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            The School Librarian as

            Curriculum Leader

            JODY K. HOWARD
             “ recent graduates who are looking to establish themselves
              This book would be an excellent choice for SLMS students or
                                  ”                         —VOYA, August 3, 2017
              in a school environment.

            This reference provides school library professors with strategies and tips for creating
            future school leaders out of current LIS students. Drawing upon her extensive experience
            as a school librarian, author Jody K. Howard heralds the library professional’s role as   March 2017, 116pp, 7x10
            information specialist, instructional partner, and curriculum advocate. Her insider’s   Paperback: 978-1-59884-990-5
            perspective is rich with tested strategies to help students seamlessly integrate the   $45.00, £34.00, €39,00
            responsibilities of their multiple roles into daily activities.   eBook: 978-1-4408-4407-2
            The work explains the process of curriculum mapping and collection development with an
            eye on teaching these tools to those new to the profession. The content provides methods   JODY K. HOWARD , PhD, has educated
            for developing guided inquiry lessons in collaboration with teachers, illustrates ways to   school librarians and other library
                                                                              professionals at Palmer School of Library
            develop leadership skills while aligning the collection with the curriculum, and offers   and Information Science, Old Dominion
            strategies for working alongside curriculum committees and classroom teachers to build a   University, and Emporia State University.
            cohesive educational program. The final chapter explores the roles and responsibilities of
            school librarians at the district, state, and national level.

            •  Includes charts, tables, models, and discussion questions to aid school library professors
            •  Provides strategies for developing, aligning, and evaluating curriculum

            Social Justice and Cultural Competency

            Essential Readings for School Librarians
            Education systems today are expected to advance national goals related to fairness,
            equity, and social cohesion. Comprising articles written and collected in the journal of the
            International Association of School Librarianship and new articles written especially for
            this anthology, this book documents both empirical research and promising practices to
            help school librarians and teachers work together to promote social justice and develop
            learners’ and educators’ cultural competence.

            Both coeditors are experienced in working with authors from around the world and have
            participated in the development of effective and ethical standards and guidelines for   November 2019, 178pp, 7x10
                                                                              Paperback: 978-1-4408-7120-7
            school library practitioners. Brief real-life case studies of school librarians and teachers   $50.00, £38.00, €44,00
            in action showcase efforts to improve the lives of marginalized or under-served students.   eBook: 978-1-4408-7123-8
            School librarians inside and outside of the United States, school library educators and
            policymakers, and academic librarians building school librarianship collections will find   MARCIA A. MARDIS  is associate professor
            this guide valuable.                                              and assistant dean at Florida State
                                                                              University. Marcia was editor and lead
            FEATURES                                                          writer of the AASL National School
            •  Includes evidence-based approaches to dealing with challenges to the educational   Library Standards.
              and moral purposes of schools                                   DIANNE OBERG  is professor emerita at the
            •  Features fresh perspectives on shared concerns from colleagues  University of Alberta, Canada. She served
                                                                              on the IFLA School Libraries Standing
            •  Provides access to research and promising practices            Committee for 12 years and has been an
                                                                              active member of IASL since 1982.
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