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1 Welcome EHS Media Center Task Definition: Top 5 Freshman Fiction Favorites Fiction Genres and Location Graphic Novels and Location Location of New Books, Magazines, Playaways, and Nooks Student Equipment Check out Check out Policies How to Recommend Books Use Search Stations to Find Books Check out a Book

2 Top Five Freshman Fiction Favorites 1.Hunger Games Series – Suzanne Collins 2.The Help – Kathryn Stockett 3.Percy Jackson & the Olympians Series – Rick Riordan 4.Twilight Series – Stephanie Meyer 5.Vampire Academy Series – Richelle Mead/ Cirque Du Freak Series – Darren Shan

3 Fiction Genres: Adventure Thrillers Fast-paced action Suspense Examples: The Devil and His Boy by Anthony Horowitz Fic (Adv) Pat

4 Fiction Genres: Contemporary Realistic events Modern setting Examples: Crank by Ellen Hopkins, Airhead by Meg Cabot Fic (Con) Rap

5 Fiction Genre: Fantasy Magic Supernatural creatures Good vs. evil Examples: Dragon Avenger by E.E. Knight, Harry Potter series Fic (Fan) Cas

6 Fiction Genres: Historical Fiction Fictional accounts of historic figures, events Examples: Atonement by Ian McEwan, Copper Sun by Sharon Draper Fic (His) Low

7 Fiction Genres: Mystery Figure out unsolved puzzle/crime/ event Examples: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Pretty Little Liars series Fic (Mys) Bro

8 Fiction Genre: Multicultural Characters from diverse cultures African- American, Latino, Native American, etc. Examples: The First Part Last by Angela Johnson Fic (Mul) Mye

9 Fiction Genres: Horror Scary Paranormal Evil Examples: Cirque du Freak series, The Chronicles of Vladimir Todd by Heather Brewer Fic (Hor) Cla

10 Fiction Genres: Religion Religious faith central to plot and theme Examples: Left Behind series, A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving Fic (Rel) You

11 Fiction Genres: Romance Love stories Relationships/ Dating/Crushes Happy endings Examples: The Secrets of Boys by Hailey Abbot, Nicholas Sparks books Fic (Rom) Ada

12 Fiction Genres: Science Fiction Science/technology Other worlds/planets/ dimensions Examples: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Uglies by Scott Westerfield Fic (Sci) Shu

13 Fiction Genres: Sports Athletic events/charac- ters Examples: Crackback by John Coy, Soccer Scoop by Matt Christopher Fic (Spo) Mye

14 Graphic Novels Book-length comics Examples: Chibi Vampire series, Bleach series, Bone series Chm

15 New Books, Playaways, and Magazines New Books (Fiction and Non Fiction) Magazines (New and Archive) Playaways (Fiction and Non Fiction) ABP Fic Gru

16 Nook E-Readers 13 Color Wi-Fi (school only) All Genres (Fic/Non-FIc) Two week check-out Parent permission Forms at desk

17 Student Equipment 3 Mini Laptops 5 Flip Camcorders 2 Digital Cameras 3 Day Limit $1 Late Fee Per Day Teacher & Parent Permission Required

18 Check Out Policies 3 Item Limit Circulation Loan Period – 14 Days New Magazines/Some Reference - Overnight Late Fees – 5 Cents Day/Book No Check Out for Over Dues and Fines over $1 Renew (Avoid Late Fees) – Can Renew without Book in Hand

19 Media Center Intranet Page Collection Development Recommendation LinkCollection Development Recommendation Link Search Station Access from anywhere


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