Read On History

Author: Tina Frolund
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694325
Size: 17,13 MB
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Make history come alive! This book helps librarians and teachers as well as readers themselves find books they will enjoy—titles that will animate and explain the past, entertain, and expand their minds.

Read On Romance Reading Lists For Every Taste

Author: C. L. Quillen
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694015
Size: 18,13 MB
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With thousands of romance novels published each year, librarians—especially those unfamiliar with or indifferent to the genre—can benefit from this well-organized, reference that offers scores of appeals-based read-alike lists for some of the most popular, contemporary romance fiction. • Describes more than 400 titles grouped according to popular appeal features • Provides access to titles through user-friendly terminology rather than the typically formal language of the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) • Identifies titles suited for book clubs, award-winning books, and titles that appeal to teen readers

Read On Graphic Novels

Author: Abby Alpert
Editor: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591588252
Size: 20,62 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With more than 500 original descriptive annotations in over 70 thematic lists, this unique compilation makes it easy for adult readers and librarians to discover graphic novel reads that satisfy their interests and reading tastes.

Read On Audiobooks Reading Lists For Every Taste

Author: Joyce G. Saricks
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1591588073
Size: 19,30 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With more than 300 original annotations in some 60 thematic lists, this one-of-a kind compilation opens the world of audiobooks to listeners and librarians alike. • More than 300 original annotations that speak to why listeners might enjoy the selected audiobooks • Over 60 thematic lists that will entice audiobook fans, as well as those unfamiliar with the format • Indexes by author, title, narrator, and genre

Read On Biography Reading Lists For Every Taste

Author: Rick Roche
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610691792
Size: 12,32 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Categorizing hundreds of popular biographies according to their primary appeal—character, story, setting, language, and mood—and organizing them into thematic lists, this guide will help readers' advisors more effectively recommend titles. • A chronology of the history of the biography genre • Brief reviews of over 450 high interest biographies

Read On Historical Fiction

Author: Brad Hooper
Editor: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591582397
Size: 20,57 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Hundreds of popular historical fiction titles are described and categorized according to their underlying appeal features, and under topics and themes you'll never find in the library catalog--women with true grit, greatest war stories, royalty rules, quick reads, humor, and many others. Use these unconventional, sometimes whimsical, reading lists to identify read-alikes rooted in shared appeal features or in the specific characteristics on which the lists are based. You can also post individual lists on your library Web site, put them in your newsletter, or use them for patron handouts to encourage circulation and reading. Historical fiction readers and fans looking for new reading material will enjoy browsing through this book and using it for checklists or reading plans. Readers' advisors who wish to better acquaint themselves with the genre and its newer publications, particularly in terms of appeal features, will find it useful as well A great new approach to one of today's hottest genres --historical fiction. Hooper categorizes and describes hundreds of popular historical fiction titles--not according to places or time periods or subgenres, but according to their underlying appeal features, and under topics and themes you'll never find in the library catalog--women with true grit, greatest war stories, the corridors of power, royalty rules, humor, nostalgic and elegiac historical fiction, quick reads, history's forgotten heroes, and many others. More than 400 of the best and most current historical fiction titles are covered, with some popular classics also included. For each title, there is bibliographic information and a lively plot summary designed to spark reader interest. These unconventional, sometimes whimsical, reading lists can be used to identify read-alikes rooted in shared appeal features or in the specific characteristics on which the lists are based. You can post specific lists on your library Web site, put them in your newsletter, or use them for patron handouts to encourage circulation and reading. Historical fiction readers and fans looking for new reading material will enjoy browsing through this book and using it for checklists, reading plans, or as a book club resource. Readers' advisors who wish to better acquaint themselves with the genre and its newer publications, particularly in terms of appeal features, will find it useful as well. In fact, libraries will want to order multiple copies--one for the readers' advisor and reference desk, and one for the circulating collection.

The Slow Book Revolution Creating A New Culture Of Reading On College Campuses And Beyond

Author: Meagan Lacy
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610697162
Size: 11,81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college campus libraries as well as public and high school libraries, with the ultimate goals of encouraging pensive reading habits and creating a lifelong enjoyment of books. • Explains how you can address your users' growing needs for sustained reflection and authentic connection • Shows how leading and promoting the Slow Book movement adds new value to your library • Presents examples and advice that you can use and adapt to lead the Slow Book movement at your library • Shows ways in which academic, public, and school librarians can form partnerships for literacy outreach programs

Read On Crime Fiction

Author: Barry Trott
Editor: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591583738
Size: 15,90 MB
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Presents a guide to detective and mystery fiction arranged by such characteristics as mood, character, setting, and language.

Author: Robert B. Cialdini
Editor: العبيكان للنشر
ISBN: 9960547469
Size: 11,46 MB
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التأثير, الكتاب الكلاسيكي حول عملية الإقناع, يشرح مبادئ علم النفس التي تقف وراء قول الناس «نعم» لأي طلب كان, كما يشرح كيفية تطبيق فهم هذه المبادئ. الدكتور روبرت سيالديني مدرّس خبير في حقلي التأثير والإقناع المتناميين بسرعة. إن هذا الكتاب الذي ينظر إليه في الأوساط العلمية نظرة مرموقة جداً؛ فهو حصيلة خمس وثلاثين سنة من الأبحاث الدقيقة المعتمدة على الأدلة القوية، إضافة إلى برنامج استمر ثلاث سنوات من الدراسة الميدانية لما يدفع الناس إلى تغيير سلوكهم. سوف نتعلم المبادئ الستة الأساسية, وكيف نستعملها كي نصبح مهرة في فن الإقناع- وكيف ندافع عن أنفسنا ضد من يحاول أن يستغلنا بإقناعنا بما يريد. هذا الكتاب مثالي لجميع الناس العاملين في جميع نواحي الحياة. سوف تغيّر مبادئ التأثيرشخصيتك تغييراً إيجابياً قوياً وتقودك نحو النجاح. العبيكان للنشر