ERIC Number: ED236671
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Your Reading: A Booklist for Junior High and Middle School Students. Sixth Edition.
Christensen, Jane, Ed.
With many annotations written or edited by students, this booklist contains 3,100 citations of fiction and nonfiction publications for adolescents. Most entries were published within the past few years, although well-written older books are also included. The annotations, which include appropriate age ranges, are categorized as follows: Fiction--(1) adventure; (2) family situations; (3) friendship; (4) dating and love; (5) racial, ethnic, or religious groups; (6) sports; (7) physical handicaps; (8) mental and emotional problems; (9) death and dying; (10) mysteries; (11) historical novels; (12) science fiction; (13) fantasy and folklore; (14) the supernatural; (15) humor and satire; (16) poetry; (17) plays; and (18) short story collections; Nonfiction--(19) animals; (20) biography; (21) fine arts; (22) mass media; (23) personal improvement and health; (24) history and government; (25) hobbies and crafts; (26) occupations and careers; (27) places and people of the world; (28) sciences; (29) languages; (30) social issues; (31) witchcraft, magic, and the occult; and (32) information and reference guides. A directory of publishers, and title and author indexes are included. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Junior High Schools, Literature Appreciation, Middle Schools, Reading Interests, Reading Materials, Student Interests
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 59389, $12.00 non-member, $10.00 member).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Parents; Teachers; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Note: Prepared by the Committee on the Junior High and Middle School Booklist of the National Council of Teachers of English.