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Youth Reference Proposal

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    • Introduction to Reference
      LTA 1102
      Final Group Project
      Kimberly Osko
      Keri Eberly
      Norma Duke
    • Youth Services Collection Proposal
      Our goal is to present a well rounded cost effective set of resources.
      Our school will benefit in many ways with the following collection.
      Student body benefits
      State-of-the-art online sources
      Newest title publications
      Excellent research materials
      Core essentials
      Targeted age appropriate reference
      Quality products for our teachers and students
    • Proposal by Norma
    • World Book Student Discovery Science Encyclopedia
      Created specifically for young learners.
      Contains multitude of color diagrams, activities and experiments to emphasize concepts.
      13-volume set, with extensive indexing and cross-referencing
      From publisher, $399.
    • National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers
      Award-winning atlas.
      Created at an introductory level.
      Thematic maps show climate, vegetation, population density, endangered species and world economies.
      Includes on-line access
      From publisher, $25.
    • Brainpop Interactive Learning
      Award-winning site covers Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts and Music, Health, and Technology.
      K-12 coverage assures students at all levels encounter challenge and stimulation.
      Available in both English and Spanish.
      Media center license fee: $835/year.
    • b
      Proposal from Kim
      Proposal by Kimberly
      Grades K through 4
      This award winning web site is based on content in the World Book Encyclopedia.
      Subscribers from schools and libraries state the diagrams, maps, colorful illustrations and dozens of activities are easy to navigate and relate to curriculum standards.
      With a subscription cost of only .52 cents per student this resource would be an invaluable addition.
      Electronic Encyclopedia from World Book
      Students in all grades will love to research the latest record breakers in many categories:
      Human Feats
      The Natural World
      Science & Technology
      Sports and Games
      Famous Personalities
      Kids can even apply to make their own World Record!
      Priced at $29.99 Hardcover
      This 912 page dictionary passes the gold standard of tests and completes any Youth Reference section.
      Up-to-date , easy to read entries come to life with colorful illustrations.
      An alphabet locator is found on the outer edge of each page and pronunciation guides and symbols accompany the entries.
      Includes world maps, an easy how-to guide, and a reference section depicting flags from countries and a chronological listing of all U.S. presidents.
      Priced at $14.95 Hardcover
    • Proposal by Keri
    • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures
      • Provides concise, readable information on the traditions, living conditions and personalities of over 295 culture groups outside of the U.S.
      • Countries arranged alphabetically and subdivided by culture group
      • Articles contain bold headings and cover topics such as language, folklore, religion, major holidays, family life, clothing, food, recreation, and social problems
      Complete Set $493.96
    • Information cont.
      • Where cultures cross political boundaries, cross-references are provided
      • Each entry concludes with a bibliography containing print sources and useful Web sites for the country’s embassy, government, and travel and tourism sites.
      • Sidebars feature maps, vocabulary lists
      of foreign terms and phrases, and recipes
      or activity instructions
    • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia Information
      Occasional back-and-white
      photographs and maps contribute
      to an understanding and appreciation
      of cultural diversity
      Articles are informative and engaging and targeted to appeal to a younger audience
    • National Geographic-Our Fifty States
      Special Features:
      Introduction begins with a letter from Jimmy Carter, a map of the United States featuring major population centers, one full page on Washington, D.C.
      Priced at $49.56
    • Product Information
      Organized by regions, with a map
      of each region and a short history
      Four pages are devoted to each state
      and include basic facts as well as state history, economic strengths, and other
      noteworthy facts
    • Product Information cont.
      Maps are clearly labeled with cities and rivers, and are accompanied by brief timelines illustrated with photos and drawings
      Sidebars with “Did you know?”
      trivia information are included
      for each state
    • Grolier Lands and People Online Database
      Extensive articles, almanacs, Web links, and graphics and charts help students explore the differences that make the world’s lands and peoples unique and the similarities that tie them together
      • Easynavigation by continent, country,or state/province makes information easy to locate and ensures research success
    • Lands and People Information cont.
      Electronic atlas offers an amazing collection of over 1,000 maps that detail climate, culture, population, topography, and more. Each map is linked to encyclopedia articles to reinforce content.
      Priced at .52 cents per student
      • FOCUS: NORTH AMRICA provides an in-depth look at the North American continent, and includes articles on Mexico and Mexican states in both English and Spanish.
    • By Norma, Kim and Keri
      Authored by Catherine Barr and John T. Gillespie
      Contain 30,000 entries in two volumes, combined.
      Search by general or specific topic, author, or student reading level.
      Volumes include references to book reviews, and reference any awards won.
      Eighth edition + Supplement
      Priced at $124
    • NoveList K-8 Plus
      Over 251,000 + titles that reflect the collections in a typical library
      Search among thousands of popular fiction and nonfiction titles to retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.
      Links to your library’s card catalog and gives you the ability to display your library’s local collection.
      New subscription cost $57.00
      Volume #4
      Priced at $153.00 new or $47.00 used
      Authored by Janis Ansell and Pam Spencer Holley
      Contains 2,200 entries on titles recently published.
      Search by author, title, character and even plot summary
      Volumes include comprehensive indexes referencing awards and age levels
    • Price summary
      Youth Reference Collection Proposal
      Science & Technology $1,458.00
      Humanities $200.94
      Social Studies $699.52
      Reader’s Advisory $334.00
      Total investment $ 2,692.46
    • Thank you
      for your
      on our
      Keri Eberly
      Kim Osko
      Norma Duke
    • Citations
      Science and Technology
      World Book, Incorporated,. World Book Student Discovery Science Encyclopedia . Chicago: World Book, Incorporated,, 2005.
      National Geographic. National Geographic World Atlas for Young Explorers. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 2007.
      BrainPop School Access. FWD Media Inc. Public School Library. 20 July 2009. www.brainpop.com
      World Book Kids Database. EBSCO. Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL. 17 July 2009. www.worldbookonline.com
      Glenday, Craig. Guinness World Records, 2009. London: Bantam, 2009.
      DK Publishing. Merriam-Webster Children's Dictionary. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2008.
      Social Studies
      Gall, Timothy L.. Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures . Farmington Hills: UXL, 1998.
      Bockenhauer, Mark H.. Our Fifty States. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 2004.
      Lands and Peoples Online Database. EBSCO. Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL. 17 July 2009
      Reader’s Advisory
      Ansell, Janis and Holley, Spencer Pam. What Do Children and Young Adults Read Next?. Farmington Hills: Gale Group, 2004.
      Barr, Catherine and Gillespie, John T. . Best Books for Children. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
      NoveList K-8. EBSCO. Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, IL. 17 July 2009.