Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Best Books for High School Readers

Barr, C. & Gillespie, J. (2009). Best Books for High School Readers: Grades 9-12 (2nd ed.). Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.
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.
Evaluate your teen literature collection, select new titles, and create thematic and genre-oriented reading lists with this highly affordable and authoritative guide.
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