This essential library tool provides access to book reviews on a wide range of topics from a variety of sources, including newspapers, review journals and popular magazines.
Children’s Core Collection is the ideal collection development, readers’ advisory and curriculum support resource for educators and librarians working with elementary students. Containing more than 48,000 titles, this rich resource covers fiction and nonfiction works, story collections and picture books recommended for readers in preschool through sixth grade. In addition, it includes professional literature for children's librarians.
Featuring classic and contemporary works of fiction, this collection development guide provides more than 18,000 librarian-recommended titles for a general adult audience. The best authors and their most acclaimed and widely-read works in literary and popular fiction—old and new—are listed, covering genres that include mystery, science fiction, fantasy, Western and romance.
The growing popularity of graphic novels makes them an increasingly important part of your school or public library's offerings. Graphic Novels Core Collection highlights more than 4,500 titles for all ages over three recommendation levels. The collection includes descriptive and evaluative annotations and cover art.
For libraries and educators serving readers in grades five through nine, this resource provides indispensable help with collection development and maintenance, curriculum support, readers' advisory and general reference. With more than 29,000 recommended titles, Middle & Junior High Core Collection covers fiction and nonfiction works for children and adolescents.
This database provides more than 43,000 highly recommended reference and nonfiction books for adults, as well as plays and poetry. It is an ideal resource for developing nonfiction collections at a wide variety of libraries.
Since 1923, the Sears List of Subject Headings has served the unique cataloging needs of small and medium-sized libraries by providing a flexible, extendable vocabulary in natural language.
This selective list of books recommended for young people in grades 9 through 12 is invaluable for collection development and maintenance, readers' advisory and curriculum support in the high school library and the young adult section of the public library. With more than 29,000 recommended titles, Senior High Core Collection covers fiction and nonfiction works for high school readers.
Available in print only, Young Adult Fiction Core Collection is an essential resource for library and media specialists looking to enhance and enrich their collection with the most important and highly recommended YA titles currently available.