The Big Book of Teen Reading Lists: 100 Great, Ready-to-use Book Lists for Educators, Librarians, Parents, and Teens

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Libraries Unlimited, 2006 - Education - 297 pages
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Use these 100 handy reproducible book lists to instantly create handouts for teen readers and teachers, add to your newsletter, or post on your web site or bulletin board. Based on the most common needs of educators and librarians who work with teen readers, these lists focus on new titles and classics that are still in print and readily available for purchase. Fiction and nonfiction titles for ages 13-18 are covered. Bibliographic information and a brief description are given for each title. A dozen bookmarks are also included. This is a great time-saving tool and a good source for finding extended reading lists and read-alikes

Looking for humorous novels for teen readers? A fast-paced sports novel for a reluctant reader? Biographies to use in history class? You'll find these lists and more in this treasury of great reading lists. This versatile guide provides one-page reproducible book lists and bookmarks for: books about self (e.g., coming-of-age, perfectionism, gangs; genre literature (e.g., fantasy, romance, historical fiction); themes (e.g., extreme sports, vampires, peace; settings (e.g., Ellis Island, Dust Bowl, WWII); character studies (e.g., adventure with female protagonist, boy bonding books, fantasy heroes); and read-alikes (for bookmarks).

More than 100 reproducible lists of books for ages 13-18 (junior/senior high) focus on new titles and classics that are still in print and readily available for purchase. Bibliographic information and a brief description are given for each title.

 

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Contents

Characters
63
Books About Self
105
Setting
147
Subjects
179
Audience
225
Bookmarks
253
Index
267
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About the author (2006)

Nancy J. Keane is Library Media Specialist, Rundlett Middle School, Concord, New Hampshire. She is author of Booktalking across the Curriculum: The Middle Years (Libraries Unlimited, 2002) and several other titles, and was recipient of the 2004 Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)/Sagebrush Education Resources Literature Program Award. For about a decade, she has hosted a popular booktalk Web site (www.nancykeane.com).

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