The World's Best Thin Books

The World's Best Thin Books

What to Read When your Book Report Is Due Tomorrow

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The book report is due and panic sets in. A THIN book is the ticket. But perhaps a THINNER book? Or the THINNEST book of all? And how to pick one (quickly) that will be interesting? Students, teachers, and librarians will love this handy little volume that describes 100 titles recommended for middle and high school students. Readable, attention-grabbing--all are less than 200 pages. Each entry lists title and author, provides information on characters, plot, and action, and even suggests topics to cover in a book report. Librarians and teachers will appreciate the inclusion of curricular areas and readability indexes, and students will find the appendix on approaches to writing a book report or booktalk a real gold mine. Five indexes make locating the perfect title a breeze.The genre index guides you to the kind of book you want to read. The subject index lists dozens of subjects, from adoption to writing, divorce to time travel. The readability index guides you to the "quick reads" or "thoughtful novels." If you have a favorite author or already know of a novel you want to read, there is the author or title index. Finally, the curriculum index allows you to look for a book for a particular class.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2000.
Edition: Rev. ed..
ISBN: 9781578860074
1578860075
Branch Call Number: REF 028.162 Bod 2000 3583uc 1
REF 028.162 Bod 2000 3583ml 1
REF 028.162 Bod 2000 3583tc 1
REF 028.162 Bod 2000 3583mc 1
Characteristics: xviii, 217 p.

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KarenW
Mar 08, 2006

So you have to find something to read by TOMORROW and do a report. And you really hate reading books and doing book reports. But there aren''t any books that you want to read lying around. To your rescue, this book will give you suggestions to read for thin, thinner, thinnest books that you can read right away. And there are little suggestions after each title and synopsis that will help you nail that presentation or report so your teacher will never know! This book is the best kept secret in the library!

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