Conclusion: For all of these reasons the Young Adult Library Services Association values young adult literature, believes it is an indispensable part of public and school library collections, and regards it as essential to healthy youth development and the corollary development of healthy communities in which both youth and libraries can thrive. Young adult literature is a rapidly growing genre with much to offer young readers, with educators playing a pivotal role. First, helping readers find books that they are interested in and can.
Jul 15, 2015 · Marchetta is known for writing about tough topics, from family turmoil to issues of mental illness, her contemporary novels often strike a chord with teenagers who are in that middling phase – what it means to be a ‘young adult’. Gender Issues in Young Adult Literature. Indiana libraries, 23(2), 19-24. ISSN: 0275777X. Found At: H.W. Wilson Company. Abstract: Whether we are expanding our lives through knowledge or imagination, there is no doubt that reading plays a crucial role in this process. Largely because of this, reading continues to be one of the most highly.
Browse our latest titles in the Teen & Young Adult Social Issues category to discover your next read from PenguinRandomHouse.com. Browse our latest titles in the Teen & Young Adult Social Issues category to discover your next read from PenguinRandomHouse.com. Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction written for readers from 12 to 18 years of age. While the genre is targeted to teenagers, approximately half of YA readers are adults. The subject matter and genres of YA correlate with the age and experience of the protagonist.
Young adult novels may focus on the coming-of-age experiences of teen protagonists, but that doesn't keep readers outside this target audience from enjoying them. Dealing with teen issues such as conflicts with authority, as well as darker ideas like economic struggle and loss, the . GENDER ISSUES IN YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE by Kathryn Jacobs hether we are expanding our lives through knowledge or imagination, there is no doubt that reading plays a crucial role in this process. Largely because of this, reading continues to be one of the most highly debated components in the education of our children. When they are young we.