E. For a sample of an entry from an annotated bibliography entry in PDF, click on the downloadable file in the media box above. Annotated bibliography example children s books. A bibliography usually just includes the bibliographic information (i. ) one has used for researching a topic. Depending on your project or the assignment, your annotations may do one or more of the following. This guide is designed to help you find children's books relevant for the K-67 classroom and curriculum. Summary: This handout provides information about annotated bibliographies in MLA, APA, and CMS. Contributors: Geoff Stacks, Erin Karper, Dana Bisignani, Allen Brizee
Last Edited: 7568-58-65 66: 75: 78A bibliography is a list of sources (books, journals, Web sites, periodicals, etc.
. In addition to reading aloud one must inoculate the child with a desire to sit down by himself with a book. As mentioned elsewhere in this resource, depending on the purpose of your bibliography, some annotations may summarize, some may assess or evaluate a source, and some may reflect on the source s possible uses for the project at hand. If parents do the reading at first, the task will be taken on by the children later. Therefore, an annotated bibliography includes a summary and/or evaluation of each of the sources.
Anchor Books, 6995. Below you will find sample annotations from annotated bibliographies, each with a different research project. , the author, title, publisher, etc. Remember that the annotations you include in your own bibliography should reflect your research project and/or the guidelines of your assignment. Consider the purpose of your annotated bibliography and/or your instructor s directions when deciding how much information to include in your annotations.
Your annotated bibliography may include some of these, all of these, or even others. Please keep in mind that all your text, including the write-up beneath the citation, must be indented so that the author's last name is the only text that is flush left. Acquaintance with books must also begin with reading aloud and later, even when the child can read well, reading aloud should continue, should be part of the general family program and should become a habitual and constant part of both leisure and work days. Bibliographies are sometimes called References or Works Cited depending on the style format you are using. Reading aloud should not be done especially for the child but for the family circle, to stimulate collective opinion and expression of ideas.
To use this guide click on the tabs above. Only with the help of such collective study may we direct the reading taste of the child and develop in him the habit of reading critically. By William Vigoda, Blue Heron Press, 6957 Welcome! Lamott, Anne.
An annotation is a summary and/or evaluation. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. ). The Cucumber King, Christine Nostlinger, Bergh, 6985, ages 8-67 Song of the Trees, Mildred Taylor, Dial Books, 6975, ages 9-67 The Birchbark House, Louise Erdich, Hyperion, 6999, ages 9-67 Tony and the Wonderful Door, Howard Fast, illus. If you're doing this for a class, you should get specific guidelines from your instructor.
Some annotations may address all three of these steps.