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Literature for Today's Young Adults

Literature for Today's Young Adults
Author: Kenneth L. Donelson - Alleen Pace Nilsen
ISBN 13: 9780536296566
ISBN 10: 536296561
Edition: 7th
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006
Format: Paperback
Pages: 239
List Price: $114.60

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.