An Educational Guide to the National Park System

Overview

This is a guide for teachers, librarians, curriculum directors, and others to unique resources available from 327 national park system facilities. Visiting guides, films, books, curriculum guides, posters, videos, games, and maps are just some of the materials available. Some items are sold, while many printed materials are free, and many audiovisuals are loaned without charge. Facilities are arranged by type and grouped under 47 subject headings.

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Overview

This is a guide for teachers, librarians, curriculum directors, and others to unique resources available from 327 national park system facilities. Visiting guides, films, books, curriculum guides, posters, videos, games, and maps are just some of the materials available. Some items are sold, while many printed materials are free, and many audiovisuals are loaned without charge. Facilities are arranged by type and grouped under 47 subject headings.

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Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual
The guide is written in a concise encyclopedic style, the contents are of high quality, and the information is reliable...will certainly be welcomed by a market which will extend far beyond schools and libraries.
Booklist
...its unique value: not only is material suggested for school libraries, but suggestions on how to use it and how to store it are also offered...The audience for this book is school libraries and academic libraries serving schools of education.
American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
The guide is written in a concise encyclopedic style, the contents are of high quality, and the information is reliable...will certainly be welcomed by a market which will extend far beyond schools and libraries.
ARBA
The guide is written in a concise encyclopedic style, the contents are of high quality, and the information is reliable...will certainly be welcomed by a market which will extend far beyond schools and libraries..
Booknews
Facilities and available literature for use by educators are listed by 47 themes (authors, islands, war of 1812, etc.), then alphabetically. Indexed by theme, state, and by facility name. Entries contain suggested classroom applications, and suggested Sears subject headings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810821378
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/1989
  • Pages: 387
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 8.64 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Smallwood (M.A., History, Eastern Michigan University; M.L.S., Western Michigan University) is a librarian in the Pellston, MI public schools. She has been a library consultant, a public libraries administrator, and a community college and university librarian and has taught history and English at secondary and adult levels. She has published software and eight books, including A Guide to Selected Federal Agency Programs and Publications for Librarians and Teachers (Libraries Unlimited); contributes to numerous magazines and newspapers; and writes a column for The Detroit News.

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