Books tagged: libraries

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Melville Dewey and the Dewey Decimal System
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Melville Dewey was a man of many talents. He is often called the father of modern library science. He developed a system for cataloging books that is still in widespread use today. He helped create New York's Lake Placid Club and bring the Olympics there. He was also a man with strong opinions. Find out more about Dewey in this 15-Minute biography for kids. Reading level: 5.3
Fractured Fairies: Immortal Woes & Ode to Buses and Libraries
Series: Fractured Fairies, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two short stories about a sea nymph with a bad attitude, a potty mouth, and the power of destruction. Dealing with a suicidal not-so-giant giant and two lewd, drunken fairies is a daily trial for Grinka. It's a wonder she hasn't exploded them all. Oh wait, she has.
The Paper Mirror (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #10)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,670. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
At the gala opening of a new library filled with homosexual writings collected by the late Charles Burrows, known for both his taste in writing, as well as his eccentricity, Dick Hardesty and his partner Jonathan are enjoying a rare night out since four-year-old Joshua joined their household. The evening takes an abrupt turn when cataloger Taylor Cates is found dead...
Night Terrors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,100. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Magic has a cost. Sarah Beauhall, blacksmith and dragon slayer doesn’t know just how high. Her lover, Katie Cornett, has finally been overwhelmed by this spiraling cost and her spirit is blasted from her body and flung into a world of nightmares and monsters.
A Field Guide for the Enterprising Librarian: the Planning Edition.
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
This is a guide for enterprising librarians who understand the power of information, wisdom and lore; and this is especially for librarians who want to take control or to experiment, maybe even be a little disruptive, ask a lot of questions do even more listening and make fearless changes that make a big difference.
A Final Way
Pre-release—available October 3, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An epic conflict between native tribes in the Southwest of the United States and an invading horde. In this tale of the future world without modern technology, William Way is the Librarian of the Southwest with Kalapati Blackhand as is his military adviser. Each character must make decisions of loyalty and commitment that will shape the the future.
School & Library Visits for Authors & Illustrators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This book examines school and library visits for children’s authors and illustrators, including organizing school tours, maximizing book sales, and creating presentations, workshops, and residency programs.
Information Literacy, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Library Instruction
Price: Free! Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
A provocative collection of essays written by preservice librarians about real-world challenges and successes in teaching a broad range of information, STEM, digital, and other literacies in the real world.
The Reading of Miss Willie Mae: A Short Story of Literacy and Friendship
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Inspirational
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Secrets shared on a late night will change the lives of two women, one black and one white, in a small South Georgia town.
Feeling A Way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A child has been kidnapped and swordsman William Way must save him, but doing so will not be an easy feat. In this post-apocalyptic world, where doing what's right leads to unimagined threats. Kalapati, a bow woman for hire, has begun her own quest. But she is charged with delivering a child to a powerful Guru. Will William and Kalapati turn to each other to shape the future of California?