Best Books for High School Readers, Supplement to the First Edition: Grades 9-12

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This supplement to the first edition covers more than 2,600 titles published from June 2004 to June 2006, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources. This thematic work offers a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for teen reading material, both fiction and nonfiction. It provides annotations with succinct plot summaries, ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations. Award-winning and series titles are also noted. The guide is an ...

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Overview

This supplement to the first edition covers more than 2,600 titles published from June 2004 to June 2006, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources. This thematic work offers a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for teen reading material, both fiction and nonfiction. It provides annotations with succinct plot summaries, ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations. Award-winning and series titles are also noted. The guide is an invaluable resource for anyone.

This supplement to the first edition covers more than 2,600 titles published from June 2004 to June 2006, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources. This thematic work offers a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for teen reading material, both fiction and nonfiction. It provides annotations with succinct plot summaries, ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations. Award-winning and series titles are also noted. The guide is an invaluable resource for anyone working with teens or teen literature.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Published in 2004, the first edition of Best Books for High School Readers provided librarians with an extensive list of recommended titles for youth in grades 9-12. This supplement brings that reference up to date, covering titles published between early 2004 and the middle of 2006. Over 2,500 annotated entries are organized by literary type or subject/theme."

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Reference & Research Book News

"They are trusted resources especially when topic and genre are paramount in one's search for just the right title or focused collection. Highly recommended."

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Teacher Librarian

"[T]he most comprehensive of the selective children's book selection tools."

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Christian Library Journal

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Meet the Author

JOHN T. GILLESPIE, former Dean and Instructor of Library Science, Long Island University, New York, has authored numerous books in the area of library management, school libraries, and children's and young adult literature.

CATHERINE BARR is the co-author of other volumes in the Best Books series (Best Books for Children and Best Books for High School Readers) and of Popular Series Fiction for K-6 Readers, Popular Series Fiction for Middle School and Teen Readers, and High/Low Handbook: Best Books and Web Sites for Reluctant Teen Readers.

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