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Essentials of Young Adult Literature, 3rd Edition
Essentials of young adult literature - Carl M. Tomlinson, Carol Lynch-Brown - Google Книги
View larger. Request a copy. Additional order info. Buy this product. An engaging and succinct overview of young adult literature, using a genre approach and an emphasis on immersion in literature.
50 Essential Young Adult Novels
View larger. Based on a genre approach to literature, Essentials of Young Adult Literature offers students and instructors a well-organized, clearly-written overview of young adult literature. The text includes extensive recommended book lists organized by genre and topic and annotated for ease of selection. The text includes clearly stated positions on resistant readers, censorship, the literary canon, accountability, and technology. Written by well-known authors Carl Tomlinson and Carol Lynch-Brown, this text places emphasis on having students read a wide variety of young adult literature while addressing all types and formats of literature including novels, short stories, graphic novels, and picture books for older readers.
This book focuses on reading young adult books, not just talking about them. It presents short chapters that include extensive recommended booklists organized by genre and topic, and relates young adult literature to current issues such as standards, the literary canon, censorship, close reading, critical literacy, and resistant readers. Essentials of Young Adult Literature has become the best text for blending the online instruction world with the traditional classroom world through its careful discipline. While brief, the text has focused upon key issues and illustrated the practice of classroom English teachers without drifting into personal reminiscence or academic fluff.