Download e-book for iPad: 500 Great Books for Teens by Anita Silvey

By Anita Silvey

ISBN-10: 0618612963

ISBN-13: 9780618612963

If you're looking for a ebook to offer to a teenage reader, this is the reference you have been looking forward to. before, there is been no accredited consultant to what is solid, undesirable, or detached within the flood of books coming off the presses within the sizzling new classification of young-adult publishing. If it truly is actual that you simply cannot pass judgement on a e-book by way of its disguise, it's very true for youngster books, as publishers take goal at a brand new classification of readers. The books land on cabinets and not using a heritage, and so there isn't any typical in which to pass judgement on them.

Anita Silvey, one of many country's top professionals on books for youth, has interviewed teenage readers everywhere in the kingdom and immersed herself in young-adult books, with an emphasis on books released within the final 5 years. the result's this priceless and extremely readable consultant for folks, academics, librarians, booksellers, studying teams, and naturally teenagers themselves.

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In June of 1942 Anne celebrated her thirteenth birthday and received a clothbound diary, in which she recorded her feelings and thoughts from June 12, 1942, to August 1, 1944. Through her words, we learn about life in the annex as a group of eight remained hidden and virtually imprisoned for two years. In August of 1944, the Nazis discovered their hiding place; the following March Anne died of typhoid fever in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Motivated by a strong desire to write, Frank named her diary Kitty and structured her entries as letters.

Route 1 to Crisfield, Maryland, where their grandmother lives. They must use their wits, strength, and resourcefulness, and make moral choices in order to reach their destination. Although their grandmother welcomes them reluctantly, she tentatively agrees to share her life with these four needy children. Voigt wrote six other books about the Tillermans, including Dicey's Song, which won the Newbery Award. Readers of that book will still want to begin with Homecoming —a book with vivid descriptions, a strong sense of place, memorable characters, and a rhythm and cadence to the language.

But in 1941, when the Nazis began rounding up Amsterdam's Jews, Otto Frank and his business partners prepared a secret hiding place in their office building on Prinsegracht Canal. In June of 1942 Anne celebrated her thirteenth birthday and received a clothbound diary, in which she recorded her feelings and thoughts from June 12, 1942, to August 1, 1944. Through her words, we learn about life in the annex as a group of eight remained hidden and virtually imprisoned for two years. In August of 1944, the Nazis discovered their hiding place; the following March Anne died of typhoid fever in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

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