Best Books for Young Adults / Edition 2

Best Books for Young Adults / Edition 2

by Betty Carter
     
 

ISBN-10: 083893501X

ISBN-13: 9780838935019

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: American Library Association

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838935019
Publisher:
American Library Association
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.95(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Part 1Background
Selecting the Best2
Trends in Young Adult Publishing9
Topical Lists14
Too Good to Miss17
Adventure18
Animals20
Family22
Leaving Home23
Fathers and Sons23
Mothers and Daughters24
Fantasy25
Friendship27
Historical Fiction29
The Holocaust31
Humor33
Mystery35
Not Quite Human37
Other Lives39
Quest41
Romance43
Short Takes45
Sports47
Starting Over49
Survival51
Suspense53
War55
Westerns57
The Writing Life59
Youth in Trouble61
Part 2The Book Lists, 1966-1999
The Books by Author64
The Books by Year164
The Best of the Best by Preconference187
AppendixBBYA Policies and Procedures192
Index197

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