Evaluate your teen literature collection, select new titles, and create thematic and genre-oriented reading lists with this highly affordable and authoritative guide.
This indispensable reading guide and selection tool, updated to include titles published from 2004 through 2008, covers the best fiction and nonfiction for children in grades 9–12. The approximately 15,000 entries include brief but lively annotations, ISBNs, book length and price, grade-level appropriateness, and review citations. New features include indication of titles available in audio format and Lexiles where available. Award-winning and series titles are noted. Use this must-purchase volume to bolster your collection for high school readers and to create thematic and curriculum-oriented reading lists.
Reviews "The information provided in Best Books would greatly assist a young adult librarian or media specialist build or refine their collection as well as help them provide reading suggestions to their users."—ARBAonline
"For librarians, this thorough and comprehensive reference lists about 12,788 recommended fiction and nonfiction books for children in grades nine to 12, drawn from a variety of book review journals."—Reference & Research Book News