Books for Teens
by Gillespie, John Thomas
A reading guide and selection tool for teen reading material, both fiction and nonfiction.
by Grimes, Nikki
While studying the Harlem Renaissance, students at a Bronx high school read aloud poems they´ve written, revealing their innermost thoughts and fears to their formerly clueless classmates.
by McCloud, Scott
Includes a history of comics that reaches back to pre-Columbian picture manuscripts and Egyptian monuments, an explanation of how sequential art is constructed and why, and a running analysis of comics as art, literature, and communication. Cool book!
by Schall, Lucy
100-plus entries of good books for teens are organized into four thematic sections, each further divided into subtopics.
by Twain, Mark,
Probably the most definitive book of American Literature, this work exemplifies Twain´s unique sense of humor and his biting social commentary.
by Weiner, Stephen
Graphic novels are book-length comic books that are meant to be read as one story. In this study, Weiner (Maynard Public Library, Massachusetts) traces the history of the form, from its origins in newspaper comic strips through the publication of more serious and critically acclaimed work, such as Art Speigelman´s Maus--a Holocaust survival story.