Books tagged: librarians

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Four Readability Tests on Four Comic Books
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This research paper reported on the results of three readability tests and an interest test, which were performed on four comic books. The four comic books were Superman, Wonder Woman, Fantastic Four, and The Amazing Spider-Man.
The Friendship of Mortals
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Series: Herbert West, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,970. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Herbert West can revivify the dead – after a fashion. Miskatonic University librarian Charles Milburn agrees to help him, compromising his principles and his romance with Alma Halsey, daughter of the Dean of Medicine. West’s experiments become increasingly risky, but when he prepares to cross the ultimate border, only Charles can save his life – if his conscience lets him.
Rumble in the Library!
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Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dave Anderson, 'Aquisistions Agent', must help his friend stop a murderer at the library!
It Seemed Funny at the Time: A large collection of short humor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
David Lubar has gathered his best magazine pieces from the past fifteen years, tossed in his most popular works from the early days of online humor, bundled up the comedy material from his national conference talks, and stuffed everything in one juicy volume.
The Good Librarian
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An Air Force lieutenant gives his copy of a Walt Whitman book to his sister-in-law for safekeeping during the McCarthy Era, but she refuses to return it.
Squaw Dresses
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Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A society maven with a small dress factory uses intimidation to sell her leftover squaw dresses.
Lightning: A Machine of Death short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: 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?
The Phoenix Rises
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Series: Spontaneous Choices. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Dawn, a middle age reference librarian, gets lessons in love and life when the library takes on its first intern, a young man named Stern. However, her spontaneous choices are not without consequences.
The Ninja Librarian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century
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.
Ask Your Librarian: Letters to Youth
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Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
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).