School library journal's best : a reader for children's, young adult & school librarians / edited by Lillian N. Gerhardt ; compiled by Marilyn L. Miller & Thomas W. Downen.

A selection of articles published in "School Library Journal," magazine between 1954 and 1995, discussing a variety of issues of importance to children's, young adult, and school librarians.

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Other Authors: Gerhardt, Lillian N., Miller, Marilyn L. 1930-, Downen, Thomas W.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c1997.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Time of Growth The Early Years at SLJ / Margaret Saul Melcher
  • Spring for Selection / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Complacent Cliches / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Blush for Dr. Bell / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Selection "Guidelines" (Note Quotes) / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Moonshine / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Moonshine: Second Run / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Teeth for the "Professionally Nameless" / Lillian Gerhardt
  • How to Show the Queen / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Reluctant Market / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Sulking to Oblivion / Lillian Gerhardt
  • "Take Her Up Tenderly..." / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Dumb/Stupid Question / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Henny-Penny Lives / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Brooding on Billboards / Lillian Gerhardt
  • What's in a Name? Think About It / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Talking About ESEA / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Frances Henne
  • Standard Bearer 1906-1985 / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Appetite for Ignorance / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Ethical Back Talk / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Ethical Back Talk: I / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Ethical Back Talk: II / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Ethical Back Talk: III / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Ethical Back Talk: IV / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Quotable Quotes
  • School Library Project 2000 / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Philistines in the Inner City / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Choosing vs. Begging / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Not for Publication / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Marching on the Information Highway / Lillian Gerhardt
  • CashSpeak / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Big Names & Small Books / Lillian Gerhardt
  • Dream Come True A Guest Editorial / Mary V. Gaver
  • Shock
  • Past, Present, Future / Regina Minudri
  • You Need Good Libraries to Teach Reading Today / Nancy Larrick
  • What NDEA Has Done for School Libraries / Mary V. Gaver
  • Essence of Learning / Louis Shores
  • Timing the Young Barbarian / Margaret Edwards
  • Underway: The Knapp Project's First Year / Peggy Sullivan
  • In Full Swing / Peggy Sullivan
  • "The First Work of These Times" Statement from the Library Services Branch U.S. Office of Education
  • Revolution in Our Schools / John Fogarty
  • School Library: An Intellectual Force? / Mary V. Gaver
  • If That Don't Do No Good, That Won't Do No Harm / Sheila Egoff
  • Children's Services in a Time of Change / Pauline Wilson
  • Information Services in Central Children's Libraries / Mae M. Benne
  • School Library as the "Principal Locus" of Freedom of Inquiry / Eli M. Oboler
  • School Library Media Programs & Free Inquiry Learning / Daniel Callison
  • Performance Standards for SLM Centers: Taking the Initiative / Peggy Sullivan
  • Cognitive Development and Students' Research / Carol Collier Kuhlthau
  • Saying It Louder / Dorothy Butler
  • Vision of Librarianship / F. William Summers
  • Kids Need Libraries: School and Public Libraries Preparing the Youth of Today for the World of Tomorrow / Virginia H. Mathews, Judith G. Flum and Karen A. Whitney
  • What's in a Name? / Caroline Shepard
  • What Literature? / Michael Cart
  • Plight of the Native American / Rey Mickinock
  • Equals or Enemies / Lillian L. Shapiro
  • "There are no other children" / Eliza T. Dresang
  • Tomorrow's Scholars: Patterns of Facilities Use / Jacqueline C. Mancall and M. Carl Drott
  • Hispanics in the U.S.: Implications for Library Service / Esther Dyer and Concha Robertson-Kozan
  • Early Childhood Centers: Three Models / Ellin Greene
  • Home Schoolers: A Forgotten Clientele? / Jane A. Avner
  • Shining Stars: Public Library Service to Children in Shelters / Pam Carlson
  • "It's the Best Thing in the World!" Rural Children Talk About Reading / Constance A. Mellon
  • Reaching Out to Gay Teens / Carolyn Caywood
  • Young Adults Deserve the Best: Competencies for Librarians Serving Youth
  • Media Specialists and the Quest for Lifelong Learning / Carolyn Cain
  • Remarkable Women Anne Carroll Moore & Company / Margaret K. McElderry
  • Shared Responsibility / Barbara N. Kupetz
  • Fair Accompli / Sharon A. Ahern
  • Eroticism and the Art of Film / G. William Jones
  • Crisis Information Services to Youth A Lesson for Libraries? / Carolyn Forsman
  • Africana: Folklore Collections for Children / Gertrude B. Herman
  • Children's Books in Translation: facts and beliefs / Mary Orvig
  • Up for Discussion: From Jane to Germaine, With Love / Regina Minudri
  • Books for the Young Disabled Readers / Evelyn Goss Altemus
  • Toys and Games
  • "The First Reading Tool" / Edythe O. Cawthorne
  • Assorted Thoughts on Creative Authors and Artists / Ursula Nordstrom
  • Collecting Local History / Esther Perica
  • Extending School Programs Via Community Resource Files / Juanell S. Marks
  • Are we selecting for a generation of Skeptics / Kay E. Vandergrift
  • Pleasure Principle: Where Is It in Kids' Art Books? / Shirley M. Wilton
  • Acquiring Foreign Children's Books / Lucretia M. Harrison
  • It's Not Just a Game / Margaret Tassia
  • Sing Me A Story / Helen Gregory
  • Networking and School Library Media Programs / David R. Bender
  • Reading, Imagination, and Television / Dorothy G. Singer
  • Porter PL Makes the Cable TV Connection / Kathy Wendling
  • Cupboard is Bare: The Need to Expand Poetry Collections / Jeanne McLain Harms and Lucille J. Lettow
  • Visual Literacy & Children's Book: An Integrated Approach / David M. Considine
  • Sharing and Preserving Family Stories / Cynthia K. Dobrez
  • Reading Lifelines / Hazel Rochman
  • Technostress: Technology's Toll / Sandra Champion
  • Roadmap for Librarians / Marlyn Kemper
  • Mass Market Books: Their Place in the Library / Barbara A. Genco
  • Future Tense: Science Fiction Confronts the New Science / Janice Antczak
  • Juggling Popularity and Quality / Barbara A. Genco, Eleanor K. MacDonald and Betsy Hearne
  • Gay Information: Out of the Closet / Douglas Eric Anderson
  • CD-ROM and At-Risk Students / Roxanne Baxter Mendrinos
  • History Comes Alive The American Memory Project / F. K. Rottmann
  • Reading Images: Videos in the Library and Classroom / Kay E. Vandergrift and Jane Anne Hannigan
  • Periodicals by Fax: A Houston Experience / Dorcas Hand and Barbara Weathers
  • Bring the Museum to the Media Center / Beth Blenz-Clucas
  • Tunneling Through the Internet / Carolyn Caywood
  • Delicate Balance / Bruce Flanders
  • State Educational Agencies: Roles & Functions / David R. Bender
  • P.P. & P.R. two keys to circulation success / Marcia Posner
  • Booktalking / Mary K. Chelton
  • Planning Problem-Free Book Fairs / Carol Kline
  • Piscataway's Puppet Program / Lynn S. Hunter
  • Effective School Visits
  • A Guide / Elizabeth Huntoon
  • Steps to Cooperative YA Programming / Fontayne Holmes and Carol Baldwin
  • Sure-fire LMC Reports / Patricia Howland
  • Distance Education: Removing Barriers to Knowledge / Daniel D. Barron
  • Learning at Home / Susan B. Madden
  • Send Your Books on Vacation / Virginia Miehe
  • "An Unusual Contribution" The Work of 1993 Grolier Award Winner Mike Printz / Roger Sutton
  • Role Play: A Complicated Game / Carolyn Caywood
  • Media and the Message / David M. Considine
  • Images of Information in a 21st Century High School / Kim Carter
  • Responsive Reference Service / Charles A. Bunge
  • Power to Grow / Michael Sadowski
  • Flexible Access: Foundation for Student Achievement / Mary D. Lankford
  • Censors and Their Tactics / Jack Nelson
  • Clear and Present Danger: the books
  • or the censors? / Harry Bach
  • Sexuality in Books for Children / Barbara Wersba and Josette Frank
  • Black English / June Jordan
  • Book Reviews: Before & After / Zena Bailey Sutherland
  • Volunteers? Yes! / Elfrieda McCauley
  • Still Playing It Safe: Restricted Realism in Teen Novels / Jane Abramson
  • Any Writer Who Follows Anyone Else's Guidelines Ought to be in Advertising / Nat Hentoff
  • Out of Patience
  • Indefinitely / Audrey B. Eaglen
  • Deja Vu from the Bridge / Peggy Sullivan