"I certainly never write a review about a book I don't think worth reviewing, a flat-out bad book, unless it's an enormously fashionable bad book." --
says, John Gardner in Conversations with John Gardner
Quoted from 'Dictionary of Library and Information Science Quotations'     Edited by Mohamed Taher & L S Ramaiah. ISBN: 8185689423 (New Delhi , Aditya, 1994) p.150. Available @ Amazon.com

Monday, December 25, 2006

What is Christian Fiction?

"Christian fiction for our purposes is defined as works reflecting biblically (Old and New Testament) based attitudes, philosophies, and actions in their storylines through whatever fictional genre, whether fantasy, mystery, realistic fiction, picture books, board books, and so on."(p. 7) in Librarian's Guide to Developing Christian Fiction collections for Children, by Barbara J. Walker (2005)
Neal-Schuman Publishers
Bibliographic record @ Library of Congress catalog.
About the book:
compiles a core list of recommended books, literary series, DVDs and videos with annotations and reviews, and delivers lists of reward winning titles, author biographies, and Christian fiction publishers.

What others say:
"This is a reasonably thorough resource for librarians-Christian or not-who may find themselves in need of a Christian fiction collection." -Jodi Kearns, University of Akron, OH bn.com

See also: Christian Fiction Blog Alliance


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