Young People's Books in Series

Fiction and Non-Fiction, 1975-1991

Author: Judith K. Rosenberg

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited


Category: Reference

Page: 424

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Provides annotated entries for series appealing to readers in grades 3-12

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries

Author: Scott Kennedy

Publisher: American Library Association


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

View: 230

An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for those academic and public libraries that can't buy everything but want the best for their patrons

Tech-Savvy Reading Promotion: A Toolbox for Librarians and Other Educators

Author: Nancy J. Keane

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 152

View: 901

Unleash new possibilities for reading promotion and readers' advisory with these technological tools that can help you to catch the interest of young readers and direct them toward positive reading experiences. • Introduces users to effective new tools for promoting reading and providing readers' advisory services • Helps educators to meet learners in the online environments they frequent • Supports independent reading

Turning the Pages of American Girlhood

The Evolution of Girls’ Series Fiction, 1865–1930

Author: Emily Hamilton-Honey

Publisher: McFarland


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

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Alternating chapters of historical background and literary analysis, this study argues that postbellum series books inspired young women by illustrating the ways in which girls could participate in social change, whether through church societies, benevolent organizations, educational institutions or political groups. By 1900, however, the socialization of series heroines had shifted to the consumer marketplace, where girls could develop personality and taste through their purchases. Both models had benefits: Religious faith and political activism gave young women moral power within their communities; consuming gave them opportunities to indulge individual desires and often to socialize in public without adult oversight. This work adds to the existing scholarship on girls’ culture not only by examining the beginnings of series fiction for girls and the models of womanhood it presented but also by tracing the shifting social ideologies of girlhood throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Dangerous Tides

Number 4 in series

Author: Christine Feehan

Publisher: Hachette UK


Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 292

Dr. Libby Drake is sensible and practical. To her more adventurous sisters, she's always been the 'good girl'. Certainly not the kind to attract the attention of a genius like Ty Derrick - until a tragic accident leaves the handsome biochemist at her mercy. Acting on her uncanny ability to heal, she awakens in Ty his own long-suppressed desires. But he's not the only man with designs on Libby Drake. Her miraculous and selfless power has also captured the attention of a dangerously influential admirer. He's pursuing the elementally gifted beauty for his own wicked purpose. And he's willing to go to deadly lengths to make it happen.