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Literature for Adolescents

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The focus of this course is on literature for young adults, written by writers who write specifically for the young adult audience. Participants in the course will examine trends in literature for young adults, consider relevant issues presented in the literature, pursue topics of interest to young adults as reflected in their literature, and become familiar with authors of young adult literature. Course participants will also consider the role of literature within the community of an individual classroom and across the curriculum of grades 6-12.