Young Adult Literature

Young Adult Literature

Author: Katherine Toth Bucher

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 0133066797

Category: Education

Page: 388

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Pre- and in-service teachers get what they need to connect with adolescent students—and to help them connect with good literature—in this engaging, balanced look at the world of young adult literature. Here readers get foundational knowledge combined with a look at the pathways leading to the literature itself, to begin to open the door to exploring young adult literature. Brief enough to give readers the opportunity to read the books themselves, yet comprehensive enough to ensure that teachers truly understand adolescents, their literature, and how to connect the two, Young Adult Literature by Bucher and Hinton provides what's needed to ensure a rich educational experience for adolescents, while nourishing their love of reading.
Young Adult Literature
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Katherine Toth Bucher, KaaVonia Hinton
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-29 - Publisher: Pearson College Division

Pre- and in-service teachers get what they need to connect with adolescent students—and to help them connect with good literature—in this engaging, balanced look at the world of young adult literature. Here readers get foundational knowledge combined with a look at the pathways leading to the literature itself, to begin
Mental Illness in Young Adult Literature: Exploring Real Struggles through Fictional Characters
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: Kia Jane Richmond
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-31 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book explores how mental illness is portrayed in 21st-century young adult fiction and how selected works can help teachers, librarians, and mental health professionals to more effectively address the needs of students combating mental illness. • Offers extensive analysis of contemporary young adult fiction featuring youth with mental illness
Teaching Culturally Sustaining and Inclusive Young Adult Literature
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: R. Joseph Rodríguez
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-11 - Publisher: Routledge

In this book, Rodríguez uses theories of critical literacy and culturally responsive teaching to argue that our schools, and our culture, need sustaining and inclusive young adult (YA) literature/s to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse readers and all students. This book provides an outline for the study
Developing Library Collections for Today's Young Adults
Language: en
Pages: 402
Authors: Amy S. Pattee
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-14 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

In the five years since the first edition of Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults was published, numerous changes have taken place in the landscape of young adult literature and young adult library services. Informed by the professional activism—including the “We Need Diverse Books” (#wndb) movement—today’s professionals recognize that
Critical Explorations of Young Adult Literature
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Victor Malo-Juvera, Crag Hill
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Recognizing the determination of a canon as an ongoing process of discussion and debate, which helps us to better understand the concept of meaningful and important literature, this edited collection turns a critical spotlight on young adult literature (YAL) to explore some of the most read, taught, and discussed books