Download e-book for iPad: Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection by Michelle Ann Abate,Gwen Athene Tarbox

By Michelle Ann Abate,Gwen Athene Tarbox

ISBN-10: 1496811674

ISBN-13: 9781496811677

ISBN-10: 149681844X

ISBN-13: 9781496818447

With contributions by:

Eti Berland, Rebecca A. Brown, Christiane Buuck, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Karly Marie Grice, Mary Beth Hines, Krystal Howard, Aaron Kashtan, Michael L. Kersulov, Catherine Kyle, David E. Low, Anuja Madan, Meghann Meeusen, Rachel L. Rickard Rebellino, Rebecca Rupert, Cathy Ryan, Joe Sutliff Sanders, Joseph Michael Sommers, Marni Stanley, Gwen Athene Tarbox, Sarah Thaller, Annette Wannamaker, and Lance Weldy

One of the main major differences in literature for kids and teenagers over the last 20 years has been the resurgence of comics. Educators and librarians extol the advantages of comics examining, and more and more, children�s and YA comics and comics hybrids have received significant prizes, together with the Printz Award and the nationwide ebook Award. regardless of the recognition and impact of children�s and YA picture novels, the style has now not acquired enough scholarly attention.

Graphic Novels for kids and younger Adults is the 1st e-book to supply a severe exam of children�s and YA comics. The anthology is split into 5 sections, constitution and narration; transmedia; pedagogy; gender and sexuality; and id, that mirror an important concerns and routine themes in comics scholarship through the twenty-first century. The individuals are likewise drawn from a various array of disciplines�English, schooling, library technology, and effective arts. jointly, they research quite a few modern comics, together with such hugely well known sequence as Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Lumberjanes; Eisner award-winning photo novels by way of Gene Luen Yang, Nate Powell, Mariko Tamaki, and Jillian Tamaki; in addition to volumes usually challenged to be used in secondary school rooms, akin to Raina Telgemeier�s Drama and Sherman Alexie�s The totally actual Diary of a Part-Time Indian.

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Download e-book for kindle: Representing Children in Chinese and U.S. Children's by Ms Morris Rebecca,Professor Nelson Claudia

By Ms Morris Rebecca,Professor Nelson Claudia

ISBN-10: 1472424212

ISBN-13: 9781472424211

Bringing jointly children’s literature students from China and the USA, this assortment offers an creation to the scope and pursuits of a box characterised via energetic but additionally targeted scholarship in nations with very assorted rhetorical traditions. The volume’s 5 sections spotlight the variations among and overlapping issues of chinese language and American students, as they learn children’s literature with recognize to cultural metaphors and motifs, historic pursuits, authorship, didacticism, very important subject matters, and the present prestige of and destiny instructions for literature and feedback. Wide-ranging and admirably formidable in its encouragement of conversation among students from significant countries, Representing kids in chinese language and U.S. Children’s Literature serves as a version for studying how and why children’s literature, greater than many literary types, circulates internationally.

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Download PDF by Michael Cart,Christine A. Jenkins: The Heart Has Its Reasons: Young Adult Literature with

By Michael Cart,Christine A. Jenkins

ISBN-10: 0810850710

ISBN-13: 9780810850712

Society doesn't make it effortless for youngsters, despite their sexual orientation, to discover exact, nonjudgmental information regarding homosexuality. It makes it much more tough for younger homosexuals to discover confident position types in fiction both written or released expressly for them or—if released for adults—relevant to them and their lives.

The center Has Its Reasons examines those concerns and severely evaluates the physique of literature released for teens that gives gay subject matters and characters. Cart and Jenkins chart the evolution of the sector of YA literature having GLBTQ (gay/lesbian/bisexual, transgendered, and/or queer/questioning) content material. They establish titles which are awesome both for his or her excellence or mess ups, noting the stereotypic, wrongheaded, and outmoded books in addition to the exact, considerate, and tactful titles. beneficial standards for comparing books with GLBTQ content material are supplied. Books and assets of every kind are reviewed in accordance with a version that makes use of the class descriptors of gay Visibility, homosexual Assimilation, and Queer Consciousness/Community. An annotated bibliography and a few author-title lists of books mentioned within the textual content prepared by way of topic around out this worthwhile reference for academics, librarians, mom and dad, and younger adults.

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Download e-book for kindle: Gender(ed) Identities: Critical Rereadings of Gender in by Tricia Clasen,Holly Hassel

By Tricia Clasen,Holly Hassel

ISBN-10: 1138913030

ISBN-13: 9781138913035

This quantity brings jointly varied, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to ascertain gender development in kid's and younger grownup literature. It enhances and updates the scholarship within the box through making a wealthy, cohesive exam of center questions round gender and sexuality in vintage and modern texts. via offering an expansive therapy of gender and sexuality throughout genres, eras, and nationwide literature, the gathering explores how readers come across unorthodox in addition to conventional notions of gender. It starts with essays exploring how kid's and YA literature build groups shaped by means of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and in face-to-face and digital areas. part II's important concentration is how gendered identities are shaped, unpacking how texts for younger readers starting from Amish adolescence periodicals to the blockbuster Divergent sequence hint, reproduce, and form gendered identification socialization. In part III, the fundamental literary functionality of translating trauma into narrative is addressed in classics like Anne of eco-friendly Gables and Pollyanna, in addition to newer works. part IV's specialise in sexuality and romance encompasses fiction and nonfiction works, interpreting how kid's and younger grownup literature can function a regressive, innovative, and transgressive website for building which means approximately intercourse and romance. final, part IV deals new readings of paratextual positive aspects in literature for kids -- from the vintage story of Cinderella to modern illustrated novels. the foremost success of this quantity is offering an up to date diversity of multidisciplinary and methodologically diversified analyses of seriously and commercially winning texts, contributing to the scholarship on kid's and YA literature; gender, sexuality, and women's stories; and a variety of different disciplines.

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Sara K. Day,Miranda A. Green-Barteet,Amy L. Montz's Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction (Studies PDF

By Sara K. Day,Miranda A. Green-Barteet,Amy L. Montz

ISBN-10: 1138247685

ISBN-13: 9781138247680

ISBN-10: 1472431499

ISBN-13: 9781472431493

Responding to the more and more robust presence of dystopian literature for teens, this quantity specializes in novels that includes a feminine protagonist who contends with societal and governmental threats whilst that she is navigating the treacherous waters of younger maturity. The individuals relate the liminal nature of the feminine protagonist to liminality as a unifying function of dystopian literature, literature for and approximately younger ladies, and cultural expectancies of adolescent womanhood. Divided into 3 sections, the gathering investigates cultural assumptions and expectancies of adolescent ladies, considers some of the technique of resistance and uprising made on hand to and explored by means of woman protagonists, and examines how the adolescent lady protagonist is positioned with recognize to the teams and environments that encompass her. In a sequence of thought-provoking essays on quite a lot of writers that comes with Libba Bray, Scott Westerfeld, Tahereh Mafi, Veronica Roth, Marissa Meyer, best friend Condie, and Suzanne Collins, the gathering makes a powerful case for a way this rebellious determine interrogates the competing buildings of adolescent womanhood in late-twentieth- and early twenty-first-century culture.

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Download e-book for iPad: Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults by Carrie Hintz,Elaine Ostry

By Carrie Hintz,Elaine Ostry

ISBN-10: 0415803640

ISBN-13: 9780415803649

ISBN-10: 0415940176

ISBN-13: 9780415940177

This quantity examines various utopian writing for kids from the 18th century to the current day, defining and exploring this new style within the box of kid's literature. the unique essays talk about thematic conventions and current distinct case reviews of person works. All tackle the pedagogical implications of labor that demanding situations youngsters to grapple with questions of excellent or wildly imperfect social firms and their very own autonomy. The e-book contains interviews with inventive writers and the 1st bibliography of utopian fiction for children.

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Download PDF by Annette Wannamaker,Michelle Ann Abate: Global Perspectives on Tarzan: From King of the Jungle to

By Annette Wannamaker,Michelle Ann Abate

ISBN-10: 0415897246

ISBN-13: 9780415897242

This assortment seeks to appreciate the iconic and international allure of Tarzan: Why is a narrative a few feral boy, who's raised through apes within the African jungle, so compelling and so adaptable to assorted cultural contexts and audiences? How is it that an analogous narrative serves because the foundation for either children’s cartoons and extravagant musical productions or as a automobile for either nationalistic discourse and for gentle romantic fable? contemplating a historical past of feedback that highlights the imperialistic, sexist, racist underpinnings of the unique Tarzan narrative, why could this personality and tale entice such a lot of readers and audience world wide? The essays during this quantity, written by way of students residing and dealing in Australia, Canada, Israel, The Netherlands, Germany, France and the U.S. discover those questions utilizing numerous serious lenses. Chapters comprise discussions of Tarzan novels, comics, tv exhibits, toys, motion pictures, and performances produced or allotted within the united states, Canada, Israel, Palestine, Britain, India, The Netherlands, Germany and France and view such issues as imperialism, nationwide identities, language acquisition, model, gender structures, Tarzan’s impression on baby readers and Tarzan’s persevered and wide impression on cultures world wide. What emerges, whilst those items are put into discussion with each other, is an immensely complicated photograph of an everlasting, multi-faceted worldwide popular culture icon.

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Download PDF by Suriyan Panlay: Racism in Contemporary African American Children’s and Young

By Suriyan Panlay

ISBN-10: 3319428926

ISBN-13: 9783319428925

Applying serious race conception to modern African American children’s and younger grownup literature, this booklet explores one key racial factor that has been neglected either in race reviews and literary scholarship—internalised racism. through systematically reading the problem of internalised racism and its dangerous mental results, really in the direction of the younger and susceptible, this ebook defamiliarises the very racial factor that another way has develop into normalised in American racial discourse, reaffirming the relevance of race, racism, and racialisation in modern the US. via readings of works through Jacqueline Woodson, Sharon G. Flake, Tanita S. Davis, Sapphire, Rosa man, and Nikki Grimes, Suriyan Panlay develops a brand new severe discourse on internalised racism by way of learning its results on marginalised teenagers, its manifestations, and the fictitious narrative innovations that may be used to regain and reclaim a feeling of self.

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New PDF release: Memory Work: The Second Generation (Palgrave Macmillan

By Nina Fischer

ISBN-10: 1137557613

ISBN-13: 9781137557612

ISBN-10: 1349566446

ISBN-13: 9781349566440

reminiscence paintings experiences how Jewish young ones of Holocaust survivors from the English-speaking diaspora discover the earlier in literary texts. via selecting parts the place reminiscence manifests - items, Names, our bodies, meals, Passover, Sept. 11 it exhibits how the second one new release have interaction with the pre-Holocaust family members and their mom and dad' survival.

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