A complete guide to young adult literature

over 1,000 critiques and synopses from the ALAN Review

Publisher: Boynton/Cook Pub. in Portsmouth, NH

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This CD-ROM provides easy access to the best young adult literature from the past 20 years. A bibliographic guide to book reviews that have appeared in the ALAN review, it enables teachers, librarians, researchers, and students to search for titles by author, appropriate grade level, theme, topic, genre, and more.

Edition Notes

Other titlesALAN review.
StatementVirginia R. Monseau & Gary M. Salvner, editors.
SeriesYoung adult literature series, Young adult literature series (Portsmouth, N.H.)
ContributionsMonseau, Virginia R., 1941-, Salvner, Gary M.
LC ClassificationsZ1037.A1
The Physical Object
FormatComputer file
Pagination1 computer optical disc
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3545137M
ISBN 100867094257
LC Control Number2001543988

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