“Name of person who created the citation: Karena Cross
Call Number - Z5917 .F3 H47 1999
Description – At the beginning of the book, there was a definition fantasy and a history of the genre.
Content Scope – different genres of books
Accuracy/Authority – According to Library Journal it is an accurate guide for looking at different genres.
Arrangement/Presentation - The selected titles come from many sources, including library and bookstore patrons, award winners, and reader polls. There is also a chapter on resources such as bibliographies, biographies, atlases, online resources, organizations and conventions, and awards.
Relation to Similar Works - Final Fantasy XIII: The Complete Official Guide by Piggyback; 100 Ways to Create Fantasy Figures by Francis Tsai; Fantasy: The 100 Best Books by James Cawthorne and Michael Moorcock;
Timeliness/Permanence – This is a book that can be used as a base for a building collection of different fantasy books.
Cost – $45
Rationale for Selection: This book goes into showing different types of literature that can be explored. Many students are interested in Fantasy books.
Reviewed in a Professional Resource? Library Journal
Aligned with curriculum? According to the Kentucky Program of Studies Primary Skills and Concepts Students will self-select texts based on personal interests.
Students will self-select texts based on personal interests.
Meets collection development needs? In order for students to be able to self-select texts based on personal interests, they must have an opportunity to see many different types of texts.