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Author Hayn, Judith A., 1944-

Title Teaching Young Adult Literature Today : Insights, Considerations, and Perspectives for the Classroom Teacher
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012
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Contents Introduction; Section I. WHERE HAS YAL BEEN?; Chapter 1. Young Adult Literature: Defining the Role of Research; Chapter 2. The Changing Face of Young Adult Literature: What Teachers and Researchers Need to Know to Enhance Their Practice and Inquiry; Chapter 3. Literacy Teacher Education Today and the Teaching of Adolescent Literature: Perspectives on Research and Practice; Section II. WHERE IS YAL NOW?; Chapter 4. Identifying Obstacles and Garnering Support: Young Adult Literature in the English Language Arts Classroom
Chapter 12. Young Adult Literature as a Call to Social ActivismSection III. WHERE IS YAL GOING?; Chapter 13. Beyond the Language Arts Classroom: The Dynamic Intersection of Young Adult Literature and Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge; Chapter 14. Reading with Blurred Boundaries: The Influence of Digital and Visual Culture on Young Adult Novels; Chapter 15. YAL in Cyberspace: How Teachers Are Following Their Students into New Literacies; Index; About the Contributors
Chapter 5. Using Young Adult Literature to Motivate and Engage the DisengagedChapter 6. Dystopian Novels: What Imagined Futures Tell Young Readers about the Present and Future; Chapter 7. Out of the Closet and Into the Open: LGBTQ Young Adult Literature in the Language Arts Classroom; Chapter 8. Multicultural Adolescent Literature: Finding the Balance; Chapter 9. Updating Young Adult Literature Reading Lists While Retaining Quality Titles; Chapter 10. Crossing Boundaries: Genre-Blurring in Books for Young Adults; Chapter 11. The Best-Selling Adult Novelist and Young Adult Fiction
Summary Teaching Young Adult Literature Today introduces the reader to what is current and relevant in the plethora of good books available for adolescents. This smart collection by literary experts illustrates how teachers can help their students become lifelong readers by simply introducing them to smart, insightful, and engaging books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States.
Young adult literature -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Bach, Jacqueline.
Bickmore, Steven T.
Blasingame, James, Jr
Bull, Kelly Byrne
Burns, Sarah M
Clemmons, Karina R.
Day, Deanna, 1963-
Elliott-Johns, Susan E.
Hayn, Judith A., 1944-
Hazlett, Lisa A
Hill, Crag.
Hundley, Melanie
Kaplan, Jeffrey S., 1951-
Kaplan, Jeffrey S., Ph. D
Kelley, Michelle J
Koss, Melanie D
Letcher, Mark
Miraglia, Kristen
Nolen, Amanda L.
Parsons, Linda T
Renzi, Laura A
Sheehy, Colleen T
Ward, Barbara A
Wilson, Nance S.
Young, Terrell A.
ISBN 1442207213