K Pek D Sleri

Author: Markus Zusak
ISBN: 9786053481690
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Boys are like dogs - ready to bite, bark and beg to be given a chance to show their value.

Autism In Young Adult Novels

Author: Marilyn Irwin
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442251840
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For this study, young adults are defined as eleven- to nineteen-year-olds. This
parameter ensures that middle and high school students are included, and
younger and older individuals are less likely to be represented. WHAT ARE
YOUNG ADULT BOOKS? Because individual biological, social, and intellectual
growth varies from one young adult to another, it is difficult to determine what
constitutes a young adult book. High school reading assignments have
historically been littered ...

Integrating Young Adult Literature Through The Common Core Standards

Author: Rachel L. Wadham
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610691180
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This definition was very broad and included not only "young adult” books but also
, significantly, books written for children and adults but read by teens (Cart, 2010).
Today, young ... Rather than rehash lists of criteria or features of the genre, to
articulate our own definition we will stick to a rather simple but helpful defining
characteristic of young adult literature. We suggest ... Markus Zusak's The Book
Thief, for instance, was originally published in Australia as an adult book. When it
was ...

Tolerance Discourse And Young Adult Holocaust Literature

Author: Rachel Dean-Ruzicka
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317590635
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Many texts covered in this book, however, were published after 1999, a time
period when young adult literature becomes more concerned with complex
narrative strategies when telling Holocaust stories. Some examples of excellent
and challenging recent texts for young readers are The Book Thief with its
multimodal presentation and macabre narrator, Postcards from NoMan's Land
and its interwoven narratives told 60 years apart, and T4: A Novel in Verse, all of
which I discuss in ...

Literature For Young Adults

Author: Joan L. Knickerbocker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351813021
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It was followed by their The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (
1992), which the American Library Association (ALA) selected as both a
Caldecott Honor Book and one of the Best Books for Young Adults (Cart, 2001).
... Who can categorize a work such as The Book Thief (Zusak, 2006), which was
originally published in Australia as an adult book but marketed in the United
States as a book for adolescents (Sutton, 2007)? What about Emil and Karl by
Yankev Glatshteyn, ...

Writing And Selling The Young Adult Novel

Author: K L Going
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1582975159
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... this definition? If it's not a genre, what's the glue that holds it together as a
category? The one defining characteristic of YA literature is its audience. Young
adult books are written for or marketed to teens. That's it. Take almost any other
element and try to use it to define the whole and you will find it falls short. Do YA
books always feature teen protagonists? Most of the time, but when you look at
books like Nancy Farmer's The House ofthe Scorpionand Markus Zusak's The
Book Thief, ...