The number one book in the field, literature for todays young adults, helps teachers learn how to motivate teenagers to become life-long readers and now features the voices of two new co-authors and ten of the authors ph. A comprehensive, reader-friendly introduction to young adult literature, this book provides a.
I have used the text literature for todays young adults again and again the book was very thorough, and the background it gave about young adult literature helped me to understand the importance of using this genre in my classroom. I have used the booklists to find books that fit into certain genres or help students find a great book about a certain topic.
What has kept literature for todays young adults the leading textbook in the field is the authors continuing love and enthusiasm for their chosen field of study. For each edition they have highlighted new and interesting trends and illustrated them with lively discussions of well-written books.
В young adult literature is usually used to refer to fiction aimed at teenagers, that is, people from 12 to 18. However, the label has grown to include what is called middle grade literature, aimed at older children from 9 to 12, and new adult literature, aimed at young adults from 18 to 30.
Thoroughly updated and with new features, literature for todays young adults, eighth edition, the number one book in young adult literature, continues to help teachers learn how to motivate teenagers to become life-long readers. Writing with the belief that students will have a better chance of becoming life-long readers if they have choices and enjoy what they read, renowned.
В approximately 55 percent of todays ya readers are adults. To find out why, i consulted the president of a young-adult publishing imprint, a professor of young-adult literature, a few masthead.
To honor the best books for young adults and children, time compiled this survey in consultation with respected peers such as u.
Great information on not just the history of ya literature, but also the psychology of young adults (e. Stages of emotional growth), hallmarks of ya literature genres, book lists, whos who of ya lit, teaching and instruction strategies, etc.
В but with young adult literature regularly burning up the bestseller lists, its clear many young adults dont need an excuse to seek out the written word sixteen- to 29-year-olds are the largest.