WorldCat Identities

Barr, Catherine 1951-

Overview
Works: 48 works in 153 publications in 3 languages and 9,464 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Lists  Bibliographies  Reference works  Juvenile works  Directories  Catalogs  Fiction  Periodicals  Picture books 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: Z1037, 011.62
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Catherine Barr
Best books for children : preschool through grade 6 by John Thomas Gillespie( Book )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,144 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 middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9 by John Thomas Gillespie( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotated bibliography of over 14,000 fiction (by genre), poetry, and non-fiction/information books
Best books for high school readers : grades 9-12 by Catherine Barr( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,084 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 published from 2001 to 2003, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources, and provide annotations with succinct plot summaries, ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations. Award-winning and series titles are also noted. This guide is an invaluable resource for anyone working with teens or teen literature. Covering some 12,000 titles published from 2001 to 2003, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources, this thematic work offers you a state of the art reading guide and selection tool for teen reading material, both fiction and nonfiction
Popular series fiction for K-6 readers : a reading and selection guide by Rebecca L Thomas( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 666 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
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 621 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 )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 475 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 )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 456 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 )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 433 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 )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 327 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 265 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
The Bowker annual : library and book trade almanac by Catherine Barr( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best books for children, supplement to the 8th edition : preschool through grade 6 by Catherine Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 229 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
Best books for high school readers : grades 9-12 by John Thomas Gillespie( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents annotated listings of 2,659 recommended fiction and nonfiction books for high school students, published from early 2004 to mid-2006, grouped in sixty-two major subject areas, each with plot summary, publisher, price, ISBN, and review sources
10 reasons to love a turtle by Catherine Barr( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you know that turtles are as ancient as the dinosaurs? Or that they can hold their breath for hours underwater? Open this book to learn all about why turtles are incredible, and 10 reasons why you should love them."--Page 4 of cover
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 164 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
10 reasons to love an elephant by Catherine Barr( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you know that elephants are the largest land animals in the world? Or that they live in herds headed by their grandmothers? Open this book to learn all about why elephants are incredible, and 10 reasons why you should love them."--Page 4 of cover
Het leven op aarde : een boek over de evolutie by Catherine Barr( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eerst was er geen leven op aarde. Maar toen gebeurde er iets wonderbaarlijks in de diepte van de oceaan. Prentenboek over de evolutie, met veel kleurrijke illustraties. Voorlezen vanaf ca. 6 t/m 8 jaar
Mr. Black's secret by Catherine Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in Undetermined and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse for Sherry by Catherine Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl visiting her grandmother's ranch hopes that there will be a horse for her, and when there is, she finds she must show the horse she can handle it
The story of space : a first book about our universe by Catherine Barr( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 72 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-

Languages
English (114)

Chinese (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Best books for middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9Best books for high school readers : grades 9-12Popular series fiction for K-6 readers : a reading and selection guidePopular 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 educationThe Bowker annual : library and book trade almanac