Ann Rea, Literature for Adolescents, Spring 2016

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
-Eilis Dillon, The Island of Horses
-S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders
-Sharon Flake, Who Am I Without Him?
-Joyce Lee Wong, Seeing Emily
-Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
-Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games
-Jack Gantos, Desire Lines
-Nick Hornby, Slam
-Chris Crutcher, Whale Talk

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