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Literature for Today's Young Adults (8th Edition)

Literature for Today's Young Adults (8th Edition)
Author: Alleen Pace Nilsen - Kenneth L. Donelson
ISBN 13: 9780205593231
ISBN 10: 205593232
Edition: 8
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-04-17
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 512
List Price: $164.40

Thoroughly updated and with new features, Literature for Today's 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 authors Alleen Nilsen and Ken Donelson offer a comprehensive, reader-friendly introduction to young adult literature framed within a literary, historical, and social context. The authors provide teachers with criteria for evaluating books of all genres, from poetry and nonfiction to mysteries, science fiction, and graphic novels. Coverage of timely issues such as pop culture and mass media have been added to help teachers connect with students' lives outside the classroom.