Radical Change: Books for Youth in a Digital Age, Part 5

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Hw Wilson Company, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 344 pages
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"Thoughtful & thought-provoking...Professionals who work with youth will come away from this with a new understanding of contemporary youth literature & how to evaluate it." - Booklist. Radical Change: Books for Youth in a Digital Age presents a new way of looking at literature for children & young adults. It offers a conceptual framework for understanding & evaluating books that differ sharply from traditional expectations - books that appeal to savvy Net Generation readers. Dresang shows how printed books are changing in step with positive developments in the digital world, & how librarians, teachers, & parents can recognize & appreciate good books for youth that break barriers, with materials previously unavailable in children's & young adult literature; create connections for & among young people; & use digital design to open the way for a new kind of reading & understanding, with sophisticated graphics & multilayered, nonlinear stories & information. The book includes a thorough discussion of radical change, in-depth analyses of individual titles & illustrations, a guide to recognizing a good book in the digital age, & an extensive annotated bibliography - with a digital connection, for Dresang has established a web site for Radical Change at http://slis-one.lis.fsu.edu.radicalchange.

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Terrific read for those of us who love children's literature, and have recognized the exciting changes taking place. Read full review

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Contents

SECTION ONE Recognizing Radical Change
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Radical Changes in Books
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