Storytelling for Young Adults: A Guide to Tales for Teens (Google eBook)

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Libraries Unlimited, 2003 - Education - 208 pages
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This annotated bibliography of stories for young adults-containing both reprints and original retellings- from around the world and throughout the ages, is the new second edition of the best selling "Storytelling for Young Adults." Hundreds of story suggestions are organized by theme within broad genre categories: Tales of the Fantastic, Tales of the Folk, Tales of Life, Tales of the Spirit, Tales of Laughter, and Tales of the Arts and Sciences. Each section contains commentary, guidelines, and a bibliography of resources; sample ready-to-tell tales are also included. Indexed by author, title, and subject-including curriculum connections, this guide will be helpful to storytellers, school and public librarians, and teachers working with young adults, as well as to the teens themselves.

De Vos also shares proven techniques for choosing the right story, introducing the story to teenagers, and making the storytelling experience memorable. An essential resource for educators who work with teens. Grades 7-12.

  

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Interesting resource for YA librarians. It has an impressive number of tales annotated for a variety of genres. There are also a few full-text of tales. Could be a good addition to the professional library of a YA librarian. Read full review

Contents

Storytelling and the Young Adult
1
Who Are Young Adults?
2
The Values
4
The Stories
10
References
12
Telling the Tales
15
What Is Story?
16
Choosing the Right Story
17
Annotated Bibliography
116
References
123
Sample Stories
125
King Herla
126
Nicholas Flamel
129
The Phantom Ahead
131
Room for One More
134
A Twist in Life
137

How to Tell Stories
19
Teen Tellers
28
Tales of the Fantastic
31
Horror Tales
32
Annotated Bibliography
36
References
51
Tales of the Folk
53
Folktales and Fairy Tales Defined
55
Perception of Folktales
56
Annotated Bibliography
58
References
67
Tales of Life
69
Stories of Romance
70
Family and Local Histories
71
References
79
Tales of the Spirit
81
Myths
82
Legends
83
Annotated Bibliography
84
References
96
Tales of Laughter
97
Twists and Turns
99
Annotated Bibliography
100
References
108
Tales of the Arts and Sciences
109
Fractured Fairy Tales
110
Word Origins
111
Tales of the Folk
138
Old Frost and Young Frost
139
Kings Questions
142
The Twelve Months
143
Tales of Life
144
The Legend of Mary Overie
145
Mrs Stone
146
OPerRue
149
Taryns Jump
151
Tales of the Spirit
152
Gest and Mara
153
Why All Tongues Are Red
155
Tales of Laughter
158
The Final Exam
159
The King and His Jester
160
My Mothers Pets
162
Tales of the Arts and Sciences
164
A Pound of Flesh
165
Snake Back Ride
168
A Winter Tale
171
Wodens Wagon
173
References
174
Author Index
175
Title Index
177
Theme Index
185
Story Collections
203
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About the author (2003)

GAIL DE VOS is a storyteller and consultant in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and the author of several award-winning books on storytelling.

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