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ERIC Number: ED476674
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 311
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Mission Possible: Spy a Book! 2003 Texas Reading Club Manual.
Heard, Adriana Flores; Ingham, Donna; McDermott, Joe; Meyer, Sally; Parrish, Leila; Schill, Victor; Trevino, Rose
The purpose of this manual for the 2003 Texas Reading Club, "Mission Possible: Spy a Book!" is to assist library staff who serve youth by suggesting ideas for programs that will attract children to the library. The following chapters are included: (1) Marketing, Cooperation and PR; (2) Serving Children with Disabilities; (3) Theme Songs; (4) Celebrations; (5) Stories, Puppet Plays, and Reader's Theater Scripts; (6) Bilingual Programs; (7) Toddler Programs; (8) Preschool Programs; (9) Elementary School Programs; and (10) Young Adult Programs. The programs feature a combination of the following components: books to share, show, and booktalk; bulletin boards, displays, and decorations; fingerplays, rhymes, poems, and songs; riddles, and jokes; crafts, games, and activities; guest speakers; musical recordings, videos, Web sites, and CD-ROMs; and reader's theater scripts, puppet shows, stories, or citations to books in which they may be located. Bibliographic information for titles in all chapters and in all formats is compiled at the end of the manual in the bibliography. The bibliography is divided into sections for books, magazines, videos, audio recordings, and CD-ROMs. Clip art by G. Brian Karas is included and may be used for crafts, programs, or to decorate the library. (MES)
Texas State Library & Archives Commission, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711. Tel: 512-463-5465; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas State Library, Austin. Library Development Div.