Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults
|Imprint: Libraries Unlimited|
|Publication Date: 03/2005|
|Size: 6 1/8x9 1/4|
|Format|| ||Price|| ||ISBN-13|
|Hardcover|| ||$68.00|| ||978-1-59158-050-8|
A Comprehensive Guide, Fifth Edition
Ruth Nadelman Lynn
Satisfy your young readers' hunger for fantasy with this indispensable guide to more than 7,400 novels and story collections for grades 3 through 12.
Since the publication of Harry Potter and recently renewed interest in The Lord of the Rings, fantasy has become the hottest genre for young readers today—thousands of fantasy novels have flooded into the market, and young readers can't get enough. Librarians can build their collections and advise readers with Lynn's comprehensive guide, describing and categorizing fantasy novels and story collections published between 1900 and 2004. More than 7,500 titles—nearly 2,800 new to this volume—for readers grades 3-12 are organized in chapters based on fantasy subgenres and themes, including animal, alternate worlds, time travel, witchcraft, and sorcery. Lynn provides complete bibliographic information, grade level, a brief annotation, and a list of review citations, and notes recommended titles.
Titles are organized in chapters based on fantasy subgenres and themes (e.g., allegorical, literary, animal, etc.) and arranged alphabetically by author. For each book, Lynn provides complete bibliographic information, grade level, a brief annotation, and a list of review citations. Recommended and highly recommended titles are noted. A versatile and authoritative guide for collection development, reference, reader's advisory, and research. Grades 3-12.