Stranger than Fiction: Reader's Advisory for Nonfiction

Monday, June 30, 2014 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Stranger than Fiction: Reader's Advisory for Nonfiction (Jennie Rothschild)
Nonfiction for teens has started to come into its own as something beyond report books. YALSA has an award recognizing outstanding nonfiction books and new Common Core standards stress nonfiction titles. But how do you match a reader to the right title? Learn how to apply basic reader’s advisory principles to nonfiction books and learn new ones. Discover how to find new and noteworthy titles, and great nonfiction read-alikes for popular fiction titles.

Learning Outcomes:
• Feel comfortable recommending nonfiction titles to teen readers
• Know of resources to discover quality nonfiction titles
• Know how to nonfiction reading ties in the new common core standards and how quality RA can support curriculum without killing reader interest

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Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:55am PDT
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This session was great, any chance the books presented will be made into a handout? Thanks 

Slides and an annotated booklist will be posted before Friday on our site here:


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