Looks at 290 award-winning books for young adults, using 750 alphabetical entries on individual works, authors, characters, and settings to provide plot summaries, critical assessments, and biographical information.The purple 1957 Volkswagen Beetle becomes a main character, with a personality of its own. ... Chosen by the American Library Association for young adults, Life in the Fat Lane* (Delacorte, 1998) is a problem novel about weight gain.
|Title||:||Dictionary of American Young Adult Fiction, 1997-2001|
|Author||:||Alethea Helbig, Agnes Perkins|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2004|