ERIC Number: ED406672
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for Pre-K--Grade 6. 1997 Edition. NCTE Bibliography Series.
Sutton, Wendy K., Ed.
This book contains descriptions of over 1,200 books published between 1993 and 1995, all chosen for their high quality and their interest to children, parents, teachers, and librarians. Materials described in the book include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, picture books, young adult novels, and interactive CD-ROMs. Individual book reviews in the book include a description of the book's form and content, information on the type and medium of the illustrations, suggestions on how the book might best be incorporated into the elementary school curriculum, and full bibliographic information. A center insert in the book displays photographs of many of the titles, allowing readers to see the quality of the illustrations for themselves. After a foreword ("From Reader to Writer" by Patricia MacLachlan) and introduction, sections of the book are (1) Books for Young Children; (2) Poetry; (3) Traditional Literature; (4) Fantasy; (5) Contemporary Realistic Fiction; (6) Historical Fiction; (7) Biography; (8) Social Studies; (9) Science: Pure and Applied; (10) Fine Arts; (11) Crafts and Hobbies; and (12) Celebrations: Fiction and Nonfiction. An appendix that lists books that have won awards since 1993 is attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Fiction, Nonfiction, Picture Books, Poetry, Preschool Education, Reading Interests, Reading Material Selection, Recreational Reading
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.