HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist

Series: High-Frequency Readers

Series by cover

1–7 of 17 ( next | show all )
 
 

Works (17)

TitlesOrder
The Band by Nancy Leber
School by Gay Su Pinnell1
Lunch by Gay Su Pinnell2
I Like by Gay Su Pinnell3
I Am by Adria Klein4
I Can See by Adria Klein5
Kittens by Don L. Curry6
We are Painting by Francie Alexander9
We Can Go! by Ellen Geist10
Can you see it? by Cori M Murray11
We Like Fruit by Millen Lee12
My Cats by Eileen Robinson13
Look! by Cindy Chapman14
Big by Wiley Blevins15
In the Forest by Melissa Schiller16
We Like to Play! by Ellen Tarlow17
What is It? by Ellen Tarlow18

Related tags

Recommendations

Series description

Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

Helpers

AnnaClaire (22)
About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 125,416,280 books! | Top bar: Always visible