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Right Book, Right Time: 500 Great Reads for Teenagers

Right Book, Right Time: 500 Great Reads for Teenagers

An indespensible guide for teenage readers that helps find the right book to suit any mood, time or interest.

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ISBN 9781741148831
Barcode 9781741148831
Published 1 September 2007 by Allen & Unwin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Author(s) By Nieuwenhuizen, Agnes
Availability Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781741148831
ISBN-10 1741148839
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 1 September 2007
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Nieuwenhuizen, Agnes
Category Reference Works
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 147mm
Height: 215mm
Spine: 24mm
Weight 550g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Fiction, Teenagers
NBS Text Reference & Home Learning
ONIX Text General/trade;Young adult
Dewey Code 011.625;028.1625
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Compiled by a respected expert on children's literature, this book answers the question 'what's the right book for him, her or me?' with as many imaginative and practical answers as possible. An indispensable guide for parents, grandparents, teachers, librarians, booksellers and teenagers themselves. Right Book, Right Time contains 12 thematic sections such as 'Life, Love and Loss' and 'Extreme and Edgy', which each include 20 in-depth book reviews. There are also 6 mini essays by other experts on topics including 'pink books', graphic novels and stories in verse, and numerous 'boxed' extras, like 'other books by this author', '5 other books you might like if you liked this,' and 'authors' favourites'. Right Book, Right Time offers a wide range of choices to suit every mood and moment, and satisfy every kind of teenage reader, whatever their tastes and interests.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review '...invaluable guide for parents, librarians and high school teachers.'Buzzwords, Sept 2007'This is a present guide to books for teenagers, whatever their tastes...With an emphasis on Australian books and new releases it is a great guide to keep teenagers reading.' Bendigo Advertiser, 1/9/07'...this book should have been titled Parent's Lifesaver ...a timely release for anyone concerned about our youth losing their taste for good old-fashioned ink on paper reading...encourage everyone with children to buy this book.'Courier Mail, 15/9/07

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Author's Bio

Australia's most respected expert on children's and young adult's literature.

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