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Booklist’s 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000—eEditions e-book
Edited by Gillian Engberg and Ian Chipman; Foreword by Michael Cart
Item Number: 7400-1501
Publisher: ALA Editions
Price: $48.00
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360 pages
Year Published: 2014

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With the explosion in YA publishing, it’s harder than ever to separate good books from the rest. Booklist magazine’s editors’ deep and broad knowledge of the landscape offers indispensable guidance, and here they bring together the very best of the best books for young adults published since the start of the 21st century. Drawing on the careful judgment of expert YA librarians, this book
  • Includes a foreword by best-selling YA lit authority Michael Cart, who demonstrates how we have entered a new golden age of books for young adults
  • Collects reviews which showcase the most stimulating contemporary YA titles
  • Features an essay in each section, grouped by genre, presenting an overview and examining relevant trends
  • Indexes selections by author, title, and genre for handy reference
The thoughtful professional review coverage for which ALA’s Booklist is known makes this volume an ideal tool for YA readers’ advisory and collection development.
Table of Contents

Foreword, by Michael Cart
Preface, by Gillian Engberg and Ian Chipman

Young Adult Fiction, 2000–2013

Going Batty over Going Bovine, by Ian Chipman

Contemporary Fiction
Graphic Novels
Historical Fiction
Mystery and Suspense
Speculative Fiction

Young Adult Nonfiction, 2000–2013

One-Fifth of the Pie and Growing, by Gillian Engberg

Social Sciences

Appendix: Top 50 YA Books, 2000–2013

About the Editors

Booklist is the book review magazine of the American Library Association, considered an essential collection development and readers’ advisory tool by thousands of librarians for more than 100 years. Booklist Online includes a growing archive of 160,000+ reviews available to all Booklist subscribers as well as a wealth of free content offering the latest news and views on books and media.

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