With the explosion in YA publishing, itas harder than ever to separate good books from the rest. Booklistmagazineas editorsa 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 ALAas Booklist is known makes this volume an ideal tool for YA readersa advisory and collection development.JimAcneza#39;s autobiographical story The Circuit (1997) broke new ground with its drama of a Mexican American ... years in the late 1950s, when the family finally stayed in one place and Francisco and his brothers worked long hours before and after school to put food on the table. ... Papaa#39;s raging depression intensifies young JimAcneza#39;s personal guilt and conflict in the 1960s: aSo now you think youa#39; re betteranbsp;...
|Title||:||Booklist’s 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000|
|Author||:||Gillian Engberg, Ian Chipman|
|Publisher||:||American Library Association - 2014|