Covering over 14,000 titles published mainly from late 1999 through 2003, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources, this thematic work offers a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for young teen fiction and nonfiction reading material. This highly affordable and authoritative guide enables you to thoroughl evaluate your young-teen literature collection and creat thematic and genre-oriented reading lists for curriculum-related and recreational reading. The entries provide annotations with lively but succinct plot summaries, along with indications of ISBN, book length, price, reading level, and review citations. Award-winning and series titles are also noted. If you work with teens and teen literature, this guide is a must-purchase. Grades 6-9.