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Authors And Artists For Young Adults

Author : Thomas McMahon
ISBN : 0787646733
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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With Authors & Artists for Young Adults teens have a source where they can discover fascinating and entertaining facts about the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists, and other creative personalities that most interest them. International in scope, each volume contains 20-25 entries offering personal behind-the-scenes information, portraits, movie stills, bibliographies, a cumulative index and more.For table of contents or other volume specific information see the entry for the volume.While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.

Coming Of Age In Jon Krakauer S Into The Wild

Author : Noël Merino
ISBN : 9780737773248
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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The subject of endless speculation, Chris McCandless abrupt journey into the American wilderness and his subsequent mysterious death play a central role in Jon Krakauer's 1996 nonfiction book Into the Wild. This comprehensive edition provides an in-depth analysis of the life, work, and career of author Jon Krakauer, focusing particularly on the theme of coming of age as it relates to Into the Wild. Readers are presented with a series of essays that tackle questions about McCandless' death, the substantiality of Krakauer's theories, and the parallels between McCandless' story and other travel-based coming of age stories. Modern perspectives on coming of age and travel narratives are also discussed, allowing readers examine concepts such as self-actualization, the relationship between travel and gender, and the dangers of inexperienced traveling.

Biography Of Eminent Men Statesmen Heroes Authors Artists And Men Of Science Of Europe And America

Author : Samuel Griswold Goodrich
ISBN : NYPL:33433082305057
Genre : Biography
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Authors Artists For Young Adults

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ISBN : 0787693219
Genre : Artists
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Multicultural Literature For Children And Young Adults

Author : Ginny Moore Kruse
ISBN : UOM:39015066888796
Genre : Children's literature, American
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"A careful selection of children's and young adult books with multicultural themes and topics which were published in the United States and Canada between 1991 and 1996"--Preface, p. vii.

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Author : Henryk Sawoniak
ISBN : 9783110975062
Genre : Reference
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Violence In Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games Trilogy

Author : Gary Wiener
ISBN : 9780737769913
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Suzanne Collins' dystopian trilogy envisions a world where survival and violence quite literally take the center stage. To maintain order, suppress independence, and punish past rebellions, the Capitol selects two participants, or tributes, from each of the twelve districts to fight in an annual televised death match called the Hunger Games. This compelling edition explores Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games through the lens of violence. The book provides biographical information about the author and offers a perspective on her influences. A series of essays, which discuss aspects of the novel, focusing on Katniss, her struggles, and the meaning and impact of violence, allow readers to gain a greater insight into the intersection between social issues and literature.

Creating Meaning In Young Adulthood

Author : Christopher J. Kazanjian
ISBN : 9781000609363
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Creating Meaning in Young Adulthood explores the ways in which young adults are creating meanings in life through their relationships with the world. Chapters synthesize research in the fields of child psychology, counseling, multicultural education, and existential-humanistic psychology to offer readers a contemporary understanding of the greater challenges for growth and development that youth currently face. Using ample case studies, the book also sets forth a resilience-based approach for helping readers facilitate the healing, growth, and enlightenment of young adults.

Library And Information Science Annual

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ISBN : UCAL:B5090926
Genre : Information science
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Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : WISC:89104096706
Genre : Subject headings, Library of Congress
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Authors Artists For Young Adults

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ISBN : 0787677884
Genre : Authors
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Young Adult Literature From Romance To Realism Third Edition

Author : Michael Cart
ISBN : 9780838914625
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Writers Artists Singers And Musicians Of The National Hungarian Jewish Cultural Association Omike 1939 1944

Author : Frederick Bondy
ISBN : 9781612494814
Genre : History
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In May 1938, Hungary passed anti-Semitic laws causing hundreds of Jewish artists to lose their jobs. In response, Budapest's Jewish community leaders organized an Artistic Enterprise under the aegis of OMIKE Országos Magyar Izraelita Közművelődési Egyesület (Hungarian Jewish Education Association) to provide employment and livelihood for actors, singers, musicians, conductors, composers, writers, playwrights, painters, graphic artists, and sculptors. Between 1939 and 1944, activities were centered in Goldmark Hall beside the Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest. Hundreds of artists from all over Hungary took part in about one thousand performances, including plays, concerts, cabaret, ballet, operas, and operettas. These performances appealed to the highly cultured Budapest Jewish community, ever desirous of high-caliber events, particularly under oppressive conditions of the time. Art exhibitions also were held for painters, graphic artists, and sculptors to sell their creations. Lévai's 1943 book (with new, additional chapters by noted historians and musicians) is the core of this expanded edition and provides interviews with individual artists who recall their early lives and circumstances that led them to join the Artistic Enterprise. The book records the technical functioning, structure, and operation of this remarkable theater and concert venue. It provides fascinating details about those who worked behind the scenes: répétiteurs, hair stylists, and personnel involved with costumes, lighting, and scenery. Because the stage was small, clever choreographic and scenery improvisation had to be made, and the stagehands were clearly up to the task. Since these artists were not allowed to perform before the general public or advertise with posters on the streets, the book describes special means devised to overcome these difficulties and bring Jewish audiences into the theater in large numbers. Lastly, the book carries the theater's story up to Sunday morning, March 19, 1944, a day of infamy, when the German army marched into Hungary.

The Story I Want To Tell Explorations In The Art Of Writing

Author : The Telling Room
ISBN : 9780884484226
Genre : Literary Criticism
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20 stories, poems, and essays by bestselling writers paired with 20 pieces by aspiring writers 40+ pages of interviews, writing prompts, and tools for classroom use THE STORY I WANT TO TELL pairs the work of 20 aspiring young writers—including immigrants from war-ravaged countries—with original stories, essays, and poems from Richard Blanco, Richard Russo, Elizabeth Gilbert, Dave Eggers, Lily King, Jonathan Lethem, Bill Roorbach, Monica Wood, and other top writers in a call-and-response anthology. The book’s supplemental materials make it a perfect tool for writers’ groups and writing teachers.

Arba In Depth

Author : Martin Dillon
ISBN : UOM:39015058261929
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This new addition to the ARBA In-depth series provides focused help in building children's and young adult collections. More than 300 critical reviews of quality reference titles by subject experts cover reference titles for this audience; all of which have appeared in the last six editions of American Reference Books Annual, the long-trusted source of reliable reviews of recent reference publications. Author, title, and subject indexes, as well as a contributor list, are provided. The fourth in this series of companion volumes to ARBA, this work is designed to assist academic, public, and school libraries in the systematic selection of suitable reference materials for their collections. Its purpose is to aid in the evaluation process by presenting more than 300 critical and evaluative reviews in all areas of children's and young adult resources.

Cart S Top 200 Adult Books For Young Adults

Author : Michael Cart
ISBN : 9780838911587
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Author of the bestseller Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism, Cart applies his considerable expertise as columnist and critic for Booklist to identifying 200 exceptional adult books that will satisfy a variety of young adults recreational reading tastes. Features only the best of the best no cheesy star bios or chick lit lite here. Makes finding a great book easy, with multiple indexes and thorough annotation .

Young Adult Literature

Author : Michael Cart
ISBN : 9780838910450
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This survey helps YA librarians who want to freshen up their readers advisory skills, teachers who use novels in the classroom, and adult services librarians who increasingly find themselves addressing the queries of teen patrons.

The Critic

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Genre : American literature
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Graphic Novels For Children And Young Adults

Author : Michelle Ann Abate
ISBN : 9781496811684
Genre : Literary Criticism
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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 most significant transformations in literature for children and young adults during the last twenty years has been the resurgence of comics. Educators and librarians extol the benefits of comics reading, and increasingly, children's and YA comics and comics hybrids have won major prizes, including the Printz Award and the National Book Award. Despite the popularity and influence of children's and YA graphic novels, the genre has not received adequate scholarly attention. Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults is the first book to offer a critical examination of children's and YA comics. The anthology is divided into five sections, structure and narration; transmedia; pedagogy; gender and sexuality; and identity, that reflect crucial issues and recurring topics in comics scholarship during the twenty-first century. The contributors are likewise drawn from a diverse array of disciplines--English, education, library science, and fine arts. Collectively, they analyze a variety of contemporary comics, including such highly popular series as Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Lumberjanes; Eisner award-winning graphic novels by Gene Luen Yang, Nate Powell, Mariko Tamaki, and Jillian Tamaki; as well as volumes frequently challenged for use in secondary classrooms, such as Raina Telgemeier's Drama and Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.

The New Modernist Studies Reader

Author : Sean Latham
ISBN : 9781350106284
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Bringing together 17 foundational texts in contemporary modernist criticism in one accessible volume, this book explores the debates that have transformed the field of modernist studies at the turn of the millennium and into the 21st century. The New Modernist Studies Reader features chapters covering the major topics central to the study of modernism today, including: · Feminism, gender, and sexuality · Empire and race · Print and media cultures · Theories and history of modernism Each text includes an introductory summary of its historical and intellectual contexts, with guides to further reading to help students and teachers explore the ideas further. Includes essential texts by leading critics such as: Anne Anlin Cheng, Brent Hayes Edwards, Rita Felski, Susan Stanford Friedman, Mark Goble, Miriam Bratu Hansen, Andreas Huyssen, David James, Heather K. Love, Douglas Mao, Mark S. Morrisson, Michael North, Jessica Pressman, Lawrence Rainey, Paul K. Saint-Amour, Bonnie Kime Scott, Urmila Seshagiri, Robert Spoo, and Rebecca L. Walkowitz.

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