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Genrefied Classics: A Guide to Reading Interests in Classic Literature a Guide to Reading Interests in Classic Literature

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Rediscover the classics--and help readers do the same! The Count of Monte Cristo is a rip-roaring adventure. Pride and Prejudice is an endearing romance. Howard Fast's April Morning is fascinating historical fiction and a moving war story. The list goes on. The trick is to find the right book for the reader. Frolund's guide can help. By identifying the genre characteristic ...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published December 30th 2006 by Libraries Unlimited
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Anne
May 07, 2009 rated it it was amazing
This is a powerhouse reference work for any library reader's advisor. While ideal for advising young adults who have to read a classic, it is also great for those wishing to start reading classics. Many a self-learner wants to know what the "classic" books are. Many would like to read a "classic." And, like many of us, the reader may be put off by the choices.

Genrefied Classics helps the reader narrow down the choices by presenting classics as part of genre. Science Fiction and Fantasy are well-
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Walt
Jun 02, 2009 rated it liked it
This book would seemingly be instrumental in developing a YA collection. There are brief synopses that could be more constructive; but they entice the reader. I like the way Frolund genrefied the books.
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