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Young Adult Literature Exploration, Evaluation, and Appreciation

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ISBN-10: 0133066797

ISBN-13: 9780133066791

Edition: 3rd 2014

Authors: Katherine T. Bucher, KaaVonia Hinton

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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,…    
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 5/29/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090

Preface
Defining Adolescents and Their Literature
Understanding Young Adult Literature
Evaluating and Selecting Young Adult Literature
Connecting Adolescents and Their Literature
Teaching, Using, and Appreciating Young Adult Literature
Protecting Intellectual Freedom
Exploring Young Adult Literature
Exploring Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Exploring Adventure, Mystery, and Humor
Exploring Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
Exploring Historical Fiction
Exploring Biography
Exploring Nonfiction/Information Books
Exploring Poetry, Drama, and Short Stories
Exploring Other Formats: Comics, Graphic (Comic-Format) Novels, Picture Books, and Magazines
Index