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. Jun 05, 2019 · Young Adult literature is generally described as books written for an audience of 12-20 year olds. It may also include books primarily written for adults but which have appeal to younger readers. The CSULB Children's Collection has a section dedicated to YA Fiction, PZ7.5.
The Search for Self: Childhood Interiors and Identity in Contemporary Young Adult Literature By Paige F. O'Rourke An Honors Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment. Another reason young adult literature is a key to literacy is that it has the potential to soften the resistance of students who have decided that they have no need of literature, or for that matter, no need of school. So many students have built walls of defiance around themselves.
Category:Young adult literature. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a category for books described as "young adult literature" and authors of young adult books. See also young adult (psychology). Wikimedia Commons has media related to Children's literature. Subcategories. This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total. identity construction in young adult fiction Developing students’ critical literacy: Exploring identity construction in young adult fiction ©2003 INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION (pp. 638–648) 638 JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT & ADULT LITERACY 46:8 MAY 2003 Thomas W. Bean, Karen Moni The authors use a critical literacy stance to engage students.
much young adult literature has changed dramatically in the last twenty years. The trope that all young adult literature has in common is the search for identity. The dilemma, though, is that in our new post-human age, young people are often questioning not only their emo tional identity, but also their biological identity or just “what. Young Adult Literature Course--complete with Reading Responses and links to many YA books; List of books I have recommended for Young Adults, very brief summaries, some with links to Amazon.com; Historical and Multicultural books in Young Adult literature. Young Adult: Middle and Secondary: a new source for teacher s.