WorldCat Identities

Jones, Patrick 1961-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 322 publications in 1 language and 15,931 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Young adult works  History  Lists  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Paranormal fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.J7242, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patrick Jones
New directions for library service to young adults by Patrick Jones( )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how libraries and communities can work together to strike a true partnership with the young adults in their community to develop services for teens that are both collaborative and outcome-driven
Connecting young adults and libraries : a how-to-do-it manual by Patrick Jones( Book )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses young adult collections, services, programming, and marketing ideas, as well as issues in young adult services
Things change by Patrick Jones( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Johanna, one of the best students in her class, develops a passionate attachment for troubled seventeen-year-old Paul and finds her plans for the future changing in unexpected ways
Nailed by Patrick Jones( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outcast in a school full of jocks, sixteen-year-old Bret struggles to keep his individuality through his interest in drama and music, while trying to reconnect with his father
The main event : the moves and muscle of pro wrestling by Patrick Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not the story of the sport or of two Olympians or high schoolers going at it for pin or points, but of the art of making the blows and throws look like the real thing while the outcome has been predetermined
Chasing tail lights by Patrick Jones( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Christy wants only to finish high school and escape her Flint, Michigan, home, where she cooks, cleans, cares for her niece, and tries to fend off her half-brother, a drug dealer who has been abusing her since she was eleven
Do it right! : best practices for serving young adults in school and public libraries by Patrick Jones( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses customer service principles as they apply to young adult library services and suggests specific strategies that can be used to provide young adult library users with world-class customer service
The tear collector by Patrick Jones( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of an ancient line of creatures who gain energy from human tears, seventeen-year-old Cassandra offers sympathy to anyone at her school or the hospital where she works, but she yearns to be fully human for the boy she loves, even if it means letting her family down
Cheated by Patrick Jones( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Mick recalls a series of betrayals and other life-changing events in his broken home, during the break-up with his girlfriend, and at school, that led to his arrest for murder
Connecting with reluctant teen readers : tips, titles, and tools by Patrick Jones( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A practical guide to defining and attracting reluctant readers is divided into three parts: "Tips That Work," "Titles That Work," and "Tools That Work."
A core collection for young adults by Patrick Jones( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for librarians that profiles approximately 1,200 fiction, nonfiction, and graphic format books that interest young adults, providing detailed annotations, bibliographic information, audience levels, and review lists, and also includes bibliographic data on CD-ROM
Ultimate fighting : the brains and brawn of mixed martial arts by Patrick Jones( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Do you know how mixed martial arts (MMA) came to be a sport? Who some of the greatest fighters in MMA history are? Which thrilling matches fans will always remember? Look deeper into the Octagon as you learn all about the booming sport of mixed martial arts. Step back in time to discover how this truly diverse combat sport evolved. You'll be introduced to some of the greatest MMA stars of this generation and the past, as well as to the moments that have brought fans to their feet and changed the sport forever."--Back cover
Bridge by Patrick Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen-year-old José serves as the bridge between his non-English speaking family and the rest of the world, and because his parents are illegal immigrants and extended family lives with them, money is tight so José works nights and arrives at school so tired that teachers at his alternative high school step in to help
What's so scary about R.L. Stine? by Patrick Jones( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the works of controversial author R.L. Stine and discusses why many people feel that his young adult books are too violent and horrifying for children
Stolen car by Patrick Jones( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Danielle desperately wants to escape life with her mother and a series of "Dad-wannabes," so when best friends Ashley and Evan help her see that bad-boy Reid is lying and using her, Danny steals Reid's car and takes Ashley on a road trip
Out of the tunnel by Patrick Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Brian attains his goal of being a starter on the Troy, Ohio, Central High Trojan football team, as was his father, he enjoys new privileges but is exposed to terrible behavior that adults tolerate because "boys will be boys."
Running a successful library card campaign : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians by Patrick Jones( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How would you like to triple the number of people in your community with a library card and see them using your library regularly? This how-to book brims with proven techniques and tips from librarians across the US
Franchise by Patrick Jones( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Latrell Baker's scientific approach to football - watching football - has finally paid off. Harmon Holt heard about the algorithm he developed for determining best defensive play, and now Latrell's landed himself an internship with the NFL's LA stars. But he'll soon discover that working in pro football involves more politics and secrets than science."--
Head kick by Patrick Jones( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nong Vang dreams one day he'll become a MMA superstar, but his real life turns into a nightmare when his bully big brother returns to town. This young Hmong ultimate fighter can trash talk, but inside the cage, can he find the courage and skill to achieve success?"--
Outburst by Patrick Jones( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending time in a juvenile detention center for a crime related to severe anger issues, seventeen-year-old Jada Robinson is sent to a foster home and enrolled in an alternative high school, and begins to move past her old life
 
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New directions for library service to young adults
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Connecting young adults and libraries : a how-to-do-it manualThings changeNailedChasing tail lightsDo it right! : best practices for serving young adults in school and public librariesThe tear collectorCheatedConnecting with reluctant teen readers : tips, titles, and tools
Alternative Names
Patrick Jones American writer

Patrick Jones écrivain américain

Patrick Jones escritor estadounidense

Патрик Джонс

باتريك جونز كاتب أمريكي

Languages
English (143)