By Young Adult Library Services Association, Marjorie Lewis
Containing lists of steered books for examining to arrange for faculty, this ebook has sections. part one divides the books into assorted genres, with a quick word for every, and part bargains a chronological directory, giving snapshots in heritage, and the evolution of the decisions.
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We continue to grapple with decisions about and definitions of life and death. Readers can make better-educated, sensible, sensitive judgments about issues if they have access to a variety of well-written, honest books to help them. Who Says So? Titles for Outstanding Books for the College Bound are selected by a committee of members of YALSA. Its members are librarians who serve young adults in various capacities in school and public libraries. , Best Books for Young Adults). They read reviews in current newspapers, talk with colleagues and young adults, and remember books that influenced their own lives.
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Outstanding Books for the College Bound is preparing another generation of young adults for higher education. The criteria for the lists continue to evolve. Over the years, committee members have wrestled with three basic questions: First, what makes a book "outstanding"? Second, who says so? And third, who are the "college bound"? What is an Outstanding Book? An outstanding book contributes to the understanding of civilization as it is in the present, has been in the past, and may be in the future.
Outstanding books for the college bound: choices for a generation by Young Adult Library Services Association, Marjorie Lewis