Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students as World Citizens

Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students as World Citizens

by Thomas W. (William) Bean, Judithann Dunkerly-Bean, Helen J. (Jean) Harper
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412956846

ISBN-13: 9781412956840

Pub. Date: 02/12/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students As World Citizens (by Thomas W. Bean, Judith Dunkerly-Bean, and Helen Harper) is a middle and secondary school methods text that introduces pre-service teachers in teacher credential programs and in-service teachers pursuing a Masters degree in Education to the field of young adult literature for use in

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Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students As World Citizens (by Thomas W. Bean, Judith Dunkerly-Bean, and Helen Harper) is a middle and secondary school methods text that introduces pre-service teachers in teacher credential programs and in-service teachers pursuing a Masters degree in Education to the field of young adult literature for use in contemporary contexts. The text introduces teachers to current research on adolescent life and literacy; the new and expanding genres of young adult literature; teaching approaches and practical strategies for using young adult literature in English and Language Arts secondary classrooms and in Content Area Subjects (e.g. History); and ongoing social, political and pedagogical issues of English and Language Arts classrooms in relation to contemporary young adult literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412956840
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
990,851
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
About the Authors
Part I: Foundations for The Teaching of Young Adult Literature
1. An Introduction to Adolescent Life, Texts and Teaching
2. The Nature and History of Young Adult Literature
3. The Teaching of Young Adult Literature
4. Young Adult Literature and Exceptional Learners
Part II: Established and Emerging Genres of Young Adult Literature
5. Realistic Fiction, Romance, and Mystery
6. Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
7. Historical Fiction
8. Short Stories, Poetry, Humor
9. Nonfiction, Biographies, Information and Self-Help
10. Comics, Manga, Graphic Novels, Zines, Street (Urban) Literature
11. Postmodern Forms of Young Adult Literature
12. Global and Multicultural Literature for Young Adults
Part III: Critical Issues in Young Adult Literature
13. Boys Books/Girls Books?: Gender and Sexuality in Young Adult Literature
14. Young Adult Literature and Critical Content Area Literacy
15. Censorship
16. Technology and the Future of Young Adult Literature
Glossary
Author Index
Subject Index

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