Teen Genreflecting

Hardback
Help teens find the books they enjoy! This highly anticipated second edition of the best-selling Teen Genreflecting covers more than 2,000 popular titles in a wide variety of genres--perfect for selecting and recommending books to your teen audience. Most of the titles are new to this edition and have been published in the last decade. This edition also offers more explanatory text about the genres and includes plot summaries for most titles, reading levels, and awards. As with other titles in the Genreflecting Advisory Series, this guide organizes books by genre, subgenre, and theme, helping you to easily identify read-alikes and pinpoint specific books for each reading taste. Several new chapters reflect current publishing and reading trends. A detailed introduction and section on serving teen readers offer a wealth of information about teen genre fiction, advising teen readers, building your collection, and creating programs for teens. Chapters include: Issues Contemporary Adventure Mystery and Suspense Fantasy Science Fiction Paranorma Historical Novels Multicultural Fiction Alternative Formats Christian Fiction Additional resources about epic fantasy titles, working with teens, and genre fiction for reluctant readers are included in the appendix. Exceptionally well researched and organized, this guide will assist librarians, parents, teachers, and booksellers in suggesting engaging titles to teens. Grades 6-12.