Books in Kid's Genre?

JOSEPH HILL goodbooks at webtv.net
Thu Jan 18 21:29:00 EST 2007


You may find this of some note; Everyman's Library lists Froissart's Chronicles in the,"For Young People" section.
You can add anything to YOUR list.....if your the one making out the list. 

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-----Original Message-----
From: Scot Kamins
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 9:19 AM
To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
Subject: Re: Books in Kid's Genre?

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.

LIBRARIANS, I SUMMON THEE!!!!


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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