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Books for You [microform] : A Booklist for Senior High Students. Tenth Edition / Richard F. Abrahamson, Ed. and Betty Carter, Ed
Bib ID 5495157
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1988 
518 p. 
ISBN 9780814103647
0814103642
Summary

The 1200 books, published from 1985 through 1987, were selected to provide pleasurable reading for high school students. Annotated entries, listed by author, provide the title, publisher, year of publication, length, type: fiction or nonfiction, and are arranged alphabetically under 47 main categories. These include: (1) adventure and survival; (2) airplanes and automobiles; (3) animals and pets; (4) archaeology and anthropology; (5) art and architecture; (6) autobiography, biography, and collective biography; (7) careers and jobs; (8) classics; (9) colleges; (10) computer technology (11) dating and sexual awareness; (12) death and dying; (13) diaries, essays, journals, letters, and oral histories; (14) drama; (15) drugs and alcohol; (16) easy reading; (17) family relationships; (18) fantasy; (19) historical fiction; (20) history and geography; (21) hobbies and crafts; (22) Holocaust; (23) horror, witchcraft, the occult, and unexplained phenomena; (24) human rights; (25) humor and satire; (26) inspiration and religion; (27) language and languages; (28) movies, radio, and television; (29) music and dance; (30) mysteries, spies, and crime; (31) myths, legends, and folklore; (32) outdoor life and travel; (33) personal grooming and self-improvement; (34) poetry; (35) politics and law; (36) romance; (37) school stories; (38) science and ecology; (39) science fiction; (40) self help; (41) short stories; (42) social situations; (43) space and space exploration; (44) sports and recreation; (45) war; (46) westerns; and (47) your health and your body. A directory of publishers and indexes of authors and titles concludes the book. (MS)

Notes

Availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd. Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 03642-015, $9.95 member, $12.95 nonmember).

ERIC Note: Prepared by the Committee on the Senior High School Booklist. For previous editions, see ED 264 581-582.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adolescent Literature.  |  Adolescents.  |  Annotated Bibliographies.  |  Books.  |  Fiction.  |  High School Students.  |  High Schools.  |  Independent Reading.  |  Nonfiction.  |  Reading Interests.  |  Reading Material Selection.  |  Reading Materials.  |  Recreational Reading.
Form/genre Books.  |  Reference Materials, Bibliographies.
Other authors/contributors Abrahamson, Richard F., editor  |  Carter, Betty, editor  |  National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL
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