ERIC Number: ED372773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
The Book Scene...Especially for Teens.
Peskorz, Adela, Comp.; And Others
This annotated bibliography lists approximately 500 titles that reflect the diversity of interests and levels of sophistication among young adult readers between the ages of 12 and 18. Within each subject division is a varied array of fiction and nonfiction titles, some ideal for middle graders, others more appropriate for adult-level readers. The advisement "For older readers" is included in the annotation where appropriate. Subject divisions include American History; Animals and Animal Stories; Around the World, Past and Present; Art and Architecture; Artificial Intelligence; The World of Computers; Beating the Odds; Beyond the Horizon--Astronomy, Aviation and Space Exploration; The Camera Eye--Film, Photography and Video; Careers and College; Celebrating Diversity--Our Multicultural Experience; Changing Technology; Contemporary Issues; Coping; Dance; Ecology and the Environment; Extraordinary People; Games, Crafts, Hobbies and Cooking; Gay Pride; Health and Medicine; Historical Fiction; Horror; The Lighter Side; Look Your Best; Minnesota on the Literary Map; Music--Then and Now; Mystery, Suspense and the Supernatural; Novels and Short Stories; Poetry; Ponder This; Science Facts; Science Fiction and Fantasy; Sex and Sexuality; Sports; Tales of Adventure; True Crime; War and Remembrance; Wheeling Around: Books on Cars and Bikes; When the World Was Young; Archaeology, The Early World and Ancient History; Women in the Forefront; and Writing and Communicating. (MES)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Fiction, Library Collections, Nonfiction, Reading Interests, Reading Materials
Young Adult Services Department, Minneapolis Public Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1992 (single copy $3, including postage and handling; multiple copies $2.50 each plus postage and handling charges of $1 for 2-10 copies, $2 for 11-50 copies, $4 for 51-100 copies, $6 for 101-200 copies; prepayment required).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Minneapolis Public Library, MN.