New Books - August, 2009

New books for the week of August 31

SILS Collection

Hardesty, Larry L. editor. The role of the library in the first college year. Columbia, SC : National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, 2007. (Z711.25.C65 R65 2007)

Jerrard, Jane; foreword by Denise Davis, Office for Research and Statistics. Crisis in employment : a librarian's guide to helping job seekers. Chicago : American Library Association, 2009. (Z711.92.U53 J47 2009)

Syré, Ludger. Dichternachlässe : literarische Sammlungen und Archive in den Regionalbibliotheken von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Frankfurt am Main : Klostermann, 2009. (PT155 .D534 2009)

Martin, Barbara Stein. Fundamentals of school library media management : a how-to-do-it manual. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2009. (Z675.S3 M27345 2009)

Matsumoto, Yukihiro ; with translated text by David L. Reynolds, Jr. Ruby in a nutshell : a desktop quick reference. Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, c2002. (TK5105.888 .M44 2002)

Ruby catalog link

Ruby is a genuine attempt to combine the best of everything in the scripting world. Yukihiro Matsumoto, creator of Ruby and author of this book, designed Ruby with the strengths and capabilities of all the major scripting languages in mind. Ruby in a Nutshell covers all of Ruby's built-in features and standard bundled libraries. It address everything from command-line options, syntax, built-in variables, and functions to the many commonly used classes and modules.

NSF Workshop on Information Seeking Support Systems (2008 : Chapel Hill, N.C.) Information seeking support systems : an invitational workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation ; June 26-27, 2008, Chapel Hill, NC USA. [Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. School of Information and Library Science, 2009]. (ZA3075 .N79 2009)


Working together or apart : promoting the next generation of digital scholarship : report of a workshop cosponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Washington, D.C. : Council on Library and Information Resources, c2009. (AZ195 .W675 2009)


Juvenile Collection

Andersen, Hans Christian; adapted and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. The nightingale. New York : Phyllis Fogelman Books, c2002. (JE Pinkney)


Branley, Franklyn M.; illustrated by Molly Coxe. The Big Dipper. New York : HarperCollins, 1991. (J593.8 Branley)

Branley, Franklyn M.; illustrated by James Grahm Hale. Down comes the rain. New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 1997. (J551.57 Branley)


Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker ; illustrated by Paul Meisel. Forces make things move. New York : HarperCollins, c2005. (J531.6 Bradley)

Bunting,Eve ; illustrated by David Diaz. December. San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1997. (JE Bunting)


Cox, Judy. Go to sleep, Groundhog!. New York : Holiday House, c2003. (JE Cox)

Go to Sleep, Groundhog catalog link

Poor Groundhog just can't sleep. He tosses. He turns. Finally, he gets out of bed and goes exploring. Outside his burrow he finds amazing sights he has never seen before: glowing jack-o'-lanterns, gobbling turkeys, and sparkling holiday lights. But shouldn't Groundhog be in bed? With no sleep how will he be able to get up for his big day?

Doyle, Malachy; illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli. The Barefoot book of fairy tales. Bath : Barefoot Books, 2005. (J398.2 Doyle)


Greenwald, Kellie. Kellie's book : the art of the possible. Windsor, CA : Rayve Productions, c2008. (J362.1 Greenwald)

Greive, Bradley Trevor. Friends to the end for kids : the true value of friendship. Kansas, Mo. : Andrews McMeel ;[London : Simon & Schuster [distributor], c2006. (J177.62 Greive)


Ellen Jackson ; illustrated by Kevin O'Malley. Cinder Edna. New York : Mulberry Books, 1998, c1994. (J Jackson)


Kipling, Rudyard ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. The jungle book : the Mowgli stories. New York : William Morrow, c1995. (J Kipling)

The Jungle Book catalog link

Mowgli's days are filled with danger, wonder, and excitement. He learns the ways of the jungle from the bear, Baloo, and is rescued from the Monkey-People by the mighty python, Kaa. Yet, someday he must face his enemy--Shere Khan the tiger. Here are all of Kipling's Mowgli stories, plus the tale of Rikki-tikki-tavi.


Lowell, Susan; illustrated by Jane Manning. Cindy Ellen : a wild western Cinderella. New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2000. (JE Lowell)

Maestro, Betsy; illustrated by Loretta Krupinski. Why do leaves change color? New York, NY : HarperCollins, 1994. (J582.16 Maestro)

McCully, Emily Arnold. The ballot box battle. New York : Knopf, 1998. (J324.6 McCully)

McNaughton, Colin. We're off to look for aliens. Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2008. (JE McNaughton)

Orgel, Doris; illustrated by Meilo So. The cat's tale : why the years are named for animals. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2008. (J Orgel)

Otto, Carolyn; illustrated by Megan Lloyd. What color is camouflage? New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1996. (J591.57 Otto)

Patricelli, Leslie. Higher! higher! Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick; London : Walker [distributor], 2009. (JE Patricelli)

Pfeffer, Wendy; illustrated by Holly Keller. From tadpole to frog. New York : HarperCollins, c1994. (J597.8 Pfeffer)


Pinkney, Gloria Jean ; illustrations by Jerry Pinkney, Brian Pinkney, and Myles C. Pinkney. In the forest of your remembrance : thirty-three goodly news tellings for the whole family. New York : Phyllis Fogelman Books, c2001. (J277.3 Pinkney)

In the Forest of Your Remembrance catalog link

In a personal journey of remembrances, Gloria Jean Pinkney shows how she came to recognize the many miraculous events in her life. This heartfelt work offers an inspiring call for her readers to enter their own "Forest of Remembrance." A book to be shared with the whole family, this spiritual memoir is also a family project. Ms. Pinkney's husband, Jerry, and two of their sons, Brian and Myles, provide illustrations, with each artist using a different medium.


Rockwell, Anne F. Clouds. New York : Collins, c2008. (J551.57 Rockwell)


Thimmesh, Catherine. Girls think of everything : stories of ingenious inventions by women. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000. (J609.22 Thimmesh)

Girls Think of Everything catalog link

In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie). What inspired these women, and just how did they turn their ideas into realities?


Uribe, Verónica; translated by Susan Ouriou. Little book of fairy tales. Toronto : Groundwood Books, c2004. (J863 Uribe)

Wong, Janet S. This next New Year. New York : Frances Foster Books, 2000. (JE Wong)


Graphic Novels

Carrillo, Tony. F minus. Kansas City [Mo.] : Andrews McMeel Pub., c2007. (Graphic Carrillo)


Pastis, Stephan. Nighthogs : a Pearls before swine collection. Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel, c2005. (Graphic Pastis)


Pastis, Stephan. Sgt. Piggy's lonely hearts club comic : a Pearls before swine treasury. Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel, c2004. (Graphic Pastis)

Sgt. Piggy's Lonely Hearts Club Comic catalog link

Sgt. Piggy is full of surprises. Cartoonist Stephan Pastis takes readers on a VIP backstage tour of one of the most successful new comic strips in newspapers today.In Sgt. Piggy, Pastis explains the genesis of Pearls (hint: it didn't begin at an artist's easel), why he was initially reluctant to show it to newspaper syndicates (and the surprising reason he changed his mind), the unexpected responses from readers to his work (oh, the letters), which Pearls strips worked and which ones didn't (and how he would have corrected the ones that didn't). The result is a rare and revealing glimpse into the world of Rat and Pig, Goat and Zebra. Full of humor and insight, sardonic asides and unexpected truths, Sgt. Piggy's Lonely Hearts Club Comic is a book that comics fans everywhere can enjoy anytime-even when they're 64.


Pastis, Stephan. The ratvolution will not be televised : a Pearls before swine collection. Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel, c2006. (Graphic Pastis)

Pastis, Stephan. The crass menagerie : a Pearls before swine treasury. Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel, c2008. (Graphic Pastis)


Pastis, Stephan. Lions and tigers and crocs, oh my! : a Pearls before swine treasury. Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel, c2006. (Graphic Pastis)

Seth. George Sprott : 1894-1975 : a picture novella. Montreal : Drawn and Quarterly ;New York : Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2009. (Graphic Seth)


Spiegelman, Art & Françoise Mouly editors. Folklore & fairy tale funnies. New York : HarperCollins, c2000. (Graphic J Spiegelman)

Folklore and Fairy Tale Funnies catalog link

Innovative cartoonist and renowned children's book artists from around the world have gathered to bring you the magic of fairy tales through the wonder of comics. The stories range from old favorites to new discoveries, from the profound to the silly. A treat for all ages, these picture stories unlock the enchanted door into the pleasures of books and reading!

Stearn, Ted. Fuzz & Pluck : Splitsville. Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics, c2008. (Graphic Stern)


Tomorrow, Tom. The future's so bright I can't bear to look. New York : Nation Books, 2008. (Graphic Tomorrow)

Tomorrow, Tom. Hell in a handbasket : dispatches from the country formerly known as America. New York : J.P. Tarcher/Penguin, c2006. (Graphic Tomorrow)

Van Hamme, Jean ; illustrated by Aymond. Here's to Suzie! Ashford : Cinebook, 2008. (Graphic Van Hamme)

Ware, Chris. The ACME Novelty Library. Fall/winter 2008, number 19. Oak Park, Ill. : ACME Novelty Library ; Distributed in the United States by Drawn & Quarterly Books, c2008. (Graphic Ware)

Yokoyama, Yuichi. Travel. Brooklyn, NY : PictureBox, c2008. (Graphic Yokoyama)


New books for the week of 10 August, 2009

SILS Collection

Balkin, Al. Tune up to literacy: original songs and activities for kids. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009. (Z718.3 .B35 2009)

Cannataro, Mario. Handbook of research on computational grid technologies for life sciences, biomedicine, and healthcare. Hershey, PA: Medical Information Science Reference, 2009. (QH324.2 .H3576 2009)

Chang, Leah L. Into print: the production of female authorship in early modern France. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2009. (Z305 .C543 2009)

Cardoso, Jorge & Wil van der Aalst. Handbook of research on business process modeling. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2009. (HF5548.2 .H3626 2009)

King, William R. Planning for information systems. Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe, 2009. (HD30.213 .P53 2009)

Koh, S.C. Lenny & Stuart Maguire. Information and communication technologies management in turbulent business environments. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2009. (HD30.2 .K646 2009)

Maret, Susan L. & Jan Goldman. Government secrecy: classic and contemporary readings. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2009. (JK468.S4 G68 2009)

Messner, Patricia A. & Brenda S. Copeland. Every day reading incentives. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2009. (LB1573 .M453 2009)

Every Day Reading Incentives catalog link

Popular authors and presenters, Pat Messner and Brenda Copeland provide worksheets, reproducible patterns and related reading based activities linked to school curriculums to get students interested in reading and in reading more every day. All ideas have been kid tested and work to encourage reading through easy every day activities rather than huge school wide projects.

Nancy, Jean-Luc. On the commerce of thinking: of books and bookstores. New York: Fordham University Press, 2008. (Z278 .N3613 2009)

Owen-Crocker, Gale R. Working with Anglo-saxon manuscripts. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2009. (Z106.5.G72 E43 2009)

Piper, Andrew. Dreaming in books: the making of the bibliographic imagination in the Romantic age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. (Z286.L58 P57 2009)

Smith, Henrietta M. The Coretta Scott King awards, 1970-2009. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009. (PS153.N5 C674 2009)

Song, Ronggong; Larry Korba; & George Yee. Trust in E-services: technologies, practices and challenges. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Pub., 2007. (HF5548.32 .T745 2007)

Song (National Research Council Canada) provides readers with an overview of trust in e-services, with work on the latest research and practices in trust management, evaluation approaches, mechanisms for building trust in e-services, and trust design methodologies. A section on trust concepts and challenges contains a unified taxonomy framework of trust, a survey of trust use and modeling in real online systems, and a discussion of legal challenges of online reputation systems.

Zhang, Xiaoling & Yongnian Zheng. China's information and communications technology revolution: social changes and state responses. London; New York: Routledge, 2009. (HC430.I55 C455 2009)

Juvenile Collection

Branley, Franklyn M. & Giulio Maestro. Sunshine makes the seasons. New York: Crowell, 1985.

Branley, Franklyn M. & True Kelley. What makes a magnet? New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1996.

Clack, Barbra. The Pledge of Allegiance. Albany, Tex.: Bright Sky Press, 2005.

Dorros, Arthur. Ant cities. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1987.

Dorros, Arthur. Feel the wind. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1989.

Evans, Walker & Cynthia Rylant. Something permanent. San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1994.

Something Permanent catalog link

The photographs of Walker Evans tell stories of ordinary people living in America in the extraordinary time of the Great Depression. Cynthia Rylant's poetry about the photographs offers a new voice in the telling, celebrating the beauty of life lived in extreme circumstances.

Gardner, Sally. The red necklace: a story of the French Revolution. New York: Dial Books, 2008.

Gelber, Lisa & Jody Roberts. P is for peanut: a photographic ABC. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007.

Hughes, Langston & Charles R. Smith Jr. My people. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ginee seo books, 2009.

My People catalog link

Langston Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Charles R. Smith Jr. interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today.

Hurwitz, Johanna & Jerry Pinkney. New shoes for Silvia. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1993.

Jacques, Brian & David Elliot. High Rhulain. New York: Philomel Books, 2005.

Kipling, Rudyard & Jerry Pinkney. Rikki-tikki-tavi. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1997.

Lester, Julius & Jerry Pinkney. Black cowboy, wild horses: a true story. New York: Dial Books, 1998.

Nye, Naomi Shihab. What have you lost? New York, N.Y.: HarperTempest, 1999.

What Have You Lost catalog link

This collection of 140 poems reflect on the provocative question posed by the title of this book, and includes poems by a shoe, a house, a father, innocence, and more.

Riggs, Stephanie & Bill Youmans. Never sell yourself short. Morton Grove, Ill.: Albert Whitman and Co., 2001.

Ritter, John H. Over the wall. New York: Philomel Books, 2000.

Showers, Paul & Loretta Lustig. Where does the garbage go? New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1974.

Sullivan, Otha Richard. African American women scientists and inventors. New York: Wiley, 2002.

African American Women Scientists and Inventors catalog link

Sullivan once headed Detroit's program to infuse African American history into the public school curriculum. Here he profiles 25 black American woman who have made significant contributions to science and technology, explaining that many, many more are utterly unknown because first of legal bans on granting patents to slaves and later because of social constraints on women. His message to black school girls is that just because they have not heard of black women scientists does not mean that the profession is closed to them.

Walburg, Lori & James Bernardin. The legend of the candy cane. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Pub., 1997.

Graphic Novels

Casarosa, Enrico. The Venice chronicles: a travelogue in pencil, watercolor and varying shades of silliness. United States: Ateliér Fio; Distributed in the United States and Canada by Adhouse Books, 2008.

The Venice Chronicles catalog link

The Venice Chronicles - a travelogue in pencil, watercolor and varying shades of silliness. Hardcover,144 full-color pages, by Pixar artist Enrico Casarosa. Take a stroll through the side streets and canals of Venice in this colorful graphic novel, meeting at the intersection between Carnet De Voyage and Love Story.

Freeman, Don. Skitzy: the story of Floyd W. Skitzafroid. Montréal: Drawn & Quarterly, 2008.

Jacques, Brian & Bret Blevins. Redwall: the graphic novel. New York: Philomel Books, 2007.

Redwall catalog link

It was meant to be: The classic fantasy adventure that began the Redwall phenomenon is finally available in a cool graphic format. Illustrated by renowned comics artist Bret Blevins, Redwall: The Graphic Novel brings to life all the battles, all the heroes, and all the villains in a fun new format perfect for reluctant readers, those just entering the Redwall world, or the countless existing fans of the series.

Vasquez, Jhonen. Squee's wonderful big giant book of unspeakable horrors. San Jose, CA: Slave Labor Graphics, 1998.


New books for the week of 3 August, 2009

SILS Collection

Abrams, Rhonda & Paul Barrow. The successful business plan: secrets & strategies. Chichester, UK; Hoboken, NJ: Capstone, 2008. (HD62.5 .A344 2008)

Abresch, John. Integrating geographic information systems into library services: a guide for academic libraries. Hershey: Information Science Pub., 2008. (Z688.G33 I58 2008)

Integrating Geographic Information Systems Into Library Services: a Guide for Academic Libraries catalog link

Map librarians, once the keepers of large flat files and fat books, have also become the shepherds of the new technologies that have created a digital and global spatial information structure. Along with the many opportunities come technical, legal and institutional challenges in collection development, reference and research services, cataloging, accessibility and standards.

Gallagher, Kelly. Readicide: how schools are killing reading and what you can do about it. Portland, Me.: Stenhouse Publishers, 2009. (LB1050 .G25 2009)

Goodall, Deborah. Browsing in public libraries. Loughborough, Eng.: Library and Information Statistics Unit, 1989. (Z711 .G66 1989)

Hartley, John & Kelly McWilliam. Story circle: digital storytelling around the world. Chichester, U.K.; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. (QA76.76.I59 S785 2009)

Hawamdeh, Suliman; Kimberly Stauss; & Franz Barachini. Knowledge management: competencies and professionalism. Singapore; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2008. (HD30.2 .I5566 2008)

Hsu, Cheng. Service science: design for scaling and transformation. Singapore; Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific, 2009. (TA174 .H78 2009)

Service Science catalog link

What is the big story about service? What are the main research problems in service? What does "a connected world" mean? Does service require a different kind of design science? What will be the next waves of the Web? How to support universal value co-creation? How to unite Cyberspace wilt physical space? Is it feasible to connect information resources everywhere? To answer these questions, the book presents and substantiates a digital connections scaling (DCS) model, complete with a population-oriented design paradigm and a new class of microeconomic production functions to explain the paths of transformation into the future - one of the most original results today.

Mortensen, Dennis R. Yahoo! Web analytics: tracking, reporting, and analyzing for data-driven insights. Indianapolis, Ind.: Wiley Pub., 2009. (TK5105.885.Y34 M67 2009)

Ndalianis, Angela. The contemporary comic book superhero. New York: Routledge, 2009. (PN6725 .C65 2009)

Quinn, Michael J. Ethics for the information age. Boston: Pearson Addison Wesley, 2009. (QA76.9.M65 Q56 2009)

Stead, Alan. Information rights in practice: the non-legal professional's guide. London: Facet, 2008. (KD3756 .S74 2008)

Yate, Martin. Knock 'em dead 2009: the ultimate job search guide. Avon, Mass.: Adams Media, 2008. (HF5383 .Y38 2008)

Yate, Martin. Knock 'em dead cover letters: great letter techniques and samples for every step of your search. Avon, Mass.: Adams Media, 2008. (HF5383 .Y378 2008)

Yate, Martin. Knock 'em dead résumés: smart advice to make your online and paper résumés more productive. Avon, Mass.: Adams Media, 2008. (HF5383 .Y38 2008)

Juvenile Collection

Bloom, Steve & David Henry Wilson. Elephants: a book for children with 80 color photographs. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2008.

Elephants catalog link

A glorious visual safari for children by best-selling photographer Steve Bloom. From Babar to Dumbo, the elephant has long fascinated children as well as their parents. Here, eighty stunning photographs encompass every aspect of the elephant's life and world: elephants big and small, African and Asian, in the wild and domesticated, at play and at rest.

Branley, Franklyn M. & Arthur Dorros. What makes day and night. New York: Crowell, 1986.

Carter, David A. & James Diaz. The elements of pop-up: a pop-up book for aspiring paper engineers. New York: Little Simon, 1999.

The Elements of Pop-Up catalog link

Here at last is the definitive book on how to make a pop-up. Every aspect of the creation of a pop-up, known as paper engineering, is clearly and thoroughly covered. All types of parallel folds, angle folds, wheels, and pull tabs are accurately detailed verbally and visually, flat and in dimension. Also included is a history of pop-ups and a step-by-step photographic essay on how a pop-up is made from start to finish. This guided tour is perfect for aspiring pop-up creators, paper engineers, students, and appreciators of this unique art form.

Harper, Charley. ABCs. Los Angeles: AMMO Books, 2008.

Hawes, Judy & Mary Ann Fraser. Why frogs are wet. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.

Lasky, Kathryn. The coming of Hoole. New York: Scholastic, 2006.

Marzollo, Jean & Jerry Pinkney. Pretend you're a cat. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1990.

Morrissey, Tricia & Kong Lee. Hiss! pop! boom!: celebrating Chinese New Year. San Francisco, CA: ThingsAsian Press, 2006.

O'Neill, Peggy & Denise Freeman. Little Squarehead. Bellevue, WA: Illumination Arts Pub., 2001.

Sands, Emily. Egyptology: search for the tomb of Osiris: being the journal of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2004.

Shakespeare, William. The taming of the shrew. New York: Workman Pub., 2001.

Graphic Novels

Lapp, Dave. Drop-in. Montreal: Conundrum Press, 2008.

McCay, Winsor. Little Sammy Sneeze. Palo Alto: Sunday Press, 2007.

Ware, Chris. The Acme novelty library: number 18. Chicago, IL: Acme Novelty Library; distributed in the U.S. by Drawn and Quarterly Books and Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2007.

Warren, Adam. Empowered. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Books, 2007.

Empowered catalog link

Not only is costumed crime fighter "Empowered" saddled with a less-than-ideal superhero name, but she wears a skintight and cruelly revealing "supersuit" that only magnifies her body-image insecurities. Worse yet, the suit's unreliable powers are prone to failure, repeatedly leaving her in appallingly distressing situations... and giving her a shameful reputation as the lamest "cape" in the masks-and-tights business.


New books for the week of 27 July, 2009

SILS Collection

Abel, Jessica & Matt Madden. Drawing words & writing pictures: making comics: manga, graphic novels, and beyond. New York: First Second, 2008. (NC1764 .A24 2008)

Drawing Words and Writing pictures catalog link

"Drawing Words and Writing Pictures" is a course on comic creation - for college classes or for independent study - that centers on storytelling and concludes with making a finished comic. With chapters on lettering, story structure, and panel layout, the fifteen lessons offered - each complete with homework, extra credit activities and supplementary reading suggestions - provide a solid introduction for people interested in making their own comics.

Avila, Salvador. Crash course in serving Spanish-speakers. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2008. (Z711.92.H56 A95 2008)

Crash Course in Serving Spanish-Speakers catalog link

Coverage includes an overview of the cultural characteristics that shape the Spanish-speaking community; who is obligated to provide services to Spanish-speakers; when, where, why and how libraries should provide services to Spanish-speakers; outreach; essential services; examples of successful programs from around the U.S.; marketing and public relations efforts; Internet resources for Spanish-speakers; and findings from surveys of Spanish-speakers about their perspectives on reading.

Carlson, Chris & Ellen Brosnahan. Guiding students into information literacy: strategies for teachers and teacher-librarians. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2009. (ZA3075 .C3557 2009)

Salisbury, Martin. Illustrating children's books: creating pictures for publication. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2004. (NC965 .S23 2004)

Illustrating Children's Books catalog link

"Illustrating Children's Books" shows you how to create beautiful artwork for children. It examines the approaches taken by advanced-level students and leading artists, and describes how their ideas evolve from start to finish. Sketches and annotations reveal the techniques of successful children's illustrators and explain how to tackle fantasy, fairytale, realism, and nature drawings.

Juvenile Collection

Sabuda, Robert. America the beautiful: a pop-up book. New York: Little Simon, 2004.

America the Beautiful catalog link

Master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has interpreted the classic American anthem "America the Beautiful" in dazzling dimension. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Mount Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty, America has never looked more spectacular. This stunning keepsake masterpiece will be shared and admired by generations to come; indeed it is a national treasure in and of itself.

Graphic Novels