Teen Genre Connections: From Booktalking to Booklearning (Annotated edition)

Teen Genre Connections: From Booktalking to Booklearning (Annotated edition)

By: Lucy Schall (author)Paperback

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Description

Adventure, fantasy, mystery/suspense-teens love genre fiction-and genre nonfiction! By focusing on the genres teens love, you'll find a great way to connect them with books, and an effective means by through which to promote some of today's best and most popular YA books. Whether you are a public or school librarian, teacher, or teen group leader, you'll love this book. It offers background information, ready-to-use booktalks, and related activities for more than 100 young adult titles, focusing on those published in the past 3 years. Grades6-12 Adventure, fantasy, mystery/suspense-teens love genre fiction-and genre nonfiction! By focusing on the genres teens love, you'll find a great way to connect them with books and an effective means through which to promote some of today's best and most popular YA books. Whether you are a public or school librarian, teacher, or teen group leader, you'll love this book. It offers background information, ready-to-use booktalks, and related activities for more than 100 young adult titles, focusing on those published in the past 3 years. For each book, the author notes the reading level and alternative formats, such as nonfiction, graphic novels, and journal/diary. The book summary lists name and age of the main character, setting, any special features of the book, and gives a brief plot line. This is followed by a booktalk to use or adapt, approximately five extension activities (at least one of which requires research), and an annotated list of read-alikes and related works. Grades 6-12.

About Author

Lucy Schall is a retired high school and middle school teacher, a book reviewer for VOYA, and author of numerous Libraries Unlimited booktalking guides.

Contents

Introduction Issues Personal Challenges Interpersonal Challenges Social Challenges Contemporary Life Coming of Age Sports Humor Adventure/Survival Land Sea Mystery/Suspense Contemporary History/Period Paranormal Fantasy/Science Fiction/Paranormal Legends and Stories Magical Coming of Age The Unexplained Futuristic History/Period Choices in Change Choices in War Leaders and Defining Events Multiple Cultures Mixed Cultures World Cultures Multi-Cultural America

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781591582298
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 340
  • ID: 9781591582298
  • ISBN10: 1591582296
  • edition: Annotated edition

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