Literature for Young Adults

Literature for Young Adults

litforyoungadultsThis unique resource:

  • Explores how young adult literature has changed, embracing new formats, relevant themes, real diversity, and new ways of reaching readers
  • Presents works from the literary canon but places a special emphasis on contemporary works that defy traditional narrative conventions and reflect postmodern sensibilities, making them particularly well suited to adolescents
  • Discusses how to help young adults develop an appreciation for literature and discover materials they will find meaningful and satisfying
  • In addition to traditional genre chapters, includes chapters on literary nonfiction; poetry, short stories, and drama; cover art, picture books, illustrated literature, and graphic novels; and film
  • Links literary theory to classroom practice, including a focus on the implications of a critical literacy stance
  • Highlights “Featured Authors” and “Focus Novels,” annotated lists of books and films representing a specific genre or exploring a particular theme, teaching ideas, and classroom scenarios/applications

440 Pages | 978-1-934432-43-4

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