Young adult literature in the 21st century (Book, 2009) []
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Young adult literature in the 21st century

Young adult literature in the 21st century

Author: Pamela Burress Cole
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This college-level textbook for studying young adult literature surveys and discusses each literary genre, then describes strategies for teaching comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. Also includes essays by authors of young adult literature on topics such as censorship.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Burress Cole
ISBN: 9780073525938 0073525936
OCLC Number: 226356673
Description: xviii, 702 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Adolescence : defining moments --
The young adult reader --
Trends and issues in young adult literature --
Realistic fiction (reading skill : making connections) --
Romance, humor, and sports (reading skill : questioning) --
Historical fiction (reading skills : monitoring and clarifying) --
Mysteries, thrillers, and horror (reading skills : inferential thinking and predicting) --
Science fiction and fantasy (reading skills : visualizing and vocabulary) --
Short stories, poetry, and drama (reading skill : building fluency) --
Nonfiction, autobiographies, biographies, diaries, and memoirs (reading skills : text structure and summarizing) --
The classical canon and young adult literature (reading skill : synthesizing) --
The popular culture influence / by Faith H. Wallace --
YA literature and writing : motivating young writers in the real world / by James Blasingame.
Other Titles: Young adult literature in the twenty-first century
Responsibility: Pam B. Cole.
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A literature survey modeling how to teach literature and reading to middle school and high school students. It helps teachers familiarize with the reading process of teens, discusses teen attitudes  Read more...


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