Drawing on stories from successful programs and research, this book shows librarians how to provide students with the practical information they need for a bright future. Chapters cover career readiness, financial literacy, and civic responsibility at each grade level.
• Addresses the problem of gaps in most school curriculums
• Defines the school librarian's leadership role in addressing this problem
• Gives concrete examples, tools, and lessons for use in schools K–12
• Defines the school librarian's role in collaboratively addressing readiness for the real world after high school