Core Collection for Children and Young Adults (Hardback)
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Core Collection for Children and Young Adults (Hardback)

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Hardback 218 Pages / Published: 11/09/2008
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With thousands of new volumes lining the shelves of bookstores, abundant advertisements, and innumerable online reviews, it is becoming increasingly difficulty for the concerned adult to recommend literature that is of quality, yet speaks to young audiences. Core Collection for Children and Young Adults presents the best in contemporary and classic literature for children and young adults. Every book listed in this reference has a concisely worded annotation, which is followed by headings designating awards the book has won, related subjects, and character themes. With more than 350 titles reviewed, this resource will prove invaluable for teachers, librarians, parents, collectors of children's books, and college students with an interest in juvenile literature, education, or child growth and development.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810861152
Number of pages: 218
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 239 x 161 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
This slim volume provides hundreds of award-winning books that may easily be considered library staples....This is a useful list for youth collections. * Booklist, February 2009 *
Readers should be warned: the book annotations found in Core Collections for Children and Young Adults will make you want to read each and every title that the authors included. The authors provide some excellent descriptive information about each title. Overall, the book is very well organized and easy to read. It provides a solid list of current award-winning titles that are interesting, entertaining, and frequently inspirational. -- Mark Shelton, Harvard University * College & Research Libraries *
The scope of books reviewed is impressive....The organization of the book is straightforward....Core Collections for Children and Young Adults will be a valuable resource for...anyone interested in children's and young adult literature. * American Reference Books Annual, August 2008 *

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