Browsing Volume 23, Number 2 (2004) by Subject "Indiana Library Federation"

Browsing Volume 23, Number 2 (2004) by Subject "Indiana Library Federation"

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  • Woodson, Angie (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    As a children’s librarian, I am painfully aware of how outnumbered the male population is at our library. The girls flock to the American Girls, Junie B. Jones, and Olsen Twins series. The boys trudge in with their mothers ...
  • Perkins, Rebecca Lee (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    Several months ago, I had the privilege of reading Born Confused authored by Tanuja Desai Hidier as a requirement for a seminar on issues and trends in young adult literature. In this novel, an Asian teenager struggles ...
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  • Watt, Caitlin (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    “Fanfiction,” the use of others’ characters to write original stories, is not an especially new phenomenon, nor has it typically been the exclusive domain of the young. Movie and television show “tie-in” novels appeared ...
  • Burek Pierce, Jennifer (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    This general issue of Indiana Libraries focuses on Youth and Reading. A recent survey of Indiana Libraries readers indicates this is an area some would like to read more about. While youth services librarians are likely ...
  • Jacobs, Kathryn (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    Whether we are expanding our lives through knowledge or imagination, there is no doubt that reading plays a crucial role in this process. Largely because of this, reading continues to be one of the most highly debated ...
  • Cook, Jennifer Chance (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    Fiction resources for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (GLBTQ) youth are often difficult to find. Many libraries do not make a conscious effort to collect such materials, and some actually make an ...
  • Comer, Alberta Davis (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    The highlight of my work as a reporter for Cognotes, the American Library Association’s daily newspaper published and distributed during both its Midwinter and annual meetings, was a one-on-one interview with Gloria Steinem ...
  • Wilkins, Daniell (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    Like many librarians (and would-be librarians!), I was skeptical of the value of comic books and graphic novels. My encounters with the genre were limited. I had once browsed through a friend’s collection of Calvin and ...
  • Savage, Dawn (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    Statistics on the proportions of homosexual individuals in the U.S. have important consequences for young adult literature and young adult collection development. For example, “According to the Kinsey Institute, ten percent ...
  • Indiana Libraries (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
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  • Kee, Lee Ann (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    What do the books The Monster Who Ate My Peas by Danny Schnitzlein and illustrated by Matt Faulkner, Ghost Cadet by Elaine Marie Alphin, and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares have in common? They were ...
  • McClellan, Rachael; Smith, Raenell; Smith, Tom (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
  • Wiethoff, Carolyn (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    Today’s workforce is dominated by two generations: “Baby Boomers”(“Boomers”), born between 1946 and 1964, and “Generation X” (“Gen Xers” or “Baby Busters”), born roughly between 1965 and 1979. A third generation is beginning ...
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  • Watkins, Mary Poston (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    Ask yourself the following two questions: 1. Does anyone in your school really have any idea on what it takes to run the school media center? 2. How can we interest students in our profession? These are questions I ask ...
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  • Derryberry, Dakota (H.W. Wilson Company, 2004)
    When my father finds me immersed in inferior reading material, he likes to tell me that I read too much candy, and that I ought to satisfy my craving instead with something more worthwhile and filling. What he means is ...

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