Radical Change: Books for Youth in a Digital Age, Part 5

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H.W. Wilson Company, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 344 pages
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Proposing a conceptual framework for evaluating "hand-held" books, Dresang (information studies, Florida State U.) explains how books are changing along with developments in digital information and how librarians, teachers, and parents can recognize and use books to create connections for and among young people using digital concepts and designs that emphasize multilayered, nonlinear stories and information. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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SECTION ONE Recognizing Radical Change
Radical Changes in Books

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About the author (1999)

Eliza T. Dresang was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1941. She graduated from Emory University before becoming a Spanish teacher. She did graduate work in library science at UCLA and received a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She worked as a librarian and a professor of library science. She is best known for her book, Radical Change: Books for Youth in a Digital Age, which was published in 1999. She died on April 21, 2014 at the age of 72.

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