Baker & Taylor Provides teaching strategies; annotated lists organized by theme, genre, topic, and reading level; and interviews with a variety of young adult authors.
Young adult literature can have a powerful impact on students’ reading and intellectual development. In this book, young adult literature expert Jim Blasingame helps teachers understand the power and purpose of young adult literature. He also presents instructional strategies proven to facilitate students’ interactions with texts?and promote higher order thinking skills. He includes many annotated lists?organized by theme, topic, genre, reading level, and more?of the best young adult books as well as fascinating interviews with 30 of today’s most popular YA authors. For use with Grades 5 & Up.
Young adult literature expert Jim Blasingame shares annotated lists of the best young adult books and fascinating author interviews.