From Hinton to Hamlet Book

From Hinton to Hamlet


  • Author : Sarah K. Herz
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0313324522

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From Hinton to Hamlet Excerpt :

Uses thematic groupings built around recent young adult literature as bridges to the classics. This second edition has been revised by more than 60% and expanded. It continues to emphasize the goal of helping teenagers become lifelong readers, as well as critical and confident readers.

Collecting for the Curriculum  The Common Core and Beyond Book

Collecting for the Curriculum The Common Core and Beyond


  • Author : Amy J. Catalano
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2015-09-28
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610699686

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Collecting for the Curriculum The Common Core and Beyond Excerpt :

If you're a librarian charged with collecting curriculum materials and children's literature to support the Common Core State Standards, then this book—the only one that offers explicit advice on collection development in curriculum collections—is for you. • Draws on current research and interviews with some of the most experienced curriculum librarians in the United States to help faculty and teachers better understand the Common Core • Provides explicit applications of the CCSS for librarians working in post-secondary institutions • Covers the diverse teaching strategies of faculty and teachers • Includes an extensive appendix with lists of books that support all curricular areas, as well as lesson ideas and other resources • Offers a regularly updated companion website

Exploring Identity Development and Self Book

Exploring Identity Development and Self


  • Author : Leilya a Pitre
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-04-14
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475859836

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Exploring Identity Development and Self Excerpt :

This book provides classroom approaches to analysis of themes in young adult literature reflecting an array of relationships with self and the world with which adolescents engage daily. These themes include self-discovery, self-perception, differentiating between right and wrong, and making difficult choices complicated by issues of social justice.

Shakespeare for Young People Book

Shakespeare for Young People


  • Author : Abigail Rokison-Woodall
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441188052

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Shakespeare for Young People Excerpt :

The search to find engaging and inspiring ways to introduce children and young adults to Shakespeare has resulted in a wide variety of approaches to producing and adapting Shakespeare's plays and the stories and characters at their heart. This book explores the range of productions, versions, and adaptations of Shakespeare aimed particularly at children or young people. It is the only comprehensive overview of its kind, engaging with a range of genres - drama, prose narrative, television and film - and including both British and international examples. Abigail Rokison covers stage and screen productions, shortened versions, prose narratives and picture books (including Manga), animations and original novels, plays and films rewriting Shakespeare. The book combines an informative guide to the productions and adaptations discussed with critical analysis of their relative strengths. It also has a practical focus including quotes from directors, actors, writers, teachers and young people who worked on or experienced the projects discussed.

Gazetteer of the British Isles Book

Gazetteer of the British Isles


  • Author : John Bartholomew
  • Publisher : Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black
  • Release Date : 1887
  • Genre: Great Britain
  • Pages : 912
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B5036631

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Handbook of Research on Children s and Young Adult Literature Book
Score: 5
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Handbook of Research on Children s and Young Adult Literature


  • Author : Shelby Wolf
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2011-04-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136913563

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Handbook of Research on Children s and Young Adult Literature Excerpt :

This landmark volume is the first to bring together leading scholarship on children’s and young adult literature from three intersecting disciplines: Education, English, and Library and Information Science. Distinguished by its multidisciplinary approach, it describes and analyzes the different aspects of literary reading, texts, and contexts to illuminate how the book is transformed within and across different academic figurations of reading and interpreting children’s literature. Part one considers perspectives on readers and reading literature in home, school, library, and community settings. Part two introduces analytic frames for studying young adult novels, picturebooks, indigenous literature, graphic novels, and other genres. Chapters include commentary on literary experiences and creative production from renowned authors and illustrators. Part three focuses on the social contexts of literary study, with chapters on censorship, awards, marketing, and literary museums. The singular contribution of this Handbook is to lay the groundwork for colleagues across disciplines to redraw the map of their separately figured worlds, thus to enlarge the scope of scholarship and dialogue as well as push ahead into uncharted territory.

Parliamentary Papers Book

Parliamentary Papers


  • Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1853
  • Genre: Bills, Legislative
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044106500234

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Young Adult Literature Book
Score: 4
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Young Adult Literature


  • Author : Michael Cart
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 255
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838990957

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Young Adult Literature Excerpt :

This insightful and often humorous work presents the evolution of YA lit in an appealing way, making it equally useful for students of literary studies.

The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature Book

The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature


  • Author : Crag Hill
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-05
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134054749

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The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature Excerpt :

This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The treatment is both conceptual and pragmatic. Each chapter discusses a topical text set of YA novels in a conceptual framework—how these novels contribute to or deconstruct conventional wisdom about key topics from identity formation to awareness of world issues, while also providing a springboard in secondary and college classrooms for critical discussion of these novels. Uncloaking many of the issues that have been essentially invisible in discussions of YA literature, these essays can then guide the design of curriculum through which adolescent readers hone the necessary skills to unpack the ideologies embedded in YA narratives. The annotated bibliography provides supplementary articles and books germane to all the issues discussed. Closing "End Points" highlight and reinforce cross-cutting themes throughout the book and tie the essays together.

Latino a Literature in the Classroom Book

Latino a Literature in the Classroom


  • Author : Frederick Luis Aldama
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-06-19
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317933977

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Latino a Literature in the Classroom Excerpt :

In one of the most rapidly growing areas of literary study, this volume provides the first comprehensive guide to teaching Latino/a literature in all variety of learning environments. Essays by internationally renowned scholars offer an array of approaches and methods to the teaching of the novel, short story, plays, poetry, autobiography, testimonial, comic book, children and young adult literature, film, performance art, and multi-media digital texts, among others. The essays provide conceptual vocabularies and tools to help teachers design courses that pay attention to: Issues of form across a range of storytelling media Issues of content such as theme and character Issues of historical periods, linguistic communities, and regions Issues of institutional classroom settings The volume innovatively adds to and complicates the broader humanities curriculum by offering new possibilities for pedagogical practice.

Twain  Alcott  and the Birth of the Adolescent Reform Novel Book

Twain Alcott and the Birth of the Adolescent Reform Novel


  • Author : Roberta S. Trites
  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781587297700

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Twain Alcott and the Birth of the Adolescent Reform Novel Excerpt :

Trites argues that Twain and Alcott wrote on similar topics because they were so deeply affected by the Civil War, by cataclysmic emotional and financial losses in their families, by their cultural immersion in the tenets of Protestant philosophy, and by sexual tensions that may have stimulated their interest in writing for adolescents, Trites demonstrates how the authors participated in a cultural dynamic that marked the changing nature of adolescence in America, provoking a literary sentiment that continues to inform young adult literature. Both intuited that the transitory nature of adolescence makes it ripe for expression about human potential for change and reform.

Classic Connections Book
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Classic Connections


  • Author : Holly Koelling
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 405
  • ISBN 10 : 1591580722

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Classic Connections Excerpt :

Getting teens to read, much less enjoy classic literary fiction is an on-going challenge for educators and librarians. However, Holly Koelling--author, YA librarian, and booktalker extraordinaire-offers a variety of techniques for rising to that challenge and successfully selecting, presenting, and connecting teens with great literature in the library and in school. This book defines classics and discusses why they are important, then provides a step-by-step process for finding the hooks that attract teens, educating yourself about classic literature, and motivating and inspiring readers. This is an upbeat, information-packed guide that anyone working with teen readers will refer to again and again. Readers' advisory techniques employing the genre approach, appeal features, and other lures are discussed along with a variety of programs and promotions that will help teens more deeply appreciate the classics they read--from booktalks, booklists, and displays to readers' theatre, teen book clubs, and reviews. Brimming with anecdotes and practical examples, Classic Connections also includes an extensive bibliography of classics for teens and professional resources. This is an upbeat, information-packed guide, and if you work with teen readers, you'll refer to it again and again. When you're through, you might just have the teens fighting over these important works!