Ann Rea, Literature for Adolescents, Spring 2011

Course Description:

This course will read classics as well as modern works written specifically for an adolescent audience. We will also read and discuss sociological and psychological constructions of adolescents and books on pedagogy. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 and ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

-Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
-Katherine Paterson, Lyddie
-Katherine Paterson, Bridge to Terabithia
-Jerry Spinelli, Stargirl
-S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders
-Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass
-Sharon Flake, The Skin I'm In
-Joyce Lee Wong, Seeing Emily
-Walter Dean Myers, Monster
-Nick Hornby, Slam
-Jack Gantos, Desire Lines

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