Martha Jo Dendinger
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Biographies for teenagers/young adult

Good morning everyone,This is an area in which many, if not most, of us struggle.  Biographies for teenagers/students/young adults.  Are there any good biographies that would interest this age…Continue

Started Jun 19

Accelerated Reader program
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Is anyone using Accelerated Reader in their library?  If so, would you be willing to share your experiences with me?  I'm considering adding it to our church library.  Thanks so much. MarthaContinue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Sharln Chapman Jun 1.

Books for adult readers with low literacy
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Good day,Does anyone have recommendations for books for adults who are beginning to learn to read?  I'm looking for Christian titles that aren't geared toward children.  Are there any sources?Thanks…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Jenn Burwell Jun 12, 2016.

Bible character biographies
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What is the best way to catalog biographies of biblical characters?  We have some Old Testament characters in 221 and New Testament ones in 225.  Some have the first three letters of the author's…Continue

Started this Q&A. Last reply by Martha Jo Dendinger Apr 28, 2016.

 

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Biographies for teenagers/young adult

Good morning everyone,This is an area in which many, if not most, of us struggle.  Biographies for teenagers/students/young adults.  Are there any good biographies that would interest this age group?  Thanks so much.  MarthaSee More
Jun 19
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Accelerated Reader program'
"No cost at all. For the accelerated reader info I use http://www.arbookfind.com If I'm looking for Lexile information I use https://lexile.com/"
Jun 1
Martha Jo Dendinger replied to the discussion 'Accelerated Reader program'
"Thanks, Sharin.  Would you mind sharing exactly what website you use?  Is there a cost?"
Jun 1
Martha Jo Dendinger replied to the discussion 'Kids Summer reading program'
"Yes, we created a card (5 squares by 5 squares) and call it SHARE, rather than BINGO.  Each square has an activity, such as "Check out, read, and return one book from the FBA Media Library" or "Read one book from the New…"
Jun 1
Sharln Chapman replied to the discussion 'Accelerated Reader program'
"When I catalog a children's book I generally look up the AR info from their website and I note the information in the catalog record. No one has really asked to know that info about the books though. But it's there should anyone ask."
May 17
Martha Jo Dendinger posted a discussion

Accelerated Reader program

Is anyone using Accelerated Reader in their library?  If so, would you be willing to share your experiences with me?  I'm considering adding it to our church library.  Thanks so much. MarthaSee More
May 17
Jenn Burwell replied to the discussion 'Books for adult readers with low literacy'
"Most of these links are for general public and not specifically…"
Jun 12, 2016
Martha Jo Dendinger replied to the discussion 'Question about an OLD book'
"Maybe donate it to a Seventh Day Adventist Church, or why put some apostate material (if it is such) back on the street?"
Jun 9, 2016
Martha Jo Dendinger posted a discussion

Books for adult readers with low literacy

Good day,Does anyone have recommendations for books for adults who are beginning to learn to read?  I'm looking for Christian titles that aren't geared toward children.  Are there any sources?Thanks so much.MarthaSee More
Jun 9, 2016
Martha Jo Dendinger replied to the discussion 'Bible character biographies'
"Thanks, Susan. I have the non-biblical biographies under "Biog".  Separating Old and New Testament can be confusing for patrons who love biographies. I may just call it a educational moment."
Apr 28, 2016
Martha Jo Dendinger replied to the discussion 'Incomplete series'
"Hi, Cathy, We catalog series as follows:  813 (for fiction), first three letters of the author's last name, first three letters of the series title and the number in the series.  Therefore, your example would be 813 Wic Yel 03 You…"
Apr 28, 2016
Susan Glynn Mule' replied to the discussion 'Bible character biographies'
"I do things a little differently. I've been putting them under "B" for biographies because that seems to be the easiest way for my patrons to find them. "
Apr 19, 2016
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Apr 11, 2016
Martha Jo Dendinger replied to the discussion 'Bible character biographies'
"Thanks so much! Martha"
Apr 11, 2016
Eva Nell Hunter replied to the discussion 'Bible character biographies'
"We've taught that in Bible biographies they should be classified according to Old Testament 221.92 using the first three letters of the Bible character's first name on the second line.  If there are several books about the same…"
Nov 5, 2015
Charles Campbell replied to the discussion 'Bible character biographies'
"The number 225.92 is correct for apostles. To group them by apostle, use a double cutter, the apostle's name and then the author's (or first three letters of last name). For Old Testament figures, the number is tied to the book(s) of the…"
Oct 30, 2015

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