ERIC Number: ED112425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Your Reading: A Booklist for Junior High Students. Fifth Edition.
Walker, Jerry L., Ed.
Written for adolescents, this most recent edition contains annotations for over 1,500 publications in the fiction and nonfiction categories. Most entries have been published in the past few years, though well-written older books are also included. Topics covered under fiction include books on adventure, family life, freedom, friendship, fantasy, folklore, love, what it's like to be a member of a minority group, coping with physical handicaps, growing up female, growing up male, living in America, being in sports, solving a mystery, living in other parts of the world, imagining the future, traveling in space, and magic and the supernatural. The nonfiction section lists books about animals; adventurers; American leaders; athletes; scientists; world figures; writers; the fine arts; government; health; American and world history; hobbies; occupations; personal growth and development; places and people of the world; the sciences; social issues; sports; witchcraft, magic, and the occult; and poetry. The book also contains lists of reference tools, short story collections, and standards that have been successful. (RB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Books, Junior High Schools, Literature, Literature Appreciation, Reading Materials, Secondary Education
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (Stock No. 59370, $1.95 non-member, $1.75 member)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Note: Prepared by the Committee on the Junior High School Booklist of the National Council of Teachers of English; Pages 419-440 containing Author Index and Title Index removed because type too small for reproduction