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ERIC Number: ED104369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Nov-15
Pages: 6
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Reference Count: 0
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Whatever Happened to "Good" Books?
Hinman, Jean S.
The controversy over which books should be included in school reading lists and library shelves is outlined and analyzed. The three standards generally accepted for a "good" book are identified and discussed. The problems which arise in book selection are described, along with the stages of selection and use at which challenges are most likely to arise. Eleven controversial topics are listed. Suggestions for responding to challenges are offered. (SK)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Virginia Library Association (Hot Springs, Virginia, November 14-16, 1974)