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Best books for young adults

Author: Holly Koelling; Betty Carter; Young Adult Library Services Association.
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This is a classic, standard resource for collection building and on-the-spot readers advisory absolutely indispensable for school and public libraries.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Holly Koelling; Betty Carter; Young Adult Library Services Association.
ISBN: 9780838935699 0838935699
OCLC Number: 145556073
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Best books for young adults / Betty Carter, with Sally Estes and Linda Waddle. 2nd ed. c2000.
Description: ix, 346 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Selecting the best --
An analysis of the lists --
Current trends in teen publishing and best books for young adults --
Themed lists --
Best books for young adults selections, 1966-2006 --
The books by author --
The books by year --
The best of the best from the 2005 Preconference --
Ten years of BBYA top tens, 1997-2006.
Responsibility: edited by Holly Koelling ; foreword by Betty Carter ; Young Adult Library Services Association.
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Presents a reference for reading for young adults, including 40 years of best "YA" books and background on the history, committee procedures, and issues facing the BBYA Committee. This work also  Read more...

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"A treasure trove for anyone who works with teens and young adult literature, this resource will be well-thumbed in readers' advisory situations and YA collection development." --VOYA "This necessary Read more...

 
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