Booklist's 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000—print/e-book Bundle

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2014
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360
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  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Authors

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.


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
Arts
History
Poetry
Science
Social Sciences
Appendix: Top 50 YA Books, 2000–2013
Index

Gillian Engberg

Editor

Ian Chipman

Editor

Michael Cart

Michael Cart is a nationally known expert in young adult literature, which he taught at UCLA before his recent relocation to the Midwest. A columnist and reviewer for ALA's Booklist magazine, he is also the author or editor of more than 20 books and countless articles that have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, Parents Magazine, American Libraries, School Library Journal, and elsewhere. The former president of both YALSA and ALAN, he is the recipient of the 2000 Grolier Award and the first recipient - in 2008 - of the YALSA/Greenwood Publishing Group Service to Young Adults Award. He appointed and chaired the Task Force that created the Michael L. Printz Award and subsequently chaired the 2006 Printz Committee.