[aisle] New Genre question

Barb Miller bmiller at troy30c.org
Tue Sep 29 10:07:35 CDT 2020

In our collection we have a similar section in nonfiction called Popular.

Barb Miller
Learning Resource Center Facilitator
Troy Community Consolidated School District 30C

*“What a school thinks about its library is a measure of what it feels
about education.” Harold Howe*

On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 10:03 AM Karen Kruckenberg via AISLE <
aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:

> I have organized our high school collection by genres, and am thinking
> about creating a new genre, or perhaps sub-genre, for nonfiction action and
> adventure type books. It would be a place to direct those readers looking
> for Action and Adventure, but "real stories".  Examples, *The Port
> Chicago 50, The Grand Escape*.    Most of these titles I have pulled out
> of the "Narrative Nonfiction" section, which includes Erik Larsen books, H
> is for Hawk, etc.  Has anyone else sorted these types of books, and if so,
> what do you call the genre, and do you shelve it with your Action/Adventure
> fiction?  Sub-section of narrative or literary nonfiction?
> Mrs. Karen Kruckenberg, MS Ed. TS, LIS Endorsed
> Harvard High School Library Media Center Director
> NHS Co-Advisor
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> kkruckenberg at cusd50.org
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