Sports in Series Nonfiction

Lempke, Susan Dove
October 2011
Booklist;10/1/2011, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p58
The article discusses books for young people about sports which are published in a series format, from a librarian's perspective. The various types of readers who are likely to be interested in such books are noted, and some characteristic features of the genre, such as brevity and prominent use of large color photographs, are discussed. The problem of information about sports teams becoming quickly obsolete is also noted.


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