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Find more Fall Reference Preview, 2007
Librarians selecting titles for older students have a wide variety of offerings from which to choose. Here is a sampling of fall titles, some designed especially for a high-school audience, others that are intended for an adult audience but fit curriculum needs.
The American Heritage Dictionary Define-a-Thon for the High School Freshman. Aug. 2007. 96p. Houghton Mifflin, $5.95 (9780618445011).
The Ancient World: Civilizations of Africa; Civilizations of Europe; Civilizations of the Americas; Civilizations of the Near East and Southwest Asia; Civilizations of Asia and the Pacific. 5v. Ed. by Sarolta Takacs and Eric H. Cline. Aug. 2007. 720p. Sharpe Reference, $399 (9780765680822).
Clothing in World History. 3v. Ed. by Jill Condra. Dec. 2007. 1,170p. Greenwood, $399.95 (9780313336621).
War: A Student Encyclopedia. 5v. Ed. by Spencer C. Tucker and Priscilla Mary Roberts. Aug. 2007. 1,385p. ABC-CLIO, $495 (1-85109-847-X).
Diseases and Disorders. 3v. Oct. 2007. 960p. Marshall Cavendish, $279.95 (9780761477709).
Encyclopedia of African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture. 2v. Ed. by Carole E. Boyce-Davies. Nov. 2007. 1,111p. ABC-CLIO, $195 (1-85109-700-7).
Encyclopedia of American Indian History. 4v. Ed. by Bruce E. Johansen and Barry M. Pritzker. Aug. 2007. 1,300p. ABC-CLIO, $395 (1-85109-817-8).
Encyclopedia of American Literature. 4v. Rev. ed. By Susan Clair Imbarrato and others. Nov. 2007. 2,000p. Facts On File, $375 (9780816064762).
Encyclopedia of Body Adornment. By Margo DeMello. Aug. 2007. 360p. Greenwood, $79.95 (9780313336959).
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance. 5v. 14th ed. Oct. 2007. 3,776p. Ferguson, $249.95 (9780816070664).
Encyclopedia of World History. 7v. Ed. by Marsha Ackerman and others. Dec. 2007. 4,200p. Facts On File, $650 (9780816063864).
Encyclopedia of World War II. 2v. By Alan Axelrod. Sept. 2007. 944p. Facts On File, $150 (9780816060221).
The Facts On File Companion to American Poetry. 2v. By Burt Kimmelman and others. Nov. 2007. 1,136p. Facts On File, $140 (9780816069507).
The Facts On File Companion to the World Novel: 1900 to the Present. 2v. By Michael D. Sollars. Oct. 2007. 800p. Facts On File, $140 (9780816062331).
Greenhaven Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. By Tom Streissguth. Nov. 2007. 352p. Gale, $76.20 (9780737732160).
The Modern World: Civilizations of Africa; Civilizations of Europe; Civilizations of the Americas; Civilizations of the Near East and Southwest Asia; Civilizations of Asia and the Pacific. 5v. Ed by Sarolta Takacs and John Robert McNeill. Dec. 2007. 800p. Sharpe Reference, $399 (9780765680969).
Research and Discovery: Landmarks and Pioneers in American Science. 3v. Ed. by Russell Lawson. Dec. 2007. Sharpe Reference, $299 (9780765680730).
Space Exploration and Humanity: A Historical Encyclopedia. 2v. Ed. by Stephen B. Johnson. Jan. 2008. ABC-CLIO, $185 (1-85109-514-4).
Student’s Encyclopedia of American Literary Characters. 4v. Ed. by Matthew J. Bruccoli and others. Dec. 2007. 1,600p. Facts On File, $340 (9780816064984).
Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations. 2v. By Mary Ellen Snodgrass. Oct. 2007. 800p. Sharpe Reference, $199 (9780765680938).
World and Its Peoples: Eastern and Southern Asia. 11v. Oct. 2007. 1,584p. Marshall Cavendish, $499.95 (9780761475712).
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