Young Adult Literature

Young Adult Literature

From Romance to Realism

Book - 2016
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"In this new edition: new and expanded treatment of genre fiction, including dystopian literature and steampunk; a new, detailed examination of the retail market for young adults, including such dramatic new trends and features as the appearance of the New Adult audience, the adult consumer, and the significant impact on the market of such best sellers as John Green, Suzanne Collins, Veronica Roth, and Rainbow Rowell; interviews with leaders in the field; updated and expanded coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex fiction; new chapters focusing on teen demographics, multicultural literature, and teen literacy, including multiple literacies; coverage of the renascence of realistic fiction; coverage of new trends in graphic novels; revised treatment of the burgeoning audiobook field; discussion of the future of print; attention to the importance to the field of motion pictures being made from young adult novels; [and] expanded attention given to narrative and creative nonfiction"-- Preface, pages xi-xii
Publisher: Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016
Edition: Third edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780838914625
Branch Call Number: YA REF 813.009 Cart 2016
Characteristics: xii, 310 pages ; 26 cm


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