Presenting Young Adult Fantasy Fiction

Presenting Young Adult Fantasy Fiction

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Baker & Taylor
Organizes fantasy literature into sub-genres and examines the lives and works of authors in each of the different areas

Book News
A study of fantasy fiction for young adults, drawing on insights from the author's six-year relationship with a group of teen readers called the Fantasy Fanatics. Each chapter traces the development of one subgenre, featuring a detailed biographical critique of a contemporary American author within that category. Includes many quotes from young people and their evaluations of books and authors, plus lists of recommended titles. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
Presenting Young Adult Fantasy Fiction is the product of young adult librarian, critic, and editor Cathi Dunn MacRae's six-year working relationship with a group of teen readers called the Fantasy Fanatics. No other literary study features teen choices and opinions so prominently, actually quoting young people's evaluations of hundreds of books and authors.
Opening with a fascinating array of definitions by writers, critics, and teenagers, MacRae organizes this elusive genre into manageable categories. Each chapter traces the development of one subgenre, featuring a detailed biographical critique of a contemporary American fantasist within that category.
Librarians, educators, and other professionals who work with young adults and reading will find an inside track and a valuable reference guide to one of teens' most beloved genres. Both adult and teenaged fans of the literature, from the novice to the expert, will find Presenting Young Adult Fantasy Fiction a unique road map to their favorite imaginative territory.

Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers, [1998]
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9780805782202
0805782206
Branch Call Number: YA 813.0876 Ma 1998
Characteristics: xxx, 464 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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