Books in Kid's Genre?

Scot Kamins kamins at
Thu Jan 18 12:19:50 EST 2007

I got stuck on the adventure and horror books - didn't know whether  
to add them or not.

Do librarians have these in the Adolescent section?

I read Hunchback, Crusoe, and Gulliver in high school and liked them  
(along with Sherlock Holmes, Dracula, Poe).

The librarians in the group will have to tell me.


On Jan 18, 2007, at 8:37 AM, Bill DiBenedetto wrote:

>> In addition to the ones already mentioned:
> Gulliver's Travels
> Two Years Before the Mast
> Robinson Crusoe
> Red Badge of Courage
> Hunchback of Notre Dame
> Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
> The Yearling
> I think it's a stretch to list Gulliver's Travels, Robinson Crusoe and
> Hunchback of Notre Dame as children's books, despite their Disney,
> bowdlerized and highly abridged cartoon and comic versions. They  
> certainly
> weren't written with the younger set in mind. These days a 12-year  
> old (or
> thereabouts) would have to be pretty precocious to get past a page  
> or two of
> those titles. I didn't plow through them until I hit my college  
> years and
> then only because I was an English major.
> Another possibility for the list - Tales of Edgar Allen Poe, which  
> blew me
> away as a young reader.
> bill
> 206-491-0296 (work)
> 206-963-0499 (personal)

Scot Kamins

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