Books tagged: librarians

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Library Reflections: An Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Let us take you on a series of library adventures... from home to space, from a senior sandwich snatcher to an imaginative job applicant, from a library ghost buster to a humorous book club misadventure, from a teen vampire fantasy to a historical romance, from a library on Mars to an archive in space, from a personal reflection to a tour of the library.
Beyond Books: Advice for New School Librarians
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
Advice for new school librarians by attendees of the 2015 ACAMIS.org conference, edited by presenter Kristin Fontichiaro.
Revenge of the Ancient Ones
Series: Human Origins, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,930. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Erin Turner thought she gained the upper hand against the Aten, the relentless aliens who forced her to hunt for a powerful relic. But now she's trapped by the reckless deal she made with them, the only thing sparing her loved ones' lives. Erin and archaeologist Alex MacKay must expose the horrifying secrets of her past and embrace her startling destiny—or risk the annihilation of the human race.
Fair Use: The Secrets No One Tells You
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
The “secrets” identified and discussed in this book are actually aspects of fair use that are either not widely recognized or not widely discussed. Understanding these facets of the fair use doctrine will help readers understand this often complex and heavily nuanced part of copyright law at a new level, thus empowering readers in their ability to apply and rely on fair use in their daily lives.
Return to Skunk Corners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Big Al wakes up one morning and finds the Ninja Librarian has left town, everything seems to go wrong. And just about the time she’s thinking maybe the town can cope after all, he comes back. After that, it’s business as usual in Skunk Corners: bad guys, irritated skunks, and crises big and small that require the Librarian’s unique brand of outside-the-box thinking and direct action.
Dancing Fruit Put on a Show!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
Laugh, love, learn! Kids go bananas over this funtastic story with adorable dancing fruit. It helps grow kid's self-esteem, and sparks interest in healthy fruit and fun activity. The added educational section, "Fun facts about fruit," shows how fun and learning make a berry good "pear." Librarians and teachers find it a peachy story time read. You may be surprised to learn something new too.
Give Your Child the Gift of Reading!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This eBook is filled with 40 years of acquired knowledge about how to teach a very critical skill, reading! Reading is the most important of all academic skills because, you see, all learning flows from reading! The making or breaking of a child's academic potential and successful achievement throughout a child’s school career is dependent upon whether he or she learns to read . . . . . . . well!
Ask Your Librarian: Letters to Youth
Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives
A series of questions about libraries posed by youth and answered by future librarians at Wayne State University; practicing librarians; and library science professors. Edited by Kafi D. Kamasi, Ph.D., with a foreword by Carl A. Harvey, II, President of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).
The Ninja Librarian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The Ninja Librarian is a humorous set of tall tales set in the highly fictional gold-country town of Skunk Corners. It’s the story of a dusty, tough, unfriendly town that gets a new outlook on life thanks to the advent of the Ninja Librarian—a mild-mannered librarian who offers his wisdom with a little extra when folks don’t listen.
Lightning: A Machine of Death short story
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Liz is a librarian becoming disillusioned with her career. As she navigates another day of apathetic public service, she notices a Machine of Death slip left behind as a bookmark by a patron, labeled "Lightning." Liz doesn't know if the bookmark is a piece of someone's past or a warning for the future. Whose bookmark is it, and does Liz want to meet a doomed patron?