Kids Home Library Volume I

Author: Lee Littlewood
Publisher: Creators Publishing
ISBN: 1942448554
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Lee Littlewood is a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate. This is a collection of the very best of Kids’ Home Library from 2014.

Shakespeare As Children S Literature

Author: Velma Bourgeois Richmond
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786437812
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Elegant books of stories for pleasurable reading at home and attractive
schoolbooks for enjoyable study dominate Shakespeare as children's literature
for Victorian and Edwardian children, but there were appealing alternatives. This
chapter considers a type especially popular in the United States, a “home library,”
often ten volumes, but sometimes more, that brought together stories from great
literatures, history, biography, and special topics. Especially recommended for
use at home ...

Twenty First Century Kids Twenty First Century Librarians

Author: Virginia A. Walter
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910076
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She knew the city inside and out, and she understood what living there was like
for children. Olcott knew that the Carnegie Library was reaching thousands of
children through its branches and through the city schools. She worried about the
large numbers of children who didn't come into the library and were not enrolled
in school. “These children work at home,” she explained, “in toby shops, in
factories, or they sell papers. There are also 'gangs' of restless boys who hang
about street ...

Silly Counting

Author: Latoya Ruiz
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1426929250
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Silly Counting offers a fun and easy way for all children to gain those skills. The whimsical illustrations are a delightful addition to this beginner's book. Silly Counting is a great book for any child's home library.

Chivalric Stories As Children S Literature

Author: Velma Bourgeois Richmond
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786496223
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He reassured parents and teachers that care was exercised to produce books
that matched their “legitimate ethical requirements” and to delight a child. Some
argue Edwardian manly ideals tried to counter a feminization ofAmerican culture.
25However, issues ofgender in books for the young are always more complex.
G. F. Watts's Sir Galahadwas a prominent image for end papers ofPatten's home
library; but Volume 4, with most of the familiar medieval stories, was Heroes ...

Guides To Collection Development For Children And Young Adults

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563085321
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By the New York Public Library's Children Book Committee. ... Detroit Public
Library, annual. 16p. $1 pap. This booklet, aimed chiefly at parents, annotates
and gives age and interest levels for a select group of children's books suitable
for the home library. Paperback editions are included. The booklet is available for
a check for $1 made out ... children's library work from around the United States,
the current volume lists and annotates more than 6.000 titles for grades pre-K
through six.

Children S Literature In Action A Librarian S Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Sylvia M. Vardell
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610695615
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I now have my own home library. My collection includes the world. I have a
growing collection of books on black life. Most are by black authors and
illustrators, some by artists of other backgrounds. The illustrated book is my
special love. The variety of approaches chosen by the artist keeps me in touch
with all that has happened and is happening in the world of art. My bookshelves
are no longer the orange crates I put together as a child. I keep building or buying
bookshelves to hold ...


Author: Matthew Battles
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448180503
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Perhaps twenty volumes are snugly tucked into a portable bookcasebuilt,likethe
armariaof ancient Rome, with two doors flung open wide torevealadoublesetof
tiered shelves. Twenty books in a littlecupboard; that isall. Andyet the image of
them,reproduced in Arthur Bostwick's The American Public Library, shows that
even in a few gathered volumes the aura ofthelibrary mayreside. These books
are anexample ofwhat librarians at the turnofthe century calleda “home library”—
not a ...

Celebrating Life Customs Around The World From Baby Showers To Funerals 3 Volumes

Author: Victoria Williams Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440836590
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Writer and illustrator Quentin Blake, famed for his illustrations that accompany the
works of Roald Dahl, was the first Children's Laureate, holding the post from
1999 to 2001, followed by Anne Fine, who held the post from 2001 to 2003.
Fine's works for children include Madame Doubtfire, which was adapted into the
1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire. During her time as Children's Laureate, Fine instigated
the My Home Library scheme, which encouraged every U.K. child to have his or
her own ...

Bygone Binghamton

Author: Jack Edward Shay
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467065056
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Remembering People and Places of the Past Volume Two Jack Edward Shay.
windows. But it didn't matter. Because you didn't have air conditioning at home
either. And the library smelled. A wonderful smell of bound books and paper and
antiquity. A smell you couldn't get at home. A smell that toldIyou at once you were
in a library. And the books themselves. They were your portals into a world of
information and imagination. They were the books of your dreams... with topics
that ...