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ERIC Number: ED448772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 229
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8389-3501-X
Best Books for Young Adults. Second Edition.
Carter, Betty
This book presents an annotated listing of the Young Adult Library Services Association's "Best Books for Young Adults" (BBYA) from 1966-99. Selected books are listed in topical bibliographies under the following subjects: Too Good To Miss; Adventure; Animals; Family; Fantasy; Friendship; Historical Fiction; The Holocaust; Humor; Mystery; Not Quite Human; Other Lives; Quest; Romance; Short Takes; Sports; Starting Over; Survival; Suspense; War; Westerns; The Writing Life; and Youth In Trouble. A complete listing of all 1,800 books is then provided with annotations, organized by author. A list of author and title for each book, organized by year, is included, as well as a list of the "Best of the Best" by preconference. Also included are a description of how the books are selected, an essay entitled "Trends in Young Adult Publishing," BBYA policies and procedures, and an index. (MES)
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL. Young Adult Services Div.