ERIC Number: ED298496
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Books for You: A Booklist for Senior High Students. Tenth Edition.
Abrahamson, Richard F., Ed.; Carter, Betty, Ed.
The 1200 books, published from 1985 through 1987, were selected to provide pleasurable reading for high school students. Annotated entries, listed by author, provide the title, publisher, year of publication, length, type: fiction or nonfiction, and are arranged alphabetically under 47 main categories. These include: (1) adventure and survival; (2) airplanes and automobiles; (3) animals and pets; (4) archaeology and anthropology; (5) art and architecture; (6) autobiography, biography, and collective biography; (7) careers and jobs; (8) classics; (9) colleges; (10) computer technology (11) dating and sexual awareness; (12) death and dying; (13) diaries, essays, journals, letters, and oral histories; (14) drama; (15) drugs and alcohol; (16) easy reading; (17) family relationships; (18) fantasy; (19) historical fiction; (20) history and geography; (21) hobbies and crafts; (22) Holocaust; (23) horror, witchcraft, the occult, and unexplained phenomena; (24) human rights; (25) humor and satire; (26) inspiration and religion; (27) language and languages; (28) movies, radio, and television; (29) music and dance; (30) mysteries, spies, and crime; (31) myths, legends, and folklore; (32) outdoor life and travel; (33) personal grooming and self-improvement; (34) poetry; (35) politics and law; (36) romance; (37) school stories; (38) science and ecology; (39) science fiction; (40) self help; (41) short stories; (42) social situations; (43) space and space exploration; (44) sports and recreation; (45) war; (46) westerns; and (47) your health and your body. A directory of publishers and indexes of authors and titles concludes the book. (MS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Fiction, High School Students, High Schools, Independent Reading, Nonfiction, Reading Interests, Reading Material Selection, Reading Materials, Recreational Reading
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd. Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 03642-015, $9.95 member, $12.95 nonmember).
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 on the Senior High School Booklist. For previous editions, see ED 264 581-582.