Literature for todays young adults
Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. But for the most part this is a great book to learn more about Young Adult literature, how it came to be, who the pioneers were, when it really got rolling, and where it is at now. Definitely a great book for teachers or just fans of reading! Skip to search Skip to main content. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
About Ed Battistella
In , 75 percent of to year-olds were enrolled in high school. I wish more textbooks were this user friendly! In addition, they didn't proof this edition very well. Packed with pedagogy to enhance student learning, the book includes: An Honor List highlighting the best books of each year Alleen has worked with her husband, linguistics Professor Don L. I think I should rewrite this for them and it would be well written, relatable and up to date.
Literature for Today's Young Adults by Kenneth L. Donelson
Description Thoroughly updated and with new features, Literature for Today's Young Adults, Eighth Edition , the number one book in Young Adult Literature, continues to help teachers learn how to motivate teenagers to become life-long readers. The general assumption between the book industry and readers is that young adult books are suited for ages twelve to eighteen years old. An Interview with Sarah E. So some of the lists I have in my 6th edition are outdated. Hardcover , pages. Provides great descriptions of the different genres for young adult books.
Also they did have some good suggestions for YA books, but most of them were highly outdated. And while Ken was a leader in fighting censorship, Alleen was a leader in fighting sexist language, which some people interpret as a form of censorship. I actually have the 6th edition, but I would recccomend the most recent edition which I don't remember, but it came out not too long ago. Great source broken down by genre with tons of short blurbs on great books. Often books what fall outside the white, straight, abled mainstream status quo are challenged for reasons such as explicit language, but Lo argues that often explicit language is a discussion of minority perspectives. While the information is great and worth keeping, part of the reason why I'm keeping this text is also because I spent so much on it