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Series: The Home Adventure Library

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The Home Adventure Library: The Earth and the Stars by Richard Whittingham1
The Home Adventure Library: Numbers and Discoveries by Arthur J Snider2
The Home Adventure Library: People and Places by David Johnstone3
The Home Adventure Library: Plants And Animals by Lestina Larsen Colby3
The Home Adventure Library: America's Story by Paul Neimark5
The Home Adventure Library: All About You by Paul G Neimark6
The Home Adventure Library: Great Stories From World Literature by Doris Heitkotter7
The Home Adventure Library: Holidays and Entertainment by Barbara Brooks8
The Home Adventure Library: Fact Book and Index by Illustrated by John Faulkner Systems for Education9
The Home Adventure Library: Parents' Guide by James Ertel10
The Home Adventure Library (5 Volume Series Set, 1-5) by Richard WhittinghamSet
The Home Adventure Library (Volumes 1 Thru 7) by Richard WhittinghamSet
The Home Adventure Library Great Stories Holidays and Entertainments Index by Doris HeitkotterSet
The Home Adventure Library: Complete Set by James ErtelOmnibus
The Home Adventure Library: Earth and Stars, Numbers and Discoveries, and Fact Book by Richard WhittinghamSet
The Home Adventure Library: Great Stories from World Literature, Holidays and Entertainments by Doris HeitkotterSet
The Home Adventure Library: Great Stories from World Literature, Holidays and Entertainments, Index by Richard WhittinghamSet
The Home Adventure Library: People and Places, America's Story by David JohnstoneSet
The Home Adventure Library: Plants and Animals, All About You by Lestina Larsen ColbySet

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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.

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