ERIC Number: ED023675
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Apr
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Books and the Teen-age Reader: A Guide for Teachers, Librarians and Parents.
Carlsen, G. Robert
Indicating the need for reading materials to be related to the teenager's problems and interests as well as consistent with the stages of reading development, this book suggests ways to provide good reading experiences for young people in an effort to helf them enjoy reading. It calls for a rational approach to the adolescent's interest in salacious materials and subliterature, and provides methods to help him grow beyond these interests. The following types of reading material are discussed and a bibliography is given for each: (1) books related to the personal and social interests and needs of teenagers, (2) adolescent novels, (3) popular adult books, (4) significant modern literature, (5) classics from ancient, English, American, and world literature, (6) poetry, (7) biography, (8) nonfiction, and (9) reading appropriate for the college bound. Standard types of reference materials are also considered. (JS)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Biographies, Classical Literature, Classics (Literature), English Literature, Essays, Literature Appreciation, Novels, Poetry, Psychological Needs, Reading, Reading Development, Reading Improvement, Reading Interests, Reading Materials, Twentieth Century Literature, United States Literature
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Sponsor: National Book Committee, Inc., New York, NY.
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