ERIC Number: ED071092
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Adventuring with Books: 2,400 Titles for Pre-K-Grade 8.
Root, Shelton L., Jr.
This bibliography is the second edition of a guide intended to serve adults in selecting books for children of preschool age through the eighth grade. Each of the more than 2400 titles is annotated, with each annotation including descriptions of the main characters, setting, plot, style, factual content, illustrations, suggested age level, publisher (both hardcover and paperback), and price. Most of the titles have been published since 1967. They are arranged under these categories: Picture Books; Fiction; Traditional Folk Literature; Biography; Poetry; Holidays; Religion and Holy Days; Social Studies; Biological Sciences; Physical Sciences; General Sciences; Sports and Hobbies; Arts, Crafts, Music, Drama, Dance; and Foreign Languages. There are also author and title indexes and a directory of publishers. (Author/DI)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Library Material Selection, Reading Interests, Recreational Reading
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Ill. 61801 (Stock No. 42000, $1.95 non-member, $1.75 member)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Note: Second Edition