This course introduces students to the varied and multi-cultural field of adolescent literature. Students focus on various genres, including realistic fiction, romance and adventure, science fiction/fantasy, autobiography, and poetry. Content includes pertinent criticism, important bibliographies, research studies, historical analysis, and increasingly sophisticated pedagogical resources. Students will use the works they read, current research, and web-based resources to create curricula appropriate for adolescent readers. [Dual-listed with ENG 5560.] Dual-listed courses require senior standing; juniors may enroll with permission of the department.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017