Best Books for Young Adults

Best Books for Young Adults

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Provides reviews for classic and contemporary young adult books, identifies teenagers' interests and best book selections, and includes guidelines for creating reading lists of both young adult and suitable adult literature.

Book News
Presented by the Best Books for Young Adults Committee, this volume features 27 annotated booklists for young adult readers between the ages of 12 and 18. The lists, each containing 20 titles, are organized by theme and are reproducible. They include fiction and nonfiction, and annotations were written with young readers in mind. The 15-member committee chose books from 2000 to 2006 relating to standard themes and genres, and recent literary trends. The lists are followed by the Best Books for Young Adults Selections from 1966-2007, annotated and organized by author and year. Also provided is a chapter on current trends in the lists and teen publishing in general. The book is intended for teen service librarians in public and school libraries, parents, and middle and high school English teachers. Koelling is outreach services manager for a library system in Washington. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2007
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780838935699
Branch Call Number: 028.1625 B4643 2007
Characteristics: ix, 346 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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