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Best books for young adults [electronic resource] / edited by Holly Koelling ; foreword by Betty Carter ; Young Adult Library Services Association.

Contributor(s): Koelling, Holly | Carter, Betty, 1944-. Best books for young adults | Young Adult Library Services Association.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2007Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (ix, 346 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441619198 (electronic bk.); 1441619194 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States -- Bibliography | Young adult literature -- Bibliography | Young adult literature -- Publishing -- United States | Best books for young adults (1966) | Best books -- United States | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Books & ReadingGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Best books for young adults.DDC classification: 028.1/625 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Selecting the best -- An analysis of the lists -- Current trends in teen publishing and best books for young adults -- Themed lists -- Best books for young adults selections, 1966-2006 -- The books by author -- The books by year -- The best of the best from the 2005 Preconference -- Ten years of BBYA top tens, 1997-2006.
Summary: This is a classic, standard resource for collection building and on-the-spot readers advisory absolutely indispensable for school and public libraries.
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Rev. ed. of: Best books for young adults / Betty Carter, with Sally Estes and Linda Waddle. 2nd ed. c2000.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Selecting the best -- An analysis of the lists -- Current trends in teen publishing and best books for young adults -- Themed lists -- Best books for young adults selections, 1966-2006 -- The books by author -- The books by year -- The best of the best from the 2005 Preconference -- Ten years of BBYA top tens, 1997-2006.

This is a classic, standard resource for collection building and on-the-spot readers advisory absolutely indispensable for school and public libraries.

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