Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Skip to main content Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults About the Amazing Audiobooks List Each year, YALSA's Amazing Audiobooks committee selects and annotates an annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years.
Amelia Bloomer Project – Recommended Feminist Literature for Birth through 18. Best Books for Young Adults. *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year.
Policies and Procedures | Previous Lists | Previous Top 10 Lists | BBYA Publications. Best Fiction for Young Adults. About the Best Fiction List YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults Blogging Team presents fiction titles published for young adults in the past 14 months that are recommended reading for ages 12 to 18.
The purpose of the annual list it to provide librarians and library workers with a resource to use for collection development and reader’s advisory purposes. Although now a blogging team, the group was originally a committee. Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults. About the Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles comprise the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2006.
More on each book’s content and suggested audience can be found in the full-length Booklist review. Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth. About the Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
Administered by: Nonfiction 2012 Selection(s) Older Readers Abraham Lincoln & Frederick Douglass: The Story behind an American Friendship. By Russell Freedman. illus. After telling the life stories of both Lincoln and Douglass, this well-researched and wonderfully readable book describes their first meeting in 1863, their different points of view, and their respectful, increasingly warm relationship. Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance during the Holocaust By Doreen Rappaport. illus. This important addition to the Holocaust curriculum is one of the few histories to focus in detail on Jewish resistance across Europe.
Middle Readers. Booklist Editors' Choice: Reference Sources. African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage, and Excellence By Lean’tin Bracks. 2012. 560p. illus.
Visible Ink, $22.95 (9781578593231). This affordable, concise, and overall first-rate resource chronicles the African American experience from the arrival of the first Africans to North America in the early 1600s to the present day. Atlas of Yellowstone By W. This visually stunning and readable reference contains more than 500 maps, photos—including aerial and satellite imagery—and charts. Atlas of the Great Irish Famine Ed. by John Crowley and others. 2012. 704p. illus.
Booklist's Top of the List. About the Booklist's Top of the List Every January, Booklist publishes Editors’ Choice: lists of the best books, databases, video/DVDs, and audiobooks of the past year.
From these lists, we further select what we call the Top of the List: the single best title in eight categories—adult fiction, adult nonfiction, youth fiction, youth nonfiction, youth picture book, reference source, video/DVD, and audiobook. Administered by: 2011 Winner(s) Bossypants by Tina Fey; read by the author (AudioGO) Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs by Michael A. The Forgotten Waltz Anne Enright (Norton) Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird directed by Mary Murphy (First Run Features) Me … Jane. Great Graphic Novels. Skip to main content Great Graphic Novels Great Graphic Novels for Teens is a list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18, prepared yearly by YALSA.
Visit YALSA's Teen Book Finder Database, a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. GUYS READ. Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners. Outstanding Reference Sources. Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners.
Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. Each year, the Popular Paperbacks committee creates lists of books to encourage young adults to read for pleasure.
The lists of popular or topical titles are widely available in paperback and represent a broad variety of accessible themes and genres. Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Skip to main content Search form a Division of the American Library Association You are at: ALA.org » YALSA » Redirect to booklistsawards/booklistsbook » Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Share this page: Share on Facebook Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Print.
Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) YALSA’s Readers’ Choice list seeks to engage a wide audience of librarians, educators, teens and young adult literature enthusiasts in choosing the most popular teen titles in a given year, as organized by broad genres.
The list will also provide librarians with a timely means of identifying popular teen titles on an ongoing basis. Nominations will be posted monthly, with a final vote taking place each November. Any individual, provided he/she is not the author or an employee of the publisher, or a current member of the Readers’ Choice List Committee may nominate a title via an online form, while only YALSA members are eligible to vote for the final ballot, which is sent in the November issue of YALSA E-News. Policies and Procedures 2012 Readers' Choice List 2013 Nominations. Reading Rants.
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