight broad categories: animals; arts and crafts; folklore and fantasy; history and adventure; games, puzzles, hobbies, and holidays; science, math, and technology; sports; and transportation and engineering. There are author, title, and subject indexes. Diversity: This book is available only in English and is appropriate for K-6. It provides lists of books available for all elementary levels. It is also available as an ebook and comes in paperback and hardback

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