Farmer, Lesley S. J. Teen girls and technology: what's the problem, what's the solution? New York: Teachers College Press; Chicago, IL: ALA Editions, 2008.
Farmer (coordinator, Librarianship Program, California State University) provides a framework that teachers, librarians, youth workers, and parents can use to empower girls to succeed in today's technology-rich world. Drawing on the work of experts in psychology, sociology, technology, and education, she describes school and after- school programs that have instilled confidence in teen girls and increased their interest in technology-based careers. She also describes fun learning activities designed specifically for girls that are on based on their developmental needs and interests.
Frolund, Tina. The official YALSA awards guidebook. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2008.
Gomm, Roger. Social research methodology: a critical introduction. Basingstoke, England; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.Johnson, Barbara L.
Book scouting: how to turn your love for books into profit. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1981.
King, Andrew B. Website optimization. Farnham: O'Reilly, 2008.
Król, Dariusz & Ngoc Thanh Nguyen. Intelligence integration in distributed knowledge management. Hershey: Information Science Reference, 2009.
Lewis, Roy Harley. The book browser's guide to secondhand and antiquarian bookshops. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles, 1982.
Lockyer, Suzanne; Claire Creaser; & J. Eric Davies. Availability of accessible publications. Loughborough: LISU Department of Information Science, 2005.
Myers, Robin; Michael Harris; & Giles Mandelbrote. Fairs, markets and the itinerant book trade. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press; London: British Library, 2007.
Polastron, Lucien X. Books on fire: the tumultuous story of the world's great libraries. London: Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Shoup, Kate. Internet visual quick tips. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley; Chichester: John Wiley, 2008.
Silverman, Al. The time of their lives : the golden age of great American book publishers, their editors, and authors. New York: Truman Talley Books, 2008.
Skinn, Dez. Comic art now: the very best in contemporary comic art and illustration. New York, NY: Collins Design: Distributed throughout North America by HarperCollins, 2008.
Comic art has finally reached acceptance as a legitimate and important art form in its own right, and is a source of inspiration for musicians, fashion designers, and Hollywood directors. In Comic Art Now, some of its finest exponents are gathered together for the first time in a volume that reveals the diversity and rich talent that abounds in this visually thrilling artform. The book showcases the top contemporary comic artists, whether they are established professionals such as Bryan Talbot, John Cassady, Alex Ross, Sean Phillips, Chris Ware, Mike Mignola, Dave Gibbons, Brendan McCarthy, and Frank Cho, or hot new creators making waves in the industry, like Kaare Andrews, JG Jones, Jason, and Steve McNiven.
For those who want to learn more about a favorite fantasy author or browse to see what looks interesting in the genre, librarians Stevens (George Mason U.) and Salo (U. of Wisconsin system) feature some 100 contemporary and historical writers who have novels in print. Authors of graphic novels are included but not those who have primarily written films, TV shows, games, Web- based works, or contributed to/edited short story anthologies. Following an introduction to the genre, its subgenres, and a timeline, entries include a biographical sketch, major works, awards, and research sources, e.g., biographies, interviews, criticism, readers' guides, and Web sites. Fans of about 20 authors (e.g., J.K. Rowling) are referred to other authors they may enjoy.
Szewczak, Edward J. Selected readings on the human side of information technology. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2009.
DeLoach, Kathleen & Cathy Best. Daniel's world: a book about children with disabilities. Longview, Tex.: Three Moons Media, 2004.
Gosselin, Kim & Moss Freedman. Taking asthma to school. Plainview, NY: JayJo Books, 1998.
Gosselin, Kim & Terry Ravanelli. The ABC's of asthma: an asthma alphabet book for kids of all ages. Hawthorne, NY: JayJo Books, 1998.
Hopkins, Lee Bennett & Stacey Dressen-McQueen. Behind the museum door: poems to celebrate the wonders of museums. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007.
Lux, Carrie. Little brave ones: for children who battle cystic fibrosis. Charleston, S.C.: BookSurge, 2005.
Schneider, Elaine Ernst & Tom Dineen. Taking hearing impairment to school. Plainview, NY: JayJo Books, 2004.