February 11, 2010
A “well-written and thoroughly researched volume …[an] intriguing history” is how the December 2009 volume of the School Library Journal
described Sisters, Schoolgirls, and Sleuths: Girls' Series Books in America
in a glowing review.
Written by Burke Library Director of Public Services Carolyn Carpan, the book is the first study of American girls' series books to examine the entire genre from its beginning in the 1840s to present day, including Nancy Drew, The Baby-Sitters Club and Sweet Valley High. More ...