Ann Rea, Literature For Adolescents, Spring 2014

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

S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders

Sharon Flake, The Skin I'm In

Joyce Lee Wong, Seeing Emily

Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Jack Gantos, Desire Lines

Orson Scott Card, Enders Game

Nick Hornby, Slam

Jerry Spinelli, Stargirl

Jandy Nelson, The Sky is Everywhere

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