Tag Archives: young adult literature themes

The Real Deal: Teen Characters with Autism in YA Novels

Marilyn Irwin, Ph.D., Emeritus Associate Professor, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Indianapolis Annette Y. Goldsmith, Ph.D., Lecturer, Information School, University of Washington Rachel Applegate, Ph.D., Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis Marilyn Irwin, Annette Y. … Continue reading

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The Printz Award Winners Under a Microscope: Content Trends, Committee Challenges, and Teen Popularity

By Joni Richards Bodart, Ashley N. Barrineau, and Mary L. Flamino Abstract A content analysis of the winners of the Michael L. Printz Award revealed six common content trends: journeys, teenage angst leading to self-actualization, family relationships, romantic relationships, controversial … Continue reading

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