Easy Information Sources for ESL, Adult Learners, & New Readers

Easy Information Sources for ESL, Adult Learners, & New Readers

by Rosemarie Riechel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555706500
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2008
Pages: 285
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Acknowledgments ix

Part I Essential Background

Chapter 1 Reference Service to Adults: Utilizing the Children's Nonfiction Collection 3

Sources of Information on Children's Nonfiction Books 4

Criteria for Choosing Children's Nonfiction Books 12

Books in Series and Single Title Volumes 14

Summary 16

Chapter 2 The Reference Interview: Connecting Adults to Children's Nonfiction Literature 19

Elements of a Successful Reference Interview 19

Question Negotiation and Case Studies 21

Staff Training 25

Summary 27

Chapter 3 Housing and Promoting the Collection: Focusing on Children's Nonfiction 29

Integrating or Separating the Children's Nonfiction Collection 30

Promoting Children's Nonfiction 35

Summary 39

Part II Recommended Titles: An Annotated Bibliography

Architecture 43

The Arts (Art, Music, Film, Theater, and Dance) 53

Biography 67

Computer Technology 83

Cookbooks and Cookery 93

Cultural Mores and Institutions 103

History and Geography 117

Language Arts and Communications 145

Medicine and Health 155

Nature and Natural History 167

Pets and Pet Care 189

Science and Engineering 201

Social Sciences 223

Sports 233

Transportation 243

Bibliography of Professional Resources Consulted 259

Author Index 263

Title Index 269

Series Index 275

Subject Index 279

About the Author 285

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