About JRLYAThe Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults is an open-access, peer-reviewed online research journal published by the Young Adult Library Services Association. Its purpose is to enhance the development of theory, research, and practices to support young adult library services, as emphasized in’ YALSA’s National Research Agenda.
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Tag Archives: graphic novels
Betts-Green, Dawn and Don Latham. “Drawing Queerness: Evaluating Notable LGBTQ Graphic Novels for Teens.” Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 8 (2017). n. page. Web. <Date accessed>.
Emily Simmons, ELA Teacher, Hernando Middle School Simmons, Emily. Adolescent Females and the Graphic Novel: A Content Analysis. Journal of Research on Libraries & Young Adults 6 (2015): n. page. Web. <Date accessed>.
By Robin Moeller, Amy Pattee, and Angela Leeper,’ Advisory Board Members, Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults Research that examines the interests, behaviors, and preferences of young adults is often conducted by those scholars who hold an affinity … Continue reading
More Powerful than a Locomotive: Using Graphic Novels to Motivate Struggling Male Adolescent Readers
by Karen Gavigan Abstract Although the popularity of graphic novels is growing by leaps and bounds, there is currently little empirical research documenting their use with struggling male adolescent readers. The purpose of this article is to present the results … Continue reading