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Eilleen MacLean <[log in to unmask]>
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Eilleen MacLean <[log in to unmask]>
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I keep mine all together on top of the bookcase where the biographies are
filed.  They are very popular and easier to find that way.
I hope this helps!
Eilleen MacLean
Northeast Harbor Library


On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:10 AM, Rachel Davis <[log in to unmask]>
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> Grosset & Dunlap's "Who Was--" biography series is very popular with kids
> here.  I frequently have kids asking where the books in that series are
> located.  Currently, we interfile them with other biographies for kids
> according to their subject. I am considering shelving them all together so
> that kids who like the series will have an easier time browsing them. It's
> unusual for kids who might not otherwise be interested in biographies to
> read a book about someone they may not even have heard of simply because
> they like the series format, and I'd like to encourage this interest.
>
> Are there any libraries out there that shelve this series all together,
> separately from other biographies? If so, do you give them a unique call
> number, and what has your experience been with this practice?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Rachel
>
> Rachel Q. Davis
> Assistant Director/Children's Librarian
> Thomas Memorial Library <http://www.thomasmemoriallibrary.org/index.shtml>
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