Tales Out of the School Library
Developing Professional DispositionsBook - 2010
This groundbreaking book about developing the professional dispositions of school librarians uses three fictionalized librarians to serve as authentic models addressing familiar topics and situations.
* Features a foreword by Theodore R. Sizer, an educational reform scholar, who developed the fictionalized nonfiction style of writing about Horace Smith, an amalgam of the teachers Sizer met crossing the country during his cross-country research of the practices found in American high schools in the 1980s
* Offers follow-up questions and answers that drive home the lessons of each tale, plus discussion questions
* Presents an annotated bibliography of additional helpful readings