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AIDS Education

"Does AIDS Hurt?": Educating Young Children About AIDS, by Marcia Quackenbush and Sylvia Villarreal (Network Publications, P.O. Box 1830, Santa Cruz, Calif. 95061-1830; 149 pp., $14.95 paper). Provides parents and teachers of children in grades K-4 with answers to common questions about the disease and suggested approaches to discussion.

No Longer Immune: A Counselor's Guide to AIDS, edited by Craig D. Kain (American Association for Counseling and Development, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, Va. 22304; 295 pp., $24.95 paper, $22.95 for aacd members). Fourteen essays examining issues related to the disease and offering advice and intervention models for working with different populations.

Reducing the Risk: A School Leader's Guide to AIDS Education, Vol. 2, by Kathleen McCormick (National School Boards Association, 1680 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314; 44 pp., free). Recommends curricular and instructional policies.

Saturday Night Special: A Story of Choices, by Ana Consuelo Matiella (Network Publications, P.O. Box 1830, Santa Cruz, Calif. 95061-1830; 27 pp., $50 per 50 copies, paper, discounts increase with number ordered). A "photonovel" aimed at black and Hispanic teenagers that uses photographs and dialogue to teach about aids..

Handbooksand Reference Works

A.L.A. Handbook of Organization, 1988-1989 (American Library Association, Publishing Services Order Department, 50 East Huron St., Chicago, Ill. 60611; 375 pp., $10 paper, free for ala members). A guide to the association's divisions, offices, awards and scholarships, periodicals, and committee heads.

Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Vol. 1, edited by Agnes Garrett and Helga P. McCue (Gale Research Inc., Book Tower, Detroit, Mich. 48226; 258 pp., $49.95 cloth). Short biographies of 18 writers, filmmakers, and artists of interest to young adults.

Books To Help Children Cope With Separation and Loss: An Annotated Bibliography, Vol. 3, by Joanne E. Bernstein and Marsha Kabakow Rudman (R.R. Bowker Company, 245 West 17th St., New York, N.Y. 10011; 532 pp., $37.95 cloth). Describes approximately 600 fiction and nonfiction titles for young people that can be used as therapeutic tools.

Children's Literature Review, Vol. 16, edited by Gerard J. Senick (Gale Research Inc., Book Tower, Detroit, Mich. 48226; 261 pp., $84 cloth).el10lBrief discussions of the themes and styles of 12 authors and illustrators.

Directory of Student Science Training Programs for High Ability Precollege Students, 1989, prepared by Science Service Inc. (Science Service Inc., 1719 N St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; 58 pp., $3 paper). Capsule descriptions of curricula and application procedures for over 600 programs.

General Reference Books for Adults: Authoritative Evaluations of Encyclopedias, Atlases, and Dictionaries, edited by Marion Sader (R.R. Bowker Company, 245 West 17th St., New York, N.Y. 10011; 614 pp., $69.95 cloth). Evaluations of over 300 works.

North American Directory of Programs for Runaways, Homeless Youth and Missing Children, by Virginia K. Hines (American Youth Work Center, 1751 N St., N.W., Suite 302, Washington, D.C. 20036; 329 pp., $15 paper). Lists shelters and programs for homeless youths, and services for parents with missing children.

Outstanding Public and Private Elementary Schools in the United States, edited by Richard W. Hostrop (etc Publications, P.O. Box ETC, Palm Springs, Calif. 92263-1608; 446 pp., $19.95 paper). Principals and teachers from 79 schools recognized for exemplary performance by the U.S. Education Department discuss factors contributing to their programs' success.

Reference Books for Young Readers: Authoritative Evaluations of Encyclopedias, Atlases, and Dictionaries, edited by Marion Sader (R.R. Bowker Company, 245 West 17th St., New York, N.Y. 10011; 615 pp., $49.95 cloth). Listings appraise such elements as scope, currency, accuracy, clarity, and objectivity..

Summer on Campus: College Experiences for High School Students, by Shirley Levin (College Board Publications, P.O. Box 886, New York, N.Y. 10101-0886; 392 pp., $9.95 paper). Course offerings and application procedures for programs at over 150 American universities.

Vol. 08, Issue 31

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