TITLE

A Bookless Bookfair: From Disaster to Delight

AUTHOR(S)
Berkeley, Anne
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Florida Media Quarterly;Fall2003, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates a media specialist's experience in a book fair. Perceptions on traditional book fairs; Problems encountered in such book fair; Move taken by the media specialist to cope with the problems.
ACCESSION #
12768065

 

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