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Cart?s Top 200 Adult Books for Young Adults: Two Decades in Review
     

Cart?s Top 200 Adult Books for Young Adults: Two Decades in Review

by Michael Cart
 

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Michael Cart, former YALSA president and the best-selling author of Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism, applies his considerable expertise as one of the nation’s leading experts on YA literature to identify exceptional adult books that will satisfy a variety of young adults’ recreational reading tastes. Drawing on his work as columnist and

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Michael Cart, former YALSA president and the best-selling author of Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism, applies his considerable expertise as one of the nation’s leading experts on YA literature to identify exceptional adult books that will satisfy a variety of young adults’ recreational reading tastes. Drawing on his work as columnist and critic for Booklist, Cart bases his recommendations on the notoriously choosy reading interests of today’s older young adults, and his roundup of high-quality titles

Features only the best of the best—no cheesy star bios or chick lit lite here
Covers a wide range of genres, from graphic novels and real-life adventures to romance and speculative fiction
Includes numerous read-alikes and related-titles lists, making it a great tool for both collection development and readers’ advisory
Makes finding a great book easy, with multiple indexes and thorough annotation

Put together with insight and obvious affection, Cart's guide spotlights hundreds of great books for a hard-to-satisfy audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838996263
Publisher:
American Library Association
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
136
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Cart is a nationally known expert in young adult literature, which he taught at UCLA before his recent relocation to the Midwest. A columnist and reviewer for ALA’s Booklist magazine, he is also the author or editor of 20 books and countless articles that have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Parents Magazine, American Libraries, School Library Journal, and elsewhere. The former president of both YALSA and ALAN, he is the recipient of the 2000 Grolier Award and the first recipient – in 2008 – of the YALSA/Greenwood Publishing Group Service to Young Adults Award. He appointed and chaired the Task Force that created the Michael L. Printz Award and subsequently chaired the 2006 Printz Committee.

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