Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Build It, Make It, Do It, Play It! (book)

Bomhold, C. & Elder, T. (2014). Build It, Make It, Do It, Play It! Subject Access to the Best How-To Guides for Children and Teens. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited. 978-1-59884-391-0.

For busy librarians and educators, finding instructions for projects, activities, sports, and games that children and teens will find interesting is a constant challenge. This guide is a time-saving, one-stop resource for locating this type of information—one that also serves as a valuable collection development tool that identifies the best among thousands of choices, and can be used for program planning, reference and readers' advisory, and curriculum support. Build It, Make It, Do It, Play It! identifies hundreds of books that provide step-by-step instructions for creating arts and crafts, building objects, finding ways to help the disadvantaged, or engaging in other activities ranging from gardening to playing games and sports. Organized by broad subject areas—arts and crafts, recreation and sports (including indoor activities and games), and so forth—the entries are further logically organized by specific subject, ensuring quick and easy use.

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