Classic connections : turning teens on to great literature / Holly Koelling.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status|
|Clayton County Library System - Headquarters Library||R 027.626 KOELLING, HOLLY||31012001231578||REF||Available|
|Georgia Public Library Service - Georgia Public Library Service - Professional Collection||027.626 K779||50723010108336||STACKS||Available|
- ISBN: 1591580722 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9781591580720 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xxi, 405 p. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2004.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -383) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Laying the groundwork -- Making it happen.
|Summary, etc.:|| Getting teens to read, much less enjoy classic literary fiction is an on-going challenge for educators and librarians. However, Holly Koelling--author, YA librarian, and "booktalker extraordinaire"-offers a variety of techniques for rising to that challenge and successfully selecting, presenting, and connecting teens with great literature in the library and in school. This book defines "classics" and discusses why they are important, then provides a step-by-step process for finding the "hooks" that attract teens, educating yourself about classic literature, and motivating and inspiring readers. This is an upbeat, information-packed guide that anyone working with teen readers will refer to again and again. Learn how to attract, motivate, and inspire teens to read and appreciate great classic literature. A practical guide, packed with ideas, techniques, and booklists.
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