What's a good book?: selecting books for children

United States, 1982

Film
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Various librarians and writers give their opinions as to what constitutes good reading material for children. Shows the decision-making process behind the selection of books for children’s libraries and stresses the need to consider why children like particular books. Suitable for tertiary/teacher level.

Credits

producer/director

Joanna Foster

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Language

English

Duration

00:26:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34822

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Reading

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Books

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Learning, Psychology o

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Librarians

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Libraries and readers

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Library science

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Public libraries

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

Literature → Books

Literature → Children's literature

Literature → Libraries and readers

Literature → Public libraries

Literature → Reading

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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