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9 edition of A guide to literature for young adults found in the catalog.

A guide to literature for young adults

background, selection, and use

by Ruth K. J. Cline

  • 287 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Scott, Foresman in Glenview, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young adults -- Books and reading,
  • Young adult literature -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRuth K. J. Cline, William G. McBride.
    ContributionsMcBride, William G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1003 .C68 1983
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3503711M
    ISBN 100673160300
    LC Control Number82024088
    OCLC/WorldCa9132333

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      9 Young Adult Books That Will Change Your Life Forever 1. Period Power by Nadya Okamoto. Throughout history, periods have been hidden from the public. They’re taboo. They’re embarrassing. They’re gross. And due to a crumbling or nonexistent national sex ed program, they are misunderstood. PERIOD founder and Harvard College student Nadya. Since the end of the Harry Potter era, books aimed at teenagers have continued to rise in popularity. In fact, according to a study, more young adult books were purchased by adults than by teenagers, most of whom were shopping for their own reading – not for the teens in their life – and 28 percent of YA books were purchased by to year-olds.

    Young adult books round-up – review. Published: 7 Apr Young adult books round-up – review. March Your coronavirus reading list: reader suggestions to bring joy in difficult times.   Young Adult literature is usually used to refer to fiction aimed at teenagers, that is, people from 12 to 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 These labels, though, are not stable boundaries. In order to see what category of Young Adult.


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