Thorough and in-depth coverage of reference materials is at your fingertips with American Reference Books Annual. With nearly 1600 descriptive and evaluative entries, it continues its tradition as a comprehensive review source for reference works published or distributed in the United States. It encompasses the entire subject spectrum, covering such areas as general reference, history, education, literature, urban studies, economics and business, and science and technology. Some CD-ROMs and Canadian reference publications are covered.
This new addition to the ARBA In-depth series provides focused help in building children's and young adult collections. More than 300 critical reviews of quality reference titles by subject experts cover reference titles for this audience; all of which have appeared in the last six editions of American Reference Books Annual, the long-trusted source of reliable reviews of recent reference publications. Author, title, and subject indexes, as well as a contributor list, are provided. The fourth in this series of companion volumes to ARBA, this work is designed to assist academic, public, and school libraries in the systematic selection of suitable reference materials for their collections. Its purpose is to aid in the evaluation process by presenting more than 300 critical and evaluative reviews in all areas of children's and young adult resources.
Discusses such topics as the formation and periodic changes of the earth's surface, historical attempts to draw accurate world maps, and the earth's various resources. Also includes physical, political, cultural, and faunal maps of six continents and a composite map of Antarctica.
Gift & Talented "RM" Workbooks develop children's natural talents and gifts with curricular activities that enhance critical and creative thinking skills. Story starters will challenge children by providing story-telling and writing activities in the form of story fragments to enhance critical and creative thinking skills. Children will understand the meaning of words even if they cannot yet read or write them.