Young Adult Literature: Exploration, Evaluation, and Appreciation is an exciting new book developed to identify for teachers how to better connect adolescents with good literature. Comprehensive enough to ensure that teachers understand today’s adolescents and the literature that will engage them, yet slim enough to ensure readers have the opportunity to read the books themselves, this book will help teachers provide a rich educational experience for adolescents throughout the middle and secondary curriculum while nourishing their love of reading. This book addresses adolescent culture and the types of literature that engage adolescents, including horror, graphic novels, comic books, and many forms of media, more thoroughly and insightfully than any other on the market. Middle and Secondary Inservice Teachers and Reading Specialists.
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Connect with your adolescent students–while helping them connect with great literature.
Contemporary and practical, the second edition of Young Adult Literature: Exploration, Evaluation, and Appreciation remains comprehensive enough to ensure that teachers understand today’s adolescents and the literature that engages them, while still remaining brief enough to give teachers the opportunity to read the books discussed.
With a continued focus on understanding the world of today’s students, this text includes the most current readings that will help teachers provide a rich educational experience for adolescents throughout the middle and secondary curriculum. Young Adult Literature covers a number of diverse genres — such as horror, humor, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, graphic novels and comic books — with the simple goal of helping teachers nourish and develop their students’ love of reading, whatever their interests may be. This is not an encyclopedic reference book of the past, but rather a modern resource for teachers who want to connect with each one of their students through literature.
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A former school library media specialist and public librarian, Dr. Katherine Bucher has written several books including Teaching in the Middle School (2009), Classroom Management; Models Applications and Cases (2007), and Books about the Middle East (2008), as well as numerous articles and book chapters. In 2008, she retired from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia where she served as assistant department chair and graduate program director for the school library program.
KaaVonia Hinton is an assistant professor in the Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She is the author of Angela Johnson: Poetic Prose (2006) and Sharon Draper: Embracing Literacy (2009), and co-author (with Gail K. Dickinson) of Integrating Multicultural Literature in Libraries and Classrooms in Secondary Schools (2007).
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