Young Adult Literature

Young Adult Literature : Exploration, Evaluation, and Appreciation

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Get to know adolescents and the literature that interests them through:Exploration of the contemporary needs of adolescents -- covered in Chapter 2.Commitment to diversity- developed in every chapter's discussions of diversity and multicultural literature.Graphic novels, comic books, horror, humor, and other non-traditional literature --which provide excellent motivation for reluctant young readers.Learn what makes a Young Adult title great:Reviewing and Evaluating Young Adult Literature - in Chapter 2, preparing teachers to select the finest examples of YAL.Considerations for Selecting Young Adult Literature features - help teachers evaluate the literature.Recommended Books for Young Adults - features in each chapter to help teachers choose the best titles for your more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.7 x 20.3mm | 657.72g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131118412
  • 9780131118416

Table of contents

PART I DEFINING ADOLESCENTS AND THEIR LITERATUREChapter 1 Understanding Young Adult LiteratureChapter 2 Reviewing and Evaluating Young Adult LiteraturePART II EXPLORING YOUNG ADULT LITERATUREChapter 3 Exploring Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror FictionChapter 4 Exploring Contemporary Realistic FictionChapter 5 Exploring Adventure, Mystery, and HumorChapter 6 Exploring Historical FictionChapter 7 Exploring BiographyChapter 8 Exploring Nonfiction/Information BooksChapter 9 Exploring Poetry, Drama, and Short StoriesChapter 10 Exploring Other Formats: Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and MagazinesPART III CONNECTING ADOLESCENTS AND THEIR LITERATUREChapter 11 Teaching, Using, and Appreciating Young Adult LiteratureChapter 12 Protecting Intellectual Freedomshow more

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