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Hazley Biography

  1. 1. School #7 Library<br />Biography Collection Remediation<br />Ann Hazley, Librarian<br />November 23, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Budget Information<br />School #7 has $3,000 left in the Library budget for the 2009-2010 school year.<br />Librarian, Ann Hazley and Principal Dr. Cardillo have decided to remediate the Biography collection.<br />All new biographies will be ordered immediately through Follett Library Resources and Perma-Bound and be available in our new Library Media Center this January 2010.<br />
  3. 3. Rationale for Biography remediation <br />Biographies are high interest books for students.<br />Biographies can be used to teach research skills including primary and secondary sources.<br />Wide range of reading levels to meet the needs of individual students.<br />
  4. 4. Picture of Current Biography Section<br />
  5. 5. Role Model Entertainers Series<br />Each book details the individual’s history, and path to stardom. The books have an inviting format, with large engaging pictures, a colorful design, and numerous quotations from primary sources.<br />Mason Crest Publishers<br />15 Titles<br />Grades 5-8<br />Reading Level (“RL”) 6.7-8.2<br />Total $344.25<br />
  6. 6. Role Model Entertainers Series<br />Some selections from this series include:<br />Bono<br />#09002Y4 RL 7.4 $22.95<br />Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson <br />#09792YX RL 6.7 $22.95<br />Miley Cyrus<br />#28237Y3 RL 7.2 $22.95<br />Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em<br />#23798Y3 RL 7.7 $22.95<br />Tyra Banks<br />#18710Y3 RL 7.9 $22.95<br />
  7. 7. Successful Americans<br />Examines the experiences of various ethnic/national/immigrant groups in North America. These books provide both an introduction on the experiences of a particular group and supplemented with historical data.<br />Mason Crest Publishers<br />16 Titles<br />Grades 5-8<br />RL 5.0-8.7<br />Cost $367.20<br />
  8. 8. Successful Americans Series<br />Some selections from this series include:<br />Arab Americans<br />#22505Y9 RL 8.7 $22.95<br />Cuban Americans<br />#06463Y8 RL 6.9 $22.95<br />Mexican Americans<br />#26483Y8 RL 8.1 $22.95<br />Puerto Ricans<br />#1587Y4 RL 8.1 $22.95<br />
  9. 9. Life Portraits<br />Through Pull quotes, insights, and vivid descriptions, students will learn about each profiled figure’s early life, rise to prominence, accomplishments and impact.<br />Gareth Stevens<br />8 Titles<br />Grades 5-8<br />Cost $216<br />
  10. 10. Life Portraits<br />Some selections from this series include:<br />Katie Couric: Groundbreaking TV Journalist<br />#29206Y1 $27<br />Ray Bradbury: Legendary Fantasy Writer<br />#10226YX $27<br />Steve Jobs: The Brilliant Mind Behind Apple<br />#15825Y8 $27<br />
  11. 11. Great Explorers of the World<br />Each book will serve as an introduction and overview of the life and accomplishments of a famous explorer and how these accomplishments have affected the world and history.<br />Enslow Publishers<br />6 Titles<br />Cost $143.70<br />
  12. 12. Great Explorers of the World<br />Columbus: Opening Up the New World<br />#04687P8 $23.95<br />Magellan: First to Circle the Globe<br />#05006Y5 $23.95<br />Marco Polo: Amazing Adventures in China<br />#04688P5 $23.95<br />La Salle: French Explorer of the Mississippi<br />#16980YX $23.95<br />
  13. 13. Superstars of Professional Football<br />Each of these biographies is a thrilling account of the best contemporary football players. Features include many action photos, quotes from primary sources, and statistics and personal information.<br />Mason Crest Publishers<br />21 Titles<br />RL 5.8 – 7.5<br />$481.95<br />
  14. 14. Superstars of Professional Football<br />Selections include:<br />Antonio Gates<br />Donovan McNabb<br />The Manning Brothers<br />Randy Moss<br />Tom Brady<br />Tony Romo<br />Troy Polamalu<br />
  15. 15. What are Graphic Novels?<br />Gravett, 2005 states that Graphic novels are books in which “images and text arrive together, work together, and should be read together” thus looking much like comics.<br />A graphic novel is a book length story that is written and illustrated in comic book style.<br />Coincides with the increased popularity of manga, a Japanese comic style. <br />Teachers and librarians are seeing the growing popularity of graphic novels <br />motivating potential to reach reluctant readers<br />
  16. 16. Junior Graphic Novel Biographies<br />School #7 has a 40% Special Education population. Therefore, books are selected on K-8 levels so that we may better service the needs of all students reading levels.<br />Perma-Bound has a Junior Graphic Biographies series that ranges from grades 2-5. This set includes 6 historical titles ranging from Abraham Lincoln to Sitting Bull and The Battle of the Little Bighorn.<br />#000928658 RL 3.4-4.0<br />Cost $107.76<br />
  17. 17. Graphic Novels Bio-Graphics Magic Wagon<br />Set of 16 titles including Cesar Chavez, Jackie Robinson and the Wright Brothers this graphic novel biography set is sure to engage students.<br />Grades 3-6<br />RL 3.9-4.4<br />#001001112<br />Cost $303.20<br />
  18. 18. Middle School Graphic Novel Biographies<br />Greatest Stars of the NBA - Grades 5-9<br />Set of 9 Titles #001001688 $107.20<br />Includes Jason Kidd, Tim Duncan and others.<br />Graphic Biographies Grades 4-7<br />Set of 6 Titles #000758528 $131.64<br />Includes Bob Marley, Muhammad Ali and Oprah Winfrey among others.<br />
  19. 19. Graphic Biographies<br />Capstone Press <br />Grades 5-9<br />#000783318<br />Set of 32 Titles<br />Cost $607.61<br />This Graphic Novel set of biographies is sure to have something for every student. Titles range from historical figures such as Clara Barton to the more contemporary Jane Goodall.<br />
  20. 20. Total Cost<br />Total cost of books from vendors is $2,810.51<br />The remaining $190 will be used for cataloging and delivery.<br />Our Perma-Bound representative will personally deliver books to defray any shipping costs.<br />
  21. 21. Resources/Bibliography<br />http://www.titlewave.com<br />http://www.perma-bound.com<br />Gorman, M. (2003). Getting graphic: Using graphic novels to promote literacy with preteens and teens. Worthington, OH: Linworth Publishing Inc.<br />Gravett, P. (2005). Graphic novels: Stories to change your life. New York, NY: Harper Collins.<br />