ERIC Number: ED239309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
High Interest Easy Reading: For Junior and Senior High School Students. Fourth Edition.
Agee, Hugh, Ed.
Intended for students who are able to read but lack the motivation to do so because they have not encountered books that speak to their interests and concerns, this revised booklist contains more than 400 titles. The titles represent books of high quality that deal with topics of interest to the average adolescent. Titles and annotations are arranged under the following categories: (1) adventure, (2) animals, (3) biography, (4) careers, (5) cars and other machines, (6) ethnic experiences, (7) fantasy, (8) folklore, (9) historical fact and fiction, (10) humor, (11) love and friendship, (12) mystery and crime, (13) poetry, (14) problems, (15) science, (16) sports, (17) the supernatural, (18) trivia, and (19) series books. A directory of publishers is included. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Learning Motivation, Reading Attitudes, Reading Habits, Reading Interests, Reading Materials, Recreational Reading, Secondary Education, Student Motivation
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 20954, $4.50 member, $5.00 non-member).
Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Note: Prepared by the Committee to Revise "High Interest-Easy Reading" of the National Council of Teachers of English.