This volume recommends some 500 positive, heart-warming stories for young readersstories of the human spirit and what it can accomplish; stories of loving families surviving crises in positive ways; historical tales full of quick-witted people (especially girls); fairy tales with strong women; true stories of survival; and more. These gentle and uplifting reads span every genrefrom science fiction and fantasy, to mysteries, realistic fiction, biographies, and nonfiction. They are Accelerated Reader titles, Reading Counts titles, and Junior Library Guild selections. Primarily intended for grades 5 to 9, this is a list of reading suggestions for the young adult who wants a great read but does not want to be offended. Grades 5-9.
|Series:||Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Deanna J. McDaniel is a Library Media Specialist, Genoa Middle School, Westerville City Schools, Ohio, with more than 30 years' library experience and a freelance researcher for Web Feet (Thomson Gale).
Table of Contents
Picture Books 1
Historical Fiction 89
Mystery and Detective Stories 149
Science Fiction 217
Novels in Verse 227
Short Stories 231
Accelerated Reader 309
Reading Counts 313
Junior Library Guild 317