ALA Outstanding Books for the College BoundNon-fiction1999

Given by Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Other Names: YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound, YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound 2014, YALSA's List of Outstanding books for the College Bound
70 Works 145,015 Books 2,070 Reviews 4.1
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A YALSA Committee of public, secondary school, and academic librarians selectes the list. Revised every five years as a tool for several audiences (students preparing for college, show more educators, librarians, and parents) it offers opportunities for independent reading and lifelong learning. Use it to round out your reading as you prepare for college entrance exams and courses, to strengthen your knowledge in a variety of subject areas and enhance appreciation for different cultures and times.

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Categories:
All, Arts & Humanities (12), Arts and Humanities (25), Biography (30), Drama (24), Fiction (40), History (23), History & Cultures (16), History and Cultures (24), Humanities (23), Humanities, 2004; Arts & Humanities, 2009 (1), Literature & Language Arts (40), Literature & Language Arts, 2004; History & Cultures, 2009 (1), Literature and Language Arts (26), Non-fiction (70), Poetry (19), Science & Technology (37), Science & Technology, 2004, Science & Technology, 2009 (1), Science and Technology (25), Social Sciences (62), Social Sciences, 2004; Literature & Language Arts, 2009 (1), [1999], Fiction, 1999 (1), No Category (2)
Years:
All, 1999 (70)
WorkYear
T. Rex and the Crater of Doom by Walter Alvarez
1999
Art Attack: A Brief Cultural History of the Avant-Garde by Marc Aronson
1999
Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series by Eliot Asinof
1999
Voices from the Streets: Young Former Gang Members Tell Their Stories by S. Beth Atkin
1999
The Joy of Music by Leonard Bernstein
1999
In These Girls, Hope is a Muscle by Madeleine Blais
1999
The Secret Family: Twenty-Four Hours Inside the Mysterious World of Our Minds and Bodies by David Bodanis
1999
Making Movies Work: Thinking Like a Filmmaker by Jon Boorstin
1999
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
1999
The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls by Joan Jacobs Brumberg
1999
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
1999
Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark
1999
The Chronicle of Jazz by Mervyn Cooke
1999
What to Listen for in Music by Aaron Copland
1999
Annotated Art by Robert Cumming
1999
King Arthur by David Day
1999
The Broken Cord by Michael Dorris
1999
The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
1999
Joining the Tribe: Growing Up Gay and Lesbian in the '90s by Linnea Due
1999
The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours by Marian Wright Edelman
1999
Enchiridion by Epictetus
1999
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi
1999
How to Look At Sculpture by David Finn
1999
The Voices of AIDS by Michael Thomas Ford
1999
Next of Kin: My Conversations with Chimpanzees by Roger Fouts
1999
Small Victories: The Real World of a Teacher, Her Students, and Their High School by Samuel G. Freedman
1999
Father Greg and the Homeboys: The Extraordinary Journey of Father Boyle and His Work with the Latino Gangs of East L.A. by Celeste Fremon
1999
The Power of Photography: How Photographs Changed Our Lives by Vicki Goldberg
1999
The Story of Art by E. H. Gombrich
1999
The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould
1999
Water, Ice, And Stone: Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes by Bill Green
1999
Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet by Katie Hafner
1999
Mythology by Edith Hamilton
1999
A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes by Stephen Hawking
1999
A Tribe Apart: A Journey into the Heart of American Adolescence by Patricia Hersch
1999
Hiroshima (Expanded edition) by John Hersey
1999
A Country Year: Living the Questions by Sue Hubbell
1999
No Matter How Loud I Shout : A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court by Edward Humes
1999
Dancing: The Pleasure, Power, and Art of Movement by Gerald Jonas
1999
Say It Loud! The Story of Rap Music by Maurice K. Jones
1999
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men against the Sea by Sebastian Junger
1999
Falling in Love with Wisdom by David D. Karnos
1999
Where She Danced by Elizabeth Kendall
1999
Barefoot to Balanchine by Mary Kerner
1999
Blind Watchers of the Sky: The People and Ideas that Shaped Our View of the Universe by Rocky Kolb
1999
The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death, and America's Dilemma by Alex Kotlowitz
1999
Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools by Jonathan Kozol
1999
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
1999
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud
1999
In Suspect Terrain by John McPhee
1999
Stomping the Blues by Albert Murray
1999
ABC of Architecture by James F. O'Gorman
1999
Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences by John Allen Paulos
1999
The Telling of the World: Native American Stories and Art by W. S. Penn
1999
Invention by Design; How Engineers Get from Thought to Thing by Henry Petroski
1999
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher
1999
Virus Ground Zero: Stalking the Killer Viruses with the Centers for Disease Control by Ed Regis
1999
The Most Beautiful House in the World by Witold Rybczynski
1999
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam by Neil Sheehan
1999
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classical Music by Robert Sherman
1999
The Corner by David Simon
1999
Fermat's Last Theorem: The Story of a Riddle That Confounded the World's Greatest Minds for 358 Years by Simon Singh
1999
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel
1999
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
1999
African Exodus: The Origins of Modern Humanity by Christopher Stringer
1999
The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher by Lewis Thomas
1999
The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA by James D. Watson
1999
Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 by Juan Williams
1999
Favorite Folktales from Around the World by Jane Yolen
1999
The Holy Bible: New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) by Zondervan
1999

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