Recommended Reading Lists
Young Adult Literature Page This site is unusual because
it provides links to literature about young adult problems and
concerns. In addition, it links coming-of-age literature sites,
as well as traditional literature sites.
Young Adult Reading
This site provides links to multimedia resources, and topics,
Real Kids, Real Adventures.
Literature On-line This is an academically oriented site.
There are links to discussion groups, works of American authors
and other academic sites related to American literature classics,
Native American literature, and 19th century women authors.
Web This is a comprehensive site that provides links to
genre fiction, children and young adult literature: folktales,
horror, mainstream, mystery, romance, science fiction, fantasy,
Books On-line Interested in why Huck Finn, Leaves of Grass,
or even the Holy Bible have been banned? This site gives a brief
history behind the banning of certain titles. Excellent links
to further your research.
Books A to Z
Banned Books and Censorship Includes links to several
sites who deal with banned books and why the sites do so.
YALSA Home Page Provides
access to the 1997 YALSA "best" lists.
Lists Provides access to all of the ALA "best"
lists, including, best books for Young Adults, selected videos
and quick picks for reluctant readers.
Authors This site highlights an author each month. It
is also a link to other author sites and related sites for children.
Cyber Library This site provides links to children's authors
and young adult authors. Some of the more contemporary authors
are Wilder, Sendak, and Scieska. The links provide interviews
and bibliographic information.
Resources - American This location provides links to author
homepages, Library of Congress related sites, bibliographies,
and newsletters. This is a very comprehensive, academic site.
Index Bibliographic information taken from journals and
Library: Ask the Author This is an excellent site for
more contemporary authors. This site provides links to biographical
and bibliographical information, as well as interviews with authors
such as Robert Cormier, Lois Lowry, and Jane Yolen.
Pen This site provides an almost comprehensive list of
important American authors. There is a search feature for authors'
names and an alphabetic listing of authors with links to their
Winning Books at Story House Provides links to the sites
of major award winning books, such as the Newbery, Caldecott,
Edgar Allan Poe, and Coretta Scott King awards.
Provides dozens of links for information on book awards--science
fiction, mystery, literary, and children's literature are all