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In a newly updated edition covering 45 years of recommended titles-from 1959 to 2004-readers get to identify the most frequently cited titles and explore by genre. More than just a list of outstanding books, this enjoyable, made-for-browsing reference: Acts as a convenient collection development tool for libraries and community organizations, Provides historical context and significance for each title, Serves as an excellent study tool for both young adult and older readers, Engages readers with succinct annotations, Presents a "quick look" graphical representation of the top 23 titles chosen over the lifespan of the lists.
Coming from two of the most trusted sources to list "Outstanding Books," ALA and YALSA, this new edition stands as an authoritative guide. It's filled with concise and accessible information about excellent books. Designed for school library media specialists, YA librarians, and adults working with children and young adults as they prepare for their next educational adventure, it will also appeal to parents, teachers, counselors, and anyone committed to lifelong learning.
|Part 1||Outstanding Books by Genre or Subject|
|Books about the Theater||41|
|Art, Architecture, and Photography||46|
|Film and Television||74|
|Science and Technology||99|
|Part 2||Lists by Year, 2004-1959|
|Part 3||Special Lists|
|A||Guidelines for the Outstanding Books for the College Bound Committee||215|
|B||Tips for Using More Outstanding Books for the College Bound||219|
|C||Reading Action Plan||221|
|D||Resources for Further Reading||222|