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Author: Stephen Calvert
Publisher: New Providence, N.J. : R.R. Bowker, ©1997.
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This superb selection guide helps you provide the best in recreational & curriculum-based reading material for your patrons in grades 7-12. Combining the popular Best Books for Junior High Readers & Best Books for Senior High Readers into one updated new resource, Best Books for Young Adult Readers features more than 6,500 titles sure to stimulate teen readers & link literature with learning. Each entry provides:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Books and reading
Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Calvert
ISBN: 0835238326 9780835238328
OCLC Number: 36241616
Notes: Includes indexes.
"Grades 7-12"--Cover.
Description: xx, 744 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Major Subjects Arranged Alphabetically --
Literary Forms --
Fiction --
Adventure and Survival --
Animal Stories --
Classics --
Europe --
General and Miscellaneous --
Great Britain and Ireland --
United States --
Other Countries --
Contemporary Life and Problems --
General and Miscellaneous --
Ethnic Groups and Problems --
Family Life and Problems --
Physical and Emotional Problems --
Personal Problems and Growing into Maturity --
World Affairs and Contemporary Problems --
Fantasy --
Historical Fiction --
Prehistory --
Ancient and Medieval History --
General and Miscellaneous --
Greece and Rome --
Middle Ages --
Africa --
Asia and the Pacific --
Europe and the Middle East --
Latin America and Canada --
United States --
Indians of North America --
Discovery and Exploration --
Colonial Period and French and Indian Wars --
Revolutionary Period (1775-1809) --
Nineteenth Century to the Civil War (1809-1861) --
The Civil War (1861-1865) --
Western Expansion and Pioneer Life --
Reconstruction to World War I (1865-1914) --
Between Wars and the Great Depression --
Twentieth-Century Wars --
World War I --
World War II and the Holocaust --
Korean, Vietnam, and Other Wars --
Horror Stories and the Supernatural --
Humor --
Mysteries, Thrillers, and Spy Stories --
Romances --
Science Fiction --
Sports --
Short Stories and General Anthologies --
Plays --
General and Miscellaneous Collections --
Geographical Regions --
Europe --
Great Britain and Ireland --
Other Countries --
United States --
Poetry --
General and Miscellaneous Collections --
Geographical Regions --
Europe --
Great Britain and Ireland --
Other Countries --
United States --
Other Regions --
Folklore, Fairy Tales, and Fables --
Africa --
Asia and the Middle East --
Australia and the Pacific Islands --
Europe --
North America --
Indians of North America --
United States --
Mythology --
General and Miscellaneous --
Greece and Rome --
Speeches, Essays, and General Literary Works --
Literary History and Criticism --
Fiction --
United States --
Plays --
Europe --
Great Britain and Ireland --
Language and Communication --
Signs and Symbols --
Symbols, Words, and Languages --
Writing and the Media --
Books and Publishing --
Newspapers, Magazines, Comics, and Journalism --
Philosophy and Religion --
Philosophy --
World Religions --
Christianity --
Islam --
Judaism --
Religious Cults --
Society and the Individual --
General Sociology --
Government and Political Science --
United Nations and Other International Organizations --
International Relations, Peace, and War --
United States Government and Institutions --
The Constitution --
The Presidency --
Federal Government, Its Agencies, and Public Administration --
State and Municipal Governments and Agencies --
Libraries and Other Educational Institutions --
The Law and the Courts --
Politics --
Elections --
The Armed Forces --
Taxes and Public Expenditure --
Citizenship and Civil Rights --
Civil and Human Rights --
Immigration --
Ethnic Groups and Prejudice --
African Americans --
Asian Americans --
Hispanic Americans --
Indians and Other Native Americans --
Jews --
Other Ethnic Groups --
Social Concerns and Conflicts --
Environmental Issues --
Pollution --
Recycling --
Population Issues --
Aging --
Crime and Prisons --
Poverty, Homelessness, and Hunger --
Unemployment and Labor Problems --
Public Morals --
Sex Roles --
Social Action, Social Change, and Futurism --
Social Customs --
Terrorism --
Urban and Rural Life --
Economics and Business --
Economic Systems and Institutions --
Stock Exchanges --
Consumerism --
Employment and Jobs --
Labor Unions --
Money and Trade --
Marketing and Advertising --
Guidance and Personal Development --
Education and the Schools --
Development of Academic Skills --
Study Skills --
Writing and Speaking Skills --
Academic Guidance --
Colleges and Universities --
Financial Aid --
Careers and Occupational Guidance --
Careers --
Arts, Entertainment, and Sports --
Business --
Construction and Mechanical Trades --
Education and Librarianship --
Law, Police, and Other Society-Oriented Careers --
Medicine and Health --
Science and Engineering --
Technical and Industrial Careers --
Personal Finances --
Money-Making Ideas --
Baby-sitting --
Managing Money --
Health and the Human Body --
Aging and Death --
Alcohol, Drugs, and Smoking --
Bionics and Transplants --
Diseases and Illnesses --
Doctors, Hospitals, and Medicine --
Genetics --
Grooming, Personal Appearance, and Dress --
The Human Body --
Brain and Nervous System --
Musculoskeletal System --
Senses --
Teeth --
Hygiene and Physical Fitness --
Mental Disorders and Emotional Problems --
Nutrition and Diet --
Physical Disabilities and Problems --
Reproduction, Sex Education, and Child Care --
Safety and First Aid --
Sex Problems (Abuse, Harassment, etc.) --
Sexual Identity --
Human Development and Behavior --
General and Miscellaneous --
Psychology and Human Behavior --
Emotions and Emotional Behavior --
Ethics and Moral Behavior --
Etiquette and Manners --
Intelligence and Thinking --
Personal Guidance --
Social Groups --
Family and Family Problems --
Youth Groups --
The Arts and Entertainment --
Architecture and Building --
General and Miscellaneous --
History of Architecture --
Various Types of Buildings --
Painting, Sculpture, and Photography --
History of Art --
Regions --
Africa --
Asia and the Middle East --
Europe --
North America --
United States --
South and Central America --
Decorative Arts --
Music --
History of Music --
Jazz and Popular Music (Country, Rap, Rock, etc.) --
Opera and Musicals --
Orchestra and Musical Instruments --
Songs and Folk Songs --
Theater, Dance, and Other Performing Arts --
Dance (Ballet, Modern, etc.) --
Motion Pictures --
Radio and Television --
Recordings --
Theater and Other Dramatic Forms --
Biography, Memoirs, etc. --
Adventure and Exploration --
Collective --
Individual --
Arts and Entertainment --
Collective --
Artists --
Composers --
Performers (Actors, Musicians, etc.) --
Miscellaneous Artists --
Government and Other American Public Figures --
Collective --
Civil Rights Leaders --
Presidents and Their Families --
Other Government and Public Figures --
Miscellaneous Persons --
Science, Medicine, Industry, and Business --
Collective --
Individual --
Sports --
Collective --
Baseball --
Basketball --
Boxing --
Football --
Gymnastics --
Ice Skating --
Tennis --
Track and Field --
World Figures --
Collective --
Africa --
Asia and the Middle East --
Australia and the Pacific Islands --
Europe --
North America (excluding the United States) --
Miscellaneous Interesting Lives --
History and Geography --
General History and Geography --
Atlases, Maps, and Mapmaking --
Paleontology --
Anthropology and Evolution --
Archaeology --
World History and Geography --
Ancient History --
Greece --
Middle East --
Rome --
Middle Ages Through the Renaissance (500-1700) --
Eighteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries (1700-1900) --
Twentieth Century --
World War I --
World War II and the Holocaust --
Modern World History (1945- ) --
Geographical Regions --
Africa --
Central and Eastern Africa --
North Africa --
South Africa --
West Africa --
Asia --
China --
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh --
Japan --
Other Countries --
Australia and the Pacific Islands --
Europe --
Eastern Europe and the Balkans --
France --
Germany and Austraia --
Great Britain and Ireland --
Greece --
Italy --
The Netherlands and Belgium --
Russia and Other Former Soviet Republics --
Scandinavia, Iceland, and Greenland --
Spain and Portugal --
Middle East --
Egypt --
Israel --
Other Countries --
North and South America (excluding the United States) --
General History and Geography --
North America --
Canada --
Central America --
Mexico --
Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Other Caribbean Islands --
South America --
Polar Regions --
United States --
General History and Geography --
Historical Periods --
Indians and Other Native Americans --
Discovery and Exploration --
Colonial Period and French and Indian Wars --
Revolutionary Period and the Young Nation (1775-1809) --
Nineteenth Century to the Civil War (1809-1861) --
Civil War (1861-1865) --
Westward Expansion and Pioneer Life --
Reconstruction to World War I (1865-1917) --
Between the Wars and the Great Depression (1918-1941) --
World War II to the Present (1945- ) --
Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf Wars --
Regions --
Midwest --
Mountain and Plains States --
Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic States --
Pacific States --
South --
Southwest --
Physical and Applied Sciences --
Experiments and Projects --
Astronomy and Space Science --
Astronautics and Space Exploration --
Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids --
Earth and the Moon --
Sun and the Solar System --
Stars --
Universe --
Biological Sciences --
Botany --
Foods --
Vegetables --
Forestry and Trees --
Plants and Flowers --
Seeds --
Zoology --
Amphibians and Reptiles --
General and Miscellaneous --
Alligators and Crocodiles --
Frogs and Toads --
Snakes and Lizards --
Tortoises and Turtles --
Animal Behavior --
General and Miscellaneous --
Camouflage --
Communication --
Homes --
Migration --
Reproduction and Babies --
Tracks --
Animal Species --
General and Miscellaneous --
Ape Family --
Bears --
Cats (Lions, Tigers, Etc.) --
Coyotes, Foxes, and Wolves --
Deer --
Elephants --
Marsupials --
Pandas --
Birds --
Behavior --
Ducks and Geese --
Eagles, Hawks, and Other Birds of Prey --
Owls --
Penguins --
Environmental Protection and Endangered Species --
Farms and Ranches --
Animals and Crops --
Insects and Arachnids --
Bees and Wasps --
Butterflies, Moths, and Caterpillars --
Spiders --
Marine and Freshwater Life --
General and Miscellaneous --
Corals and Jellyfish --
Fishes --
Sharks --
Whales, Dolphins, and Other Sea Mammals --
Microbiology and Biotechnology --
Pets --
Cats --
Dogs --
Fishes --
Horses --
Zoos, Aquariums, and Animal Care Shelters --
Chemistry --
Geology and Geography --
Earth and Geology --
Earthquakes and Volcanoes --
Icebergs and Glaciers
Responsibility: Stephen J. Calvert, editor.

Abstract:

This superb selection guide helps you provide the best in recreational & curriculum-based reading material for your patrons in grades 7-12. Combining the popular Best Books for Junior High Readers & Best Books for Senior High Readers into one updated new resource, Best Books for Young Adult Readers features more than 6,500 titles sure to stimulate teen readers & link literature with learning. Each entry provides: Recommendations from leading journals. A brief descriptive annotation. Bibliographic information, awards, review citations, & more. A clear subject classification scheme enables teachers, librarians, & media specialists to confidently select the right book for every reading level & application. For work with ages 12-18. A guide for librarians, teachers, and other media-related professionals to both curriculum-related and recreational reading for students. Based on recommendations from several respected sources, describes over 6,000 titles, of which about a third are fiction. Excludes general reference works, professional books for librarians and scholars, and mass market series. Replaces Gillespie's two 1991 volumes in the series, and incorporates changes in the ethnic and class profile of students and new theories of education. Also provides full citing and annotations for all titles, rather than the abbreviated and appended treatment some received in the earlier volumes.

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