Worth a Look

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Worth a Look


Gillespie, John, Teacher Librarian


Best books for young teen readers: Grades 7-10.

A continuation of Gillespie's Best books for children, this hefty resource provides an annotated list of more than 11,000 titles, arranged by genre and subject. Fiction titles are grouped in 13 categories, such as "Adventure and survival stories" and "Contemporary life and problems." Ten subject groups are extensively subdivided. Each entry is numbered for quick access by multiple indexes, and includes recommended grade level, review sources and pricing. Indexed separately by author, title and subject/grade level.

(Bowker-Greenwood, 2000. 1066 pp. $65.00 0-8352-4264-1)

Earth sciences: Curriculum resources and activities for school librarians and teachers

Life sciences: Curriculum resources and activities for school librarians and teachers

Physical sciences: Curriculum resources and activities for school librarians and teachers

Amy Bain, Janet Richer and Janet Weckman

The three volumes in this collection of teaching kits contain resource lists, reading selections and activities that can be combined to create thematic science units for Grades K-8. Arranged by subject, with key scientific concepts covered organized by three groups of grade levels. Each chapter includes lists of teaching resources, related fiction, additional resources and hands-on science, writing and art activities to help students learn the scientific method and build learning across the curriculum. Indexed.

(Teacher Ideas Press, 2001. Earth sciences: 165 pp. $37.50. 1-56308-678-6. Life sciences: 293 pp. $49.00. 1-56308-679-4. Physical sciences: 145 pp. $35.00. 1-56308-680-8. Three-volume set: $99.00. 1-56308-896-7)

Excel@HTML: Introduction to HTML [DVD]

Paul DeMaio and Mark Reilly

Web page creation tutorial on DVD provides an interactive learning environment with the entertaining Standard Deviants as guides. Topics covered include hyperlinks, browsers, markup language, and web page creation using links, images, tables and more. Covers design issues, servers and uploading, including FTP. Includes quizzes and multiple-choice tests. Grades 4-8.

(Cerebellum Corp, 2001.52 minutes. $19.99. 1-58198-371-9)

Extreme searcher's guide to Web search engines: A handbook for the serious searcher 2nd edition

Randolph Hock

Evaluates several popular search engines, including Google, Hotbot, Lycos and Yahoo, and meta-search tools such as Dogpile and Search.com. Provides search engine history, retrieval and ranking and more, and a review of search strategies, including an explanation of Boolean logic, truncation, nesting, proximity and field searching. Each search engine entry includes an overview, index size and discussion of search capabilities, search features, results listings and other options. Includes glossary and index. Grades 7-12.

(CyberAge, 2001. 241 pp. $24.95. 0-910965-47-1)

Intellectual freedom manual 6th edition

American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom

Updated edition offers guidance on developing policies, including Internet use policies, dealing with challenges and pressure groups and promoting access to information. Articles discuss the Internet, filtering, student privacy and "School libraries and the courts." Includes ALA Code of Ethics, a revised Freedom to Read statement, bibliography and index.

(ALA, 2002. 434 pp. $$45.00. 0-8389-3519-2)

Lesbian and gay voices: An annotated bibliography and guide to literature for children and young adults

Frances Day

Aimed at librarians and educators, this resource lists more than 275 titles that meet the author's criteria for evaluating books with homosexual content. …

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