Friday, September 27, 2013

Best New Media, K-12

Barr, Catherine. Best New Media, K-12: A Guide to Movies, Subscription Web Sites, and Educational Software and Games. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
ISBN: 978-1-59158-467-4

Publisher's Description
The abundance of formats available today provides a rich learning environment but also poses challenges to librarians, teachers, and parents. This new volume in the respected Best Books series guides readers to the best movies, educational software and games, and subscription Web sites for children and teens. 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. A great selection, collection development, and programming tool...Comments on best values are incorporated when appropriate. Extensive indexing makes access easy, and an introduction addresses selection, acquisitions, cataloguing, shelving, and security of new media. Grades K–12.

Table of Contents
Materials for Younger Children (Grades K-3)
Materials for Older Children (Grades 4-12)
Literary Forms
Language and Communication
Biography, Memoirs, Etc.
The Arts and Entertainment
History and Geography
Philosophy and Religion
Society and the Individual
Guidance and Personal Development
Physical and Applied Sciences
Recreation and Sports
Title Index
Subject Index