S.E. Hinton Classic Collection

Rumble Fish, Some of Tim's Storie, Taming the Star Runner, and Tex

S.E. Hinton Classic Collection

One of the world’s most popular young adult authors, S.E. Hinton’s novels have been passed down for generations, inspiring readers of all ages. Now, new readers can discover Hinton’s deeply engaging novels for the first time, and longtime fans can build their collections with a bundle of four of her most entertaining titles. In RUMBLE FISH, two brothers discover how the bond of blood can be as tight as a noose. In TAMING THE STAR RUNNER, a horse provides the opportunity for escape to a troubled young writer. In TEX, a boy goes looking for trouble and might find redemption instead. And in SOME OF TIM'S STORIES, a bartender recounts the story of two lives torn apart by tragedy. Unforgettable, searing, powerful, told in Hinton’s indelible voice, these four works by a master of craft feature characters who will live on in your imagination long after you finish.

The Outsiders

The Outsiders

A revealing account of the tensions, fears, and frustrations of gang life from a teenage boy's point of view.

S.E. Hinton

S.E. Hinton

Notoriously elusive, many fans know very little about the life of popular author S.E. Hinton. Hinton's legendary coming-of-age stories depicted rival gangs, challenging friendships, and teenage drug use in ways that shocked in her time. Today, however, she is widely read and recognized as one of the most important writers in the young adult genre. Readers will discover Hinton's style, learn important tools for analyzing literature, and follow the continuity across her most popular novels. Special sections including a timeline, a list of accolades, and biographical details, making this the quintessential S.E. Hinton guide.

That Was Then, This Is Now

That Was Then, This Is Now

Another classic from the author of the internationally bestselling The Outsiders Continue celebrating 50 years of The Outsiders by reading this companion novel. That Was Then, This is Now is S. E. Hinton's moving portrait of the bond between best friends Bryon and Mark and the tensions that develop between them as they begin to grow up and grow apart. "A mature, disciplined novel which excites a response in the reader . . . Hard to forget."—The New York Times

Crash Course in Weeding Library Collections

Crash Course in Weeding Library Collections

Weeding is a perennial challenge for librarians. This book will help you rise to the task by offering you basic instructions, including information on new formats and digital collections. • Covers online collection maintenance needs on all material formats (books, serials, recordings, realia) that require ongoing weeding • Points to free online resources and places them in context • Addresses weeding and physical emergencies, such as fires, earthquakes, and plumbing failures • Discusses weeding in support of building wayfinding and boosting circulation • Includes worksheets that provide documentation to use as guides in policy, procedure, and communication planning

100 Women Who Made History

Remarkable Women Who Shaped Our World

100 Women Who Made History

If you thought that it was a man's world, think again! 100 Women Who Made History is the exciting story of the women who changed the world. Get ready to meet some of history's wonder women. From super scientists like Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin to clued-up creatives like Emily Dickinson and J.K Rowling. Celebrate centuries of brave and brilliant women with this visual educational book. Meet the most talented and famous women in history. Figures who changed politics, science, business, and the arts, to those who were exciting entrepreneurs and clever creatives. Discover the landmark moments in the lives of amazing historical women. Learn about leading ladies like Joan of Arc and Eleanor Roosevelt, and modern game-changers such as Maya Angelou, Angela Merkel, Serena Williams, and Malala Yousafzai. A rich history book for kids that explores the lives of each woman in detail with beautiful photography and quirky "bobblehead" illustrations that present history on an engaging and fun way. Meet The Wonder Women Who Helped Shape The World Take a tour of the past and uncover the stories of the women and girls who have shaped the modern world. Find out what made Catherine so Great, why millions have read Anne Frank's diary, and how Harriet Tubman led hundreds to freedom. Kids can easily put each woman's story into context with "what came before..." and "what came after..." panels showing the things that influenced and were influenced by each woman. Special features highlight contemporaneous women and women in similar fields to paint a more complete picture for young readers. 100 Women Who Made History is a wonderfully inspirational history book for girls and boys ages 9 and up. This history book is a great learning tool for all children that broaches themes like human rights and gender equality from an age-appropriate angle. Learn about the different remarkable women in the past: -Clued-up creatives -Super scientists -Learning ladies -Intrepid entrepreneurs -Amazing achievers 100 Women Who Made History is part of the 100 Who Made History book series. Explore the most important people in history and how they contributed to significant attributes of the past that have helped to shape the past into our present.

Developing Library Collections for Today's Young Adults

Developing Library Collections for Today's Young Adults

Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults features policies that deal expressly with materials that respect the intellectual freedom of young library patrons. It emphasizes the importance of everything from needs assessment to collection development, encouraging librarians to consider informational, recreational, and curricular needs and interests as the library staff select material on behalf of young adults. With detailed guidelines for developing and evaluating collections of print and electronic material, Amy S. Pattee devotes chapters to materials selection, acquisition, and assessment, describing fiction and nonfiction genres, graphic forms, and multimedia and electronic materials, including networked resources, e-books, and computer games. Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults may be consulted by librarians charged with the development and maintenance of public library collections for young adults and may be employed in library science courses related to young adult literature and library services and collection development.

The Outsiders 50th Anniversary Edition

The Outsiders 50th Anniversary Edition

50 years of an iconic classic! The international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie--now with bonus content. This special edition of the groundbreaking novel contains: Never before seen photos and letters from the publisher's archives Original review clippings and media coverage Photos from the author’s personal collection A gallery of covers around the world New material from the stars and director of the iconic film--including Francis Ford Coppola, Rob Lowe, Matt Dillon, and others And much more! Celebrating 50 years of the novel that laid the groundwork for the YA genre, this is the ultimate edition for fans of THE OUTSIDERS. A perfect way to honor this impressive milestone and a must-have for fans of all ages. Ponyboy can count on his brothers. And on his friends. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a goo d time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect—until the night someone takes things too far.