Librarian's Library: Great Lists of Great Reads
Muller, Karen, American Libraries
Each January, librarians, publishers, parents ... and. well, anyone who has an interest in books and reading ... await the announcement of the Youth Media Awards at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. While awards help us define the criteria for "good" books, the lists of winners and notables are just a few of the readers' advisory tools avail able to help us learn about books and other library media so we can guide readers of all ages to the most appropriate resources, whether award-winning or not.
Among our ever-expanding choices are the extremely popular genres of graphic novels, manga, and street literature--all of which may be out of your comfort zone but are nevertheless worth learning about.
Advise and …
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Publication information: Article title: Librarian's Library: Great Lists of Great Reads. Contributors: Muller, Karen - Author. Magazine title: American Libraries. Volume: 43. Issue: 1-2 Publication date: January-February 2012. Page number: 80+. © 1984 American Library Association. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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