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Author Aronson, Marc.
Title Exploding the myths : the truth about teenagers and reading / Marc Aronson.
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, c2001.
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 Floor4  Z718.5 .A76 2001    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 146 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Scarecrow studies in young adult literature ; no. 4
Scarecrow studies in young adult literature ; 4.
Note Includes index.
Contents 1. "The YA novel is dead" and other fairly stupid tales -- 2. The three faces of multiculturalism -- 3. The challenge and the glory of YA literature -- 4. The journals judged -- 5. How adult is young adult -- 6. We have nothing to lose but our isolation -- 7. When coming of age meets the age that's coming : one editor's view of how young adult publishing developed in America -- 8. Exploring the basement : the artistic challenge of YA literature -- 9. What is real about realism : all the wrong questions about YA literature -- 10. The power of words -- 11. The myths of teenage -- 12. Calling all ye printz and printzesses -- 13. Puff the magic dragon : how the newest young adult fiction grapples with a world in upheaval -- 14. What is YA, and what is its future : voice, form and access : a dialogue with Jacqueline Woodson.
Subject Teenagers -- Books and reading.
Young adults -- Books and reading.
Youth -- Books and reading.
ISBN 0810839040 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 44876907