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Crossover Readers' Advisory Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction

by Jessica E. Moyer

Crossover Readers' Advisory Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction Synopsis

Help maximize your existing collection with this browsable volume containing titles that serve double-duty with their appeal to both teens and adults and cover genres spanning crime novels, romance, horror, science fiction, and more. An indispensable reference for libraries, this book takes the guesswork out of crossover readers' advisory by allowing you to easily guide teens who enjoy reading adult books and adults who enjoy reading teen stories. Chapters written by genre experts will help you better understand each genre's appeal to teens and adults as well as list dozens of titles that lend themselves to both groups of readers. The approach will help you maximize your collection while better serving your patrons. The work is divided into two parts: the first part covers adult books for teens, while the second section delves into teen books for adults. Chapters include a definition of the genre, appealing features unique to the category, the factors that make the works suitable for crossover, a listing of relevant titles and annotations, and trends on the horizon. Genres covered include urban fantasy, mainstream, historical fiction, graphic novels, and nonfiction. * Features annotations that focus on reader appeal factors * Provides lists of titles as well as tips for using them with readers * Considers the appeal of various genres to adults and young adults * Acknowledges format availability, including various digital formats

Crossover Readers' Advisory Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction Press Reviews

Librarians new to RA will discover a basic guide to broaden their knowledge. - School Library Journal

Book Information

ISBN: 9781440838460
Publication date: 31st October 2016
Author: Jessica E. Moyer
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 182 pages
Categories: Community & outreach services,

About Jessica E. Moyer

Jessica E. Moyer, PhD, is assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, School of Information Studies.

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