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  • Selected Bibliographies and Other Reference Sources
    for Secondary English Teachers

    Bibliographies of Young Adult Literature

    Adolescence

    The Best Years of Their Lives: A Resource Guide for Teenagers in Crisis. ALA, 1996. Curric. Ref. 016.30523 Z96b 1996
    Growing Up is Hard to Do: A Collection of Booklist Columns. ALA, 1994. Curric. Ref. 011.625 G884
    Survival Themes in Fiction for Children and Young People. Scarecrow, 1993. Curric. Ref. 011.62 W683s 

    Best Books

    Best Books for Junior High Readers. Bowker, 1991. Curric. Ref. 011.62 B561
    Best Books for Senior High Readers. Bowker, 1991. Curric. Ref. 011.62 G478b
    Best Books for Young Adult Readers. Bowker, 1997. Curric. Ref. 011.62 C167b
    Books for You: An Annotated List from 1994-96 for Senior High Students. NCTE, 1997. Curric. Ref. 028.9 B724 1997
    Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults: An Annotated Bibliography. Bowker, 1995. Curric. Ref. 016.80883 L989f 1995
    Genre Favorites for Young Adults: A Collection of Booklist Columns. ALA, 1993. Curric. Ref. 011.62 G335
    Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog. Wilson, 1995. Curric. Ref. 028.52 M627 1995
    More Teens' Favorite Books: Young Adults' Choices, 1993-1995. IRA, 1996. Curric. Ref. 028.5 M835 1993-95
    Outstanding Books for Children and Young People: The LA Guide to Carnegie/Greenaway Winners, 1937-1997. Library Association, 1998. Curric. Ref. 016.0285 B255o
    Outstanding Books for the College Bound: Choices for a Generation. ALA, 1996. Curric. Ref. 011.62 O94
    Senior High School Library Catalog. Wilson, 1997. Curric. Ref. 017 S477 1997
    Teen Genreflecting. Libraries Unlimited, 1997. Curric. Ref. 016.813 H531t
    What Do Young Adults Read Next?: A Reader's Guide to Fiction for Young Adults. Gale, 1997. Curric. Ref. 016.813008 S745w vol. 2
    The Young Adult Reader's Adviser. Bowker, 1992. Curric. Ref. 011.62 Y68
    Your Reading: An Annotated Booklist for Middle School and Junior High. NCTE, 1996. Curric. Ref. 011.62 Y81 1995-96 

    Censored/Challenged Books

    Hit List: Frequently Challenged Books for Young Adults. ALA, 1996. Curric. Ref. 098 H674 

    English as a Second Language

    Building an ESL Collection for Young Adults: A Bibliography of Recommended Fiction and Nonfiction for Schools and Public Libraries. Greenwood Press, 1998. Curric. Ref. 016.4282 M121b 

    Folklore/Myths

    Mythology for Young People: A Reference Guide. Garland, 1985. Curric. Ref. 016.2911 K79m
    Myths and Hero Tales: A Cross-Cultural Guide to Literature for Children and Young Adults. Greenwood Press, 1997. Curric. Ref. 016.3982 H474m
    The Storyteller's Sourcebook: A Subject, Title, and Motif Index to Folklore Collections for Children. Neal-Schuman, 1982. Curric. Ref. 016.3982 M135s 

    High Interest Low Vocabulary Books

    High Interest Easy Reading: An Annotated Booklist for Middle and Senior High School. NCTE, 1996. Curric. Ref. 016 N277h 1996
    Light 'n Lively Reads for ESL, Adult, and Teen Readers: A Thematic Bibliography. Libraries Unlimited, 1996. Curric. Ref. 016.4286 R822L 

    Multicultural

    American Indian Reference Books for Children and Young Adults. Libraries Unlimited, 1991. Curric. Ref. 016.973 K96a
    The Best of the Latino Heritage: A Guide to the Best Juvenile Books about Latino People and Cultures. Scarecrow, 1997. Curric. Ref. 016.98 S371b
    Books by African-American Authors and Illustrators for Children and Young Adults. ALA, 1991. Curric. Ref. 016.8108 W717b
    Cultures Outside the United States in Fiction: A Guide to 2,875 Books for Librarians and Teachers, K-9. McFarland, 1994. Curric. Ref. 016.80883 A551c
    Latina and Latino Voices in Literature for Children and Teenagers. Heinemann, 1997. Curric. Ref. 016.8109 D273L
    A Latino Heritage, Series V: A Guide to Juvenile Books about Latino People and Cultures. Scarecrow, 1995. Curric. Ref. 016.972 S371L
    Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults, Vol. 2, 1991-1996: A Selected Listing of Books by and about People of Color. University of Wisconsin, 1997. Curric. Ref. 306.1 K94m 1997
    Our Family, Our Friends, Our World: An Annotated Guide to Significant Multicultural Books for Children and Teenagers. Bowker, 1992. Curric. Ref. 011.62 M652o
    Strong Souls Singing: African American Books for Our Daughters and Our Sisters. Norton, 1998. Curric. Ref. 016.97304 S923
    This Land Is Our Land: A Guide to Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults. Greenwood Press, 1994. Curric. Ref. 016.8108 H475t
    Young Adult Fiction by African American Writers, 1968-1993: A Critical and Annotated Guide. Garland, 1996. Curric. Ref. 813 K97y 

    Picture Books

    ABC Books and Activities: From PreSchool to High School. Scarecrow, 1996. Curric. Ref. 372.4 C776a
    Picture This: Picture Books for Young Adults: A Curriculum-Related Annotated Bibliography. Greenwood Press, 1997. Curric. Ref. 016.0285 M445p
    Using Picture Storybooks to Teach Literary Devices: Recommended Books for Children and Young Adults. Oryx, 1989. Curric. Ref. 016.0883 H179u
    Worth a Thousand Words: An Annotated Guide to Picture Books for Older Readers. Libraries Unlimited, 1996. Curric. Ref. 011.62 A521w 

    Plays

    Plays for Children and Young Adults: An Evaluative Index and Guide. Garland, 1991. Curric. Ref. 016.812 K18p 

    Poetry

    Index to Poetry for Children and Young People, 1988-1992: A Title, Subject, Author, and First Line Index to Poetry in Collections for Children and Young People. Wilson, 1994. Curric. Ref. 808.81 B848i 1994
    Poetry Anthologies for Children and Young People. ALA, 1985. Curric. Ref. 011 P745 

    Science

    Best Science and Technology Reference Books for Young People. Oryx, 1991. Curric. Ref. 016.5 M251b 

    Social Studies

    America as Story: Historical Fiction for Middle and Secondary Schools. ALA, 1997. Curric. Ref. 016.813 C674a
    American History for Children and Young Adults: An Annotated Bibliographic Index. Libraries Unlimited, 1990. Curric. Ref. 016.973 V262a
    Literature Connections to World History, 7-12: Resources to Enhance and Entice. Libraries Unlimited, 1998. Curric. Ref. 016.809 A221L
    Recreating the Past: A Guide to American and World Historical Fiction for Children and Young Adults. Greenwood Press, 1994. Curric. Ref. 016.80883 A221re
    World History for Children and Young Adults: An Annotated Bibliographic Index. Libraries Unlimited, 1992. Curric. Ref. 909 V262w 

    Special Needs/Disabilities

    Portraying Persons with Disabilities: An Annotated Bibliography of Fiction for Children and Teenagers. Bowker, 1992. Curric. Ref. 011.62 R649p
    Portraying Persons with Disabilities: An Annotated Bibliography of Nonfiction for Children and Teenagers. Bowker, 1992. Curric. Ref. 011.62 F899p 

    Book Talks

    Juniorplots 4: A Book Talk Guide for Use with Readers, Ages 12-16. Bowker, 1993. Curric. Ref. 028.1 G478j 1993
    The New Booktalker. Libraries Unlimited, 1992-. Curric. Ref. 021.7 N532
    Seniorplots: A Book Talk Guide for Use with Readers, Ages 15-18. Bowker, 1989. Curric. Ref. 028.1 G478s 1989 

    Criticism

    Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. Beacham, 1989-. Curric. Ref. 028.1 B365
    Index to Literary Criticism for Young Adults. Scarecrow, 1988. Curric. Ref. 016.809 S555i 

    Curriculum Resources

    Brown's Directory of Instructional Programs (7-12): Language Arts. Infinity Impressions, 1991-. Curric. Ref. 428 B885
    English/Language Arts Curriculum Resource Handbook: A Practical Guide for K-12 English/Language Arts Curriculum. Kraus, 1992. Curric. Ref. 428 E58 

    Literary Encyclopedias/Dictionaries

    A Dictionary of Mythical Places. Walck, 1975. Curric. Ref. 398.2 P175d
    A Companion to World Mythology. Delacorte, 1980. Curric. Ref. 291.2 B234c
    Norse Mythology A to Z: A Young Reader's Companion. Facts on File, 1991. Curric. Ref. 293 D153n
    The Young Reader's Companion. Bowker, 1993. Curric. Ref. 809 C319y 

    Multimedia

    CD-ROMS for Kids: Booklist's Best Bets. ALA, 1997. Curric. Ref. 025.3 C386
    From Page to Screen: Children's and Young Adult Books on Film and Video. Gale, 1992. Curric. Ref. 016.79143 M913f
    Only the Best: The Annual Guide to Highest-Rated Education Software and Multimedia, 1997. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1997. Curric. Ref. 371.334 N411o 1997 

    Magazines

    Magazines for Kids and Teens. IRA, 1997. Curric. Ref. 015.71034 M189 1997 

    Web Sites

    The Internet Resource Directory for K-12 Teachers and Librarians. Libraries Unlimited, 1998. Curric. Ref. 371.3 M647i 1998-99
    Virtual Field Trips. Libraries Unlimited, 1997. Curric. Ref. 025.06 C776v

    Compiled by Carol H. Sibley, Curriculum Librarian, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, Minnesota, 9/99.