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Barr, Catherine 1951-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 113 publications in 4 languages and 9,165 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Lists  Reference works  Directories  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Fiction  Picture books  Periodicals  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: Z1037, 011.62
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Most widely held works by Catherine Barr
Best books for children : preschool through grade 6 by John Thomas Gillespie( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers reviews and recommendations of over 25,000 titles for children, and includes brief annotations, bibliographic data, and review citations
Best books for high school readers : grades 9-12 by John Thomas Gillespie( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thematic work is a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for fiction and nonfiction teen reading material, enabling you to thoroughly evaluate your literature collection and create theme-based and genre-oriented reading lists for curriculum-related and recreational reading. Entries cover more than 12,000 titles in print as of the end of October 2008, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources. Entries include annotations with succinct plot summaries, ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations
Best books for middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9 by John Thomas Gillespie( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotated bibliography of over 14,000 fiction (by genre), poetry, and non-fiction/information books
Popular series fiction for K-6 readers : a reading and selection guide by Rebecca L Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of their popularity, books in series are great vehicles for fostering literacy among all types of readers, who are almost always adamant about reading every title in the series, in series order. Yet traditional information sources on children's and YA literature include very little about series fiction, so librarians often have difficulty managing this literature. This guide will be a rich resource and time-saver for librarians who work with children. It introduces users to the best and most popular fiction series of today, covering more than 1,000 series with over 10,000 titles, appropriate for elementary readers. Annotations also indicate series and titles accepted by some of the popular electronic reading programs (e.g., Accelerated Reading, Reading First). A numbered list of titles in the series follows
Best books for children : preschool through grade 6 by John Thomas Gillespie( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This indispensable, well-respected volume helps librarians--as well as patrons and teachers--identify the best of the thousands of books published each year for young readers"--
Popular series fiction for middle school and teen readers : a reading and selection guide by Rebecca L Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to more than eight hundred fiction series, including graphic novels and manga
Reading in series : a selection guide to books for children by Catherine Barr( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each entry includes series title, author, publisher, grade level, genres, annotation, and list of titles in the series
High/low handbook : best books and Web sites for reluctant teen readers by Ellen V LiBretto( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists over 500 books designed for students who read below their grade level
The story of life : a first book about evolution by Catherine Barr( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting and dramatic story about how life began and developed on Planet Earth
From biography to history : best books for children's entertainment and education( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helping you encourage children's interest in history and social studies, this valuable selection guide presents the best biographies of nearly 300 notable men and women. From Bibliography to History enables you to recommend up-to-date biographies and related books to students in grades 3 to 9. Carefully chosen titles were selected using multiple criteria, including quality, currency, and audience. The lists are organized by age group, and indicate whether the books are educational in tone, are more suitable for reading for sheer enjoyment, or succeed in both areas
A to Zoo : subject access to children's picture books by Carolyn W Lima( )

in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: This best-selling standard reference resource offers up-to-date information on fiction and nonfiction picture books for children. Comprehensive and easy to use, it consists of a subject guide, a bibliographic guide, and title and illustrator indexes. An introduction discusses the history and amazing growth of English-language picture books. A to Zoo is useful for both reader's advisory and collection building. The supplement consists of subject guide, a bibliographic guide, and title and illustrator indexes. This is an indispensable guide to children's literature, for use both in reader's adversary and collection building
Best books for children, supplement to the 8th edition : preschool through grade 6 by Catherine Barr( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers five thousand thematically arranged reviews and recommendations for children's books up to the sixth grade, each of which includes an annotation, review citations, and bibliographic data
The Bowker annual : library and book trade almanac( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best books for middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9 by John Thomas Gillespie( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best new media, K-12 : a guide to movies, subscription web sites, and educational software and games by Catherine Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The abundance of formats available today provides a rich learning environment, but also poses a challenge to librarians, teachers, and parents. This new volume in the respected Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference series guides users to the best movies, educational software and games, and subscription Web sites for K-12 students. Entries feature full bibliographic information (including grade level), a descriptive annotation, and review citations. An introduction addresses selection, acquisition, cataloging, shelving, and security of new media."--Jacket
Elliott's Arctic surprise by Catherine Barr( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On vacation , Elliot finds a mysterious message in a bottle --and the message is from Santa Claus. He needs URGENT help to save his home in the Arctic. Elliot sails to the far north together with thousands of childeren from around the world, helped by a kindly old sea captain. And there, amid the towering icebergs and freezimng seas the children confront the oil drillers ..." -- Dust jacket
Best books for middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9 by Catherine Barr( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This indispensable selection guide helps librarians, teachers, and patrons identify the best of the many books published each year for readers in middle school and junior high"--Provided by publisher
Best books for high school readers : grades 9-12 by Catherine Barr( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This indispensable selection guide helps librarians, teachers, and patrons identify the best of the many books published each year for high school readers"--Provided by publisher
Library and book trade almanac( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of space : a first book about our universe by Catherine Barr( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SPACE (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). This beautiful follow-up to The Story of Life brings to life the story of our universe for younger children. Ages 5+
 
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Best books for children : preschool through grade 6
Alternative Names
Barr, Catherine 1951 Nov. 15-

Barr, Catherine Louise 1951-

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Best books for high school readers : grades 9-12Best books for middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9Popular series fiction for K-6 readers : a reading and selection guideBest books for children : preschool through grade 6Popular series fiction for middle school and teen readers : a reading and selection guideReading in series : a selection guide to books for childrenHigh/low handbook : best books and Web sites for reluctant teen readersFrom biography to history : best books for children's entertainment and education