ERIC Number: ED299570
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Your Reading: A Booklist for Junior High and Middle School Students. Seventh Edition.
Davis, James E., Ed.; Davis, Hazel K., Ed.
This annotated bibliography, for junior high and middle school students, describes nearly 2,000 books to read for pleasure, for school assignments, or merely to satisfy curiosity. Books included have been published mostly in the last five years and are divided into six major sections: fiction, drama, picture books for older readers, poetry, short story collections, and nonfiction. The fiction and nonfiction sections have been further subdivided into various categories; e.g. (1) abuse; (2) adventure; (3) animals and pets; (4) the arts; (5) Black experiences; (6) classics; (7) coming of age; (8) computers; (9) dating and love; (10) death and dying; (11) ecology; (12) ethnic experiences; (13) family situations; (14) fantasy; (15) folklore, myths, and legends; (16) friendship; (17) growing up female; (18) growing up male; (19) historical novels; (20) humor and satire; (21) mental and emotional problems; (22) mysteries; (23) Native American experiences; (24) physical disabilities; (25) religious experiences; (26) science fiction and the future; (27) space and time; (28) sports; (29) the supernatural; (30) survival; (31) war; (32) biography and autobiography; (33) drugs and drug abuse; (34) fine arts; (35) games; (36) health and diseases; (37) history and government; (38) hobbies and crafts; (39) how-to; (40) information, please; (41) law and the legal system; (42) mass media; (43) nature; (44) occupations and careers; (45) people and places; (46) personal improvement; (47) reference; (48) religions; (49) science and medicine; (50) social issues; (51) technology and machines; and (52) trivia. A directory of publishers and two indexes (for author and title) are included. (MS)
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. 59397, $10.95 member, $14.50 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 Junior High and Middle School Booklist.