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Title:
Encourage reading from the start : essays, articles, and interviews from the field
Author:
Scales, Pat R., author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2018.
Physical Description:
xii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
A past-president of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), Scales has long been a champion for children's reading issues. This collection gathers her most popular editorials, feature articles, and author interviews from the pages of Book Links magazine.

A past-president of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and longtime spokesperson for First Amendment issues as they relate to children and young adults, for several decades Scales has been a tireless champion for children's reading in all its richness and diversity. This collection gathers her most popular editorials, feature articles, and author interviews from the pages of BookLinks magazine. Filled with stimulating ideas for school and public librarians, this book spotlights compelling editorial columns that cover the core values of ALA, including democracy, privacy, and diversity; includes interviews with popular authors such as Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Graham Salisbury, Elana K. Arnold, Angela Cerrito, and many others; and features essays on reading trends and classroom discussion topics, with annotated bibliographies. These interesting and engaging pieces will inspire all those who work with young readers -- Provided by publisher.
General Note:
"A Booklist publication."

The articles, essays and interviews included in this volume are a selection of the author's contributions to Book Links magazine.
Language:
English
Contents:
How reading shapes us -- What history tells us -- Where science leads us -- When art inspires us -- How freedom to read defines us.
ISBN:
9780838916506
Format :
Book