ERIC Number: ED278542
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
The Museum of Science and Industry Basic List of Children's Science Books, 1986.
Richter, Bernice, Comp.; Wenzel, Duane, Comp.
This first supplement to the Museum of Science and Industry Basic List of Children's Science Books contains books received for the museum's 13th annual children's science book fair. Children's science books are listed under these headings: animals; astronomy; aviation and space; biography; careers; earth sciences; environment/conservation; fiction; general science; life sciences; marine life; mathematics/computer science; medical/health sciences; physics/chemistry; plant life; and technology/engineering. Each entry contains: (1) a complete bibliographic description of the item, including author(s), title, publisher, publication date and current cost; (2) content summary; (3) reading level; (4) rating symbol that represents an editorial judgment of the book's usefulness; and, when available, (5) citations to further publications with additional reviews. Information on how to use the book and comments on the rating symbols are presented in the introductory section. Appendices contain a directory of publishers, an annotated list of sourcebooks for adults and science magazines and review journals. Author and title indexes are also included. (ML)
Descriptors: Animals, Biological Sciences, Books, Childrens Literature, Computer Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Engineering, Environmental Education, Mathematics, Physical Environment, Physical Sciences, Reference Materials, Resource Materials, Science Education, Science Materials, Technology
Museum of Science and Industry, Museum Store, 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL ($6.95 plus $1.50 postage and handling; $0.50 additional per quantity volume).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.
Note: For the Basic List, see ED 265 067.