Cline, Ruth and William McBride. If it sounds out there, well, it is—in the best possible way. The Catcher in the Rye by J. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson Published intechnically as middle grade fiction a bit younger than YABrown Girl Dreaming is one of the finest books for young readers to come out in recent years. Before high schooler Hannah Baker commits suicide, she makes cassette tapes for thirteen people, explaining the thirteen reasons why she committed suicide.
The role of the YA writer is to provide the YA reader with entertainment and with content that can be used as a reference for their own experiences.
Children's and Young Adult Literature: General Information
Trying to speak to da kidz is not da answer. This area of reading is a clear candidate for censorship in classroom and library; therefore, both textbooks are also concerned with the role of these professionals as mediators between the books and the community at large. This is one of the reasons YA tends to have a protagonist discover the problem and then join an existing resistance — it means you get to show the problem first and then introduce a workable solution as opposed to the protagonist having to form a resistance from whole cloth. They are written primarily for the instruction of an audience of budding librarians and teachers. Scott, Foresman and Co. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.